BA, University of the West Indies (Jamaica); MA, Clark University; Ph.D., Howard University
Nickesia S. Gordon, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the School of Communication, RIT. Her research focuses on communication and gender, race and nationality as well as communication for social change.
Additionally, her research agenda includes examining how the Communication curriculum in higher ed can engage experiential learning practices and help foster civic/community engagement among college students.
Dr. Gordon earned her doctoral degree in Communication and Culture from Howard University and also holds a Master’s degree in English Literature from Clark University, Massachusetts.
In the News
May 26, 2021
Podcast: Race, Gender and Voting Rights
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 49: New restrictive voting laws in states across the country present obstacles to the polls via voter ID laws, voter role purges, and poll closures. The collective impact on American citizens’ right to vote follows the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage. Nickesia Gordon, School of Communication, and Trinity McFadden '21 (criminal justice), talk with historian Carol Anderson, Emory University.