Jade Olson

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D., University of Maryland

2130 Skinner Building
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Jade Olson is a senior lecturer who teaches at both the Universities at Shady Grove and our College Park campus. Jade joined the Department of Communication in 2009. She teaches courses on rhetorical criticism, social change, argumentation, public policy, and environmental communication. Her research explores the rhetorical construction of radical and revolutionary environmental activism. Jade earned her Ph.D. (2017) and M.A. (2011) in Communication from the University of Maryland. She is originally from Portland, Oregon and now resides in College Park with her spouse.

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