Dr. Linsay M. Cramer  is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Indiana University East, located in Richmond, Indiana. She received her PhD in 2017 from the School of Media & Communication at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Her research is focused on critical rhetorical approaches to the analysis of intercultural communication and whiteness studies specifically in the areas of media and sport. She is interested in how dominant racial and gender ideologies are constructed, negotiated, and perpetuated through sport and/or media discourses. 


Dr. Cramer has experience teaching a variety of diverse courses including Cross-Cultural Communication, Communication & Social Conflict, Rhetoric & Sport, Relational Communication, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Business Communication, and Public Communication for Leaders. 

Dr. Cramer is currently working on projects focused on the critical rhetorical analysis of race, gender, and whiteness in media and sport texts. Her most recent project includes a co-authored chapter with Dr. Alberto González (Bowling Green State Univeristy) in a 2018 edited book by A. Atay and S. Toyosaki (Eds.), Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books), entitled Dialogue and Intercultural Communication Pedagogy. She also has recently published article entitled "Cam Newton and Russell Westbrook's Symbolic Resistance to Whiteness in the NFL and NBA" in The Howard Journal of Communications.

For more information about her research or teaching, click here or contact her at lmcramer@iu.edu.