Speer ThumbnailAnnika Speer is a Lecturer at University of California-Riverside teaching Public Speaking. She completed her PhD in Theater Studies with a doctoral emphasis in Feminist Studies at University of California-Santa Barbara and recently concluded a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Communication at University of Connecticut. Annika’s research interests include gender and communication, and documentary/ interview-based theatre. Her most recent publication was in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, and she has forthcoming publications in Contemporary Studies of Sexuality & Communication: Theoretical and Applied Approaches as well as Communication Across the Lifespan: ICA Theme Book. In addition to academic work, Annika works as a dramaturgical researcher for films, most recently for Men, Women & Children, (produced by Right of Way Films, 2014), Walking Stories (produced by Out There/Frenesy Film, 2013) and Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (produced by Sony Pictures Television, 2013).


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