Briana M. Stewart

Briana M. Stewart

Briana M. Stewart

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Instructional communication, professional and technical writing, organizational communication, and leadership

Briana M. Stewart is a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Communication at George Mason University studying instructional communication. She is also working on a Graduate Certification in Professional and Technical Writing in GMU's Department of English. In addition to being a Graduate Teaching Assistant, she is also one of two Communication Center Coordinators. Briana earned a bachelor's degree in Communication from Christopher Newport University and a master's degree in Communication from George Mason University.



Selected Publications


Valenzano, J. M., Broeckelman-Post, M. A., Parcell Sahlstein, E., Mathis, S. M., Brophy, N. S., Loveth Adebayo, A., Stewart, B. M., Malterud, A. S., Hyatt Hawkins, K., Tucker, M. H. (2019). Comm 101: Fundamentals of communication. Communication pathways. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press.


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Stewart, B. M., Malterud, A., Lawrence, H. Y., & Broeckelman-Post, M. A. (2021). Student perceptions of value: A qualitative study of student experiences in the communication center. Basic Communication Course Annual. 33, Article 6.  Available at

Stewart, B., Broeckelman-Post, M. & Rossheim, C. (2021). Making a difference: A quantitative study of communication center impact on public-speaking anxiety, goal orientation, and motivation. Communication Education. Available at

Malterud, A., & Stewart, B. (2021). Calling all coaches: A qualitative analysis of communication center coaches’ experiences. Texas Speech Communication Journal. 45, 29-41.

Courses Taught

Comm 100: Public Speaking

Comm 101: Fundamentals of Communication


M.A in Communication, George Mason University

B.A in Communication, Christopher Newport University