Currently pursing a P.h.D in Public Communication
B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
M.A. in Communication from Georgia State University
Current research interests include the politicization of public health communication, ‘yellow peril’ discourse, and the rhetoric of populism.
Member of the Film and Stage Mechanics Union, I.A.T.S.E Local 479 since 2010.
Doctorate degree work is in Public Communication focusing on the Rhetoric and Politics track. Kountz has taught courses at Georgia State including SCOM 1000: Human Communication. She also has extensive experience in Film and Television and has taught courses in Film, Theatre and ESL.