Anastacia Kurylo (Ph.D., RutgersUniversity) is Assistant Professor ofCommunication Arts at Marymount Manhattan Collegein New York City.She teaches courses in Interpersonal Communication, Advanced InterpersonalCommunication Theory, Gender and Communication, Organizational Communication,Principles and Theories of Communication, Public Speaking, InterculturalCommunication, Stereotypes and Communication. nbsp; In her twelve years of teaching she has taught at numerous collegesincluding Borough of Manhattan Community College, Marymount Manhattan College, New YorkUniversity, Pace University,Rutgers University,and St. John's University. Her research interestsinclude the examination of stereotypes communicated in interpersonal,intercultural, and organizational contexts and the implications of these forstereotype maintenance. She also studies pedagogy and mentorship as well as emotionand culture. She has published five teaching activities, four book chapters, arecent interdisciplinary article onstereotypes published in QualitativeResearch in Psychology, and her blog TheCommunicatedStereotype.com. She iscurrently writing The CommunicatedStereotype: From Media to Everyday Talk to be published with LexingtonPress. She is a former President of the New Jersey Communication Associationand serves as a reviewer or Editorial board member for several journals andassociations. She enjoys spending time with her family, creating mosaics, eatingin cafes, and working on research with her students.