Dr. Victoria Gallagher, professor of communication, has been named associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Gallagher was appointed to the position, which combines oversight for the college’s undergraduate and graduate studies, last year.
Her undergraduate responsibilities include the development of undergraduate curriculum, policy and procedures. She also directs graduate programs and serves as a liaison with the Graduate School.
A member of NC State’s Academy of Outstanding Teachers, Gallagher teaches courses in rhetorical theory and criticism, communication ethics and organizational communication. Her primary area of scholarship is rhetorical criticism of civil rights-related discourse, museums and memorials, visual images and public art.
She has served on 17 master’s committees in communication and 16 for technical communication, English and liberal studies programs. She is serving on six doctoral committees for the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media Program.