Student Assistants

Spring 2021

    • Dorothy Corbett

      Dorothy Corbett is a senior studying public relations who will graduate May 2021. In her free time, Dorothy does academic research surrounding the impact of social media on celebrity fandom communities. She also serves as public relations director for KSU’s PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) chapter and volunteers on the social media team for Dragon Con. Upon graduation, she hopes to attend graduate school or start her career in public relations at an agency.

      • Jacob Segura

        Jacob Segura is a senior at KSU with a double major in English and theatre and performance Studies and a minor in linguistics. In addition to his work for the Office of Research, Jacob does a great deal of creative writing in his spare time. He also works with the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies’ KSU Tellers, a storytelling troupe, which has given him the opportunity to perform at storytelling festivals and even on the stage of a professional theatre in Atlanta. He is looking forward to incorporating his passion and skills into his work in the Office of Research to craft the best stories possible.

      Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

        • Geena Lawrence

          Geena graduated from Kennesaw State University in fall 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing. Earning several acknowledgements on the dean’s list and president’s list, she graduated with the honor -- cum laude.

          During her time as an undergraduate, she was director of finance for the University Village Suite Community Council on campus and served as the leader on multiple course projects. One of the projects she completed while in her international marketing class was presented at the spring 2020 Symposium of Student Scholars.

          As a student assistant for the Office of Research, Geena wrote many articles for the website and The Investigator Research Magazine as well as advertised the research at KSU through the creation of graphics and social media posts. Now she plans to pursue a career in digital marketing and advertising at a marketing firm near her hometown of Carrollton.

          • Landon Mion

            Landon is a fall 2020 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and emerging media and a minor in sociology.

            While working as a student assistant for the Office of Research, he was also an intern for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research, a staff writer for The Sentinel, and a member of KSU's Society of Professional Journalists chapter. 

            Landon gained additional experience as an intern for The Daily Caller, a student reporter for The College Fix, a campus correspondent for Campus Reform, a contributor for Lone Conservative, a journalism intern for Pulp Magazine, and a writing fellow with America's Future Foundation. He had previously been a contributor at 71 Republic during the fall of 2019. In January 2021, he began a fellowship at Just the News in Washington, D.C. He hopes to one day become a political reporter for a news publication in the Washington, D.C. area.