Krista Klocke is currently a PhD student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at Iowa State University with a teaching assistantship in the Public Speaking Program, teaching sections of the SpCm212 course. She earned her BA in Speech Communication and Communication Studies with a Minor in Psychology and a Certificate in Leadership Studies from Iowa State University.
Krista loves teaching and mentoring college students in public speaking, communication theory, leadership development, and other areas related to rhetoric and communication. She is passionate about supporting students in their academic journeys. Her research interests include women’s political communication (specifically, women’s campaign ads for U.S. Senate), U.S. public address, rhetorical theory, and the classical rhetorical tradition.