Terri L. Russ, J.D., Ph.D.


Terri L. Russ, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Studies
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • J.D., DePaul University
  • B.A., Purdue University


Terri L. Russ, associate professor of communication studies, authored a book on female body dissatisfaction titled Bitchin' Bodies. She can also speak to communication studies, portrayal of genders in the media, and friendships. She teaches Communication Studies and Women's Studies courses.

Areas of Expertises

  • female body dissatisfaction (wrote book on subject)
  • female beauty
  • how women are portrayed in the media

Media Exposures

  • Russ discusses her book, Bitchin' Bodies -by Fox 28 - watch it now