Natalia Roman Alicea

 Natalia Roman Alicea

Contact Information

3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 S Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Graduate Student
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Biography

Natalia Román Alicea is an MA student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign since Fall 2017. Her research lies at the intersection of intercultural communication and health communication as it pertains to Hispanic populations. Natalia is currently working with Dr. Cabral Bigman-Galimore on a project titled "We just don’t take care of ourselves:” A qualitative examination of attributions of Puerto Rican health outcomes.

Natalia has taught CMN 101: Public Speaking, CMN 102: Introduction to Communication Theory & Research, and CMN 232: Introduction to Intercultural Communication, and has been consistently ranked as "excellent" by UIUC students. 

Research Interests

  • Hispanic and/or Latinx Populations
  • Health Disparities
  • Communication and Culture

Education

  • BA in Communication Studies, Kent State University

Courses

  • CMN 101: Public Speaking
  • CMN 102: Introduction to Communication Theory & Research
  • CMN 232: Introduction to Intercultural Communication