Amanda Coletti

PhD Candidate and Graduate Assistant

Department of Communication


     B.A., Behavioral Neuroscience, Connecticut College
     M.S., Physiology & Neurobiology, University of Connecticut
   Amanda is a PhD Candidate studying science communication, narrative storytelling, and training evaluation. Her focus is centered on designing and evaluating storytelling-based communication training programs for STEM professionals in order to help them tell more effective stories about their research and experiences in STEM. She also conducts research examining how women in STEM express their multiple identities on social media. Amanda is also a story slam-winning storyteller who loves to craft and perform her own STEM stories on the stage.
Courses Taught: 
    COMM 1000: The Process of Communication
    COMM 1100:  Principles of Public Speaking
    COMM 3310W: Media Literacy & Criticism
    COMM 2000Q: Research Methods in Communication
    COMM 2100: Professional Communication
photo of Amanda Coletti, graduate student
Contact Information
Mailing Address337 Mansfield Rd. Unit 1259, Storrs, CT 06269-1259