Meredith Ginn is a Lecturer of Communication in the School of Communication and Media at Kennesaw State University. Ginn joined the faculty at KSU in January of 2017 after teaching at Georgia Highlands College from 2005-2015, where she earned tenure and the rank of Associate Professor. She also taught briefly in an adjunct role at Georgia Perimeter and Reinhardt colleges.
Ginn graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University, with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a master’s degree in communication. While in graduate school at Auburn, she was recognized by the International Communication Association with the “Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award” and served as marshal for the entire graduate school during the commencement ceremony. She has taught a wide variety of communication courses, including human communication, public speaking, media studies and political communication. In 2012, she was named “Teacher of the Year” for her institution, and was honored at the University System of Georgia’s annual gala.
Since 2009, Ginn has been involved with the Cobb Education Consortium, bringing together educators from all grade levels within the Cobb County area. She has been an active member of the Georgia Communication Association, Southern States Communication Association and National Communication Association, and presents regularly at these conferences. Ginn has also served as a textbook reviewer, and authored the Instructor Manual to accompany a popular human communication textbook.
In her spare time, Ginn enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She leads her daughter’s Girl Scout troop, organizes her neighborhood book club, and volunteers with children’s choral programs at a local church. Her hobbies include practicing yoga, learning beginner tennis, and attending theatrical productions. She encourages students to consider John Powell’s famous quote, “Communication works for those who work at it.” Welcome to the course!