Tennley VikTennley Vik

Assistant Professor of Communication

OFFICE: Room 120, Roosevelt Hall


OFFICE: (620) 341- 5713

FAX: (620) 341-6031

Email: tvik@emporia.edu

Dr. Tennley Vik joined the communication department in 2011. Dr. Vik received her bachelor’s degrees in communication studies and philosophy from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2005. Her M.A. degree in communication was earned from North Dakota State University in 2007. Dr. Vik completed her doctoral work at Ohio University in the summer of 2012.

Dr. Vik’s research focuses on sexuality and communication. Her research interests include family communication about sexuality and reproduction, as well as disclosure, ownership, and commodification of sexuality. Her publications can be found in journals such as the Journal of Family Communication, Communication Studies, Review of Communication, and the North Dakota Journal of Speech and Theatre.

Dr. Vik teaches courses in small group communication, interpersonal communication and public speaking.