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Chris McRae
Assistant Professor

Chris  McRae

performance studies, cultural studies, critical communication pedagogy

Office: CIS 3028

Dr. McRae joined the faculty in 2011. His research interests center on the communicative and critical implications of music performance, listening, and pedagogy. His current research project works from the example of the music and autobiography of trumpet player Miles Davis to raise questions about listening, ethics, and pedagogy.

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2011.
(emphasis: performance studies, critical communication pedagogy)
M.A., Communication, University of South Florida, 2007. (emphasis: performance studies)
B.A., Communication, University of South Florida, 2004.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
89186ORI 4019001Perf Identity & Culture
CIS 3020
82297COM 6001901Theories and Histories of Comm
Required Of All NEW Communication Graduate Students
CIS 3063
87828SPC 6903001Directed Readings

TBA 100
82092SPC 7980002Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100

Graduate Students

Jacob Abraham, Adolfo Lagomasino

Alyse Keller