About

Sean Eddington (Ph.D., Purdue) is an organizational communication researcher with primary interests in career communication, new media, resilience, and gendered organizing. 

Regarding career communication, Eddington’s work has examined higher educational contexts including (1) the on-boarding experiences of new engineering faculty and (2) educational cultures that impact the professional formation of engineers (funded by the National Science Foundation). Both projects are published in the Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). 

Eddington’s research on new media, gender, and organizing is published in journals like Social Media + Society, and in the forthcoming Routledge International Handbook of Communication and Gender. His current work explores the intersections of gender organizing online and communicative construction of resilience in and on Reddit communities.

Eddington is a dedicated educator with over a decade of teaching and mentoring experience both inside and outside of the classroom. He has served as a series editor, contributed to trade publications, and facilitated workshops related to leadership, resilience, and student development. Sean is an actively engaged mentor and has received campus-wide and international awards for his service and mentoring.