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Graduate Students

Learn more about the current master's students in the Department of Communication at Saint Louis University.

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Hadassah Amoako

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Gloria Akua Annan

Gloria Akua Annan is a master’s student and teaching assistant in SLU’s Department of Communication. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor study in political science at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana from 2015 to 2019.

She has four years of experience in claims communications, digital marketing communications and brand reputation management in the insurance industry. Her research interest lies at the intersection of corporate communications and health (insurance) communications, while working toward furthering her education in either communication, public and social policy or forensic linguistics.

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Anna Baugher

Anna Baugher is a master’s student and teaching assistant in SLU’s Department of Communication. She received her B.A. in communication with a focus on journalism and media studies from SLU in May 2023. Anna is interested in the field of rhetorical studies — particularly narrative criticism, metamorphic criticism, and the rhetoric of public memory. After earning her master’s, she plans to begin a Ph.D. program and pursue a career as a college professor. 

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Joseph Callahan

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Ifeyinwa Enedah

Prisca Enedah is an M.A. student in communication. She is interested in the tactical use of communications strategies to achieve organizational missions and goals. Coming from a background in psychology at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Nigeria, Prisca has gained experience in marketing and communications, digital content strategy, and integrated communications campaigns. She is a graduate assistant at Saint Louis University's Division of Marketing and Communications. Her career goal is to work with organizations to build and maintain brand equity through impactful communications strategies.

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Gurwinder Kaur

Gurwinder Kaur is a master’s student and graduate teaching assistant in SLU's Department of Communication. She has a master’s in English literature and language, and taught English and public speaking for five years. She is interested in health, organization, and gender communication and plans to enroll in a Ph.D. program after earning a master's degree. Her ultimate career goal is to become a professor and teach communication.

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Ashley Jost

Ashley Jost received her B.A. in communication from Truman State University in 2013. She then worked as a journalist after graduation for several years covering higher education, among other things, before switching to working in higher education. Free speech continues to be a passion for her, and she's also developed an interest in making scholarship more accessible, getting it into the hands of actual practitioners, whether they’re journalists or communicators in industry.

In January 2023, she moved abroad to work temporarily at SLU-Madrid, and now her goal is to stay and see whether she can make her mark on an international campus!

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Annaly Izurieta

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Andreia Marcelo