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Elizabeth Reeves O'Connor

Principal Lecturer in Communication and Director of Undergraduate Studies: Communication; Advertising & Public Relations
3224 Eastman Hall
B.S., RIT; M.S., RIT

Elizabeth Reeves O’Connor has been teaching in the Department of Communication since 2001. She developed and maintains the RIT Public Speaking YouTube Channel (, and has co-organized the Institute Public Speaking Contest. She earned the Top Paper in Mass Communication award at the Eastern Communication Association Conference in 2007 for her research on cosmetic surgery and reality television. Elizabeth was recently awarded the Provost’s Learning Innovations Grant to fund her research on student transcription as a pedagogical tool for improving speech writing, organization, and delivery skills.