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Joy M. Woods Bennett, MA

  • Adjunct Professor

Affiliated Programs


  • PhD, Communication Studies (Ant. 2023) 
    University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • MA, Sociology of Education (2019) 
    The University of Iowa (IA)
  • BS, Political Science (2015)
    Texas Wesleyan University (TX) 

About Me

I am a current doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin in the Moody College of Communication. I am pursuing a doctorate in interpersonal communication with a concentration in health communication. My specific area of expertise is health communication, health equity, and diversity & inclusion.

With over six (6) years of experience, I have become an expert in qualitative measurement and research design; stakeholder relationships; educational curriculum development and maintenance, specifically in areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; health campaign design and implementation; and D&I assessment.