Charlotte Duff


Charlotte began teaching at the undergraduate level in 2021 and has since developed and taught courses exploring digital media and society, communication theory, communication research, human communication, and public speaking. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Communication at Georgia State University, in Atlanta, GA.

Her research interests center around civic engagement and social movements. She is specifically interested in the communication of and within the disabled community and primarily utilizes qualitative and rhetorical methods.

Charlotte also serves as the Marketing and Development Director for the non-profit youth sports organization, the Atlanta Field Hockey Club, located in Atlanta, GA, where she currently lives.


Civic engagement, communication and social movements, disability, media representations, social media, and media literacy.


Ph.D., Communication, Georgia State University, in progress

M.A., Civic Media, Columbia College Chicago, 2022

B.A., Communication, Columbia College Chicago, 2020

Selected Publications

Friesem, Y., Duff, C. & Hendricks, T. (2023). Youth-powered or empowered: How self-determination theory can help us better understand youth media dynamics with adult facilitators during the pandemic. The Journal of Alternative & Community Media (JOACM).