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Kevin J. Mallary

Profile Information

School of Information Sciences
PhD Student
Graduate Teaching Associate

Kevin is a first-year doctoral student in the College of Communication & Information. He comes to The University of Tennessee from Western Carolina University, where he served as Lecturer of Communication. Prior to his tenure at WCU, Kevin was the Webmaster and Web Developer for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, one of the largest community colleges in the state of North Carolina.

A proud Demon Deacon, Kevin earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Communication from Wake Forest University. He studies how organizations adapt their digital media (e.g., websites) to meet the needs of consumers with physical and/or cognitive impairments. Kevin looks forward to collaborating with his faculty mentors and peers in CCI in order to further refine and share his research.

102 Communications
  • Ph.D. in Communication & Information, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in-progress
  • M.A. in Communication, Wake Forest University, 2013
  • B.A. in Communication, Wake Forest University, 2011
Research Interests: 
Website accessibility
Web design and development
Disability rights and advocacy
Organizational legitimacy
Home Town: 
Orlando, Florida
Faculty Advisor: 
Devendra Potnis