Krista Klocke


Office:437 Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA


Krista Klocke is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication with a teaching assistantship in the Public Speaking Program, teaching sections of the SpCm 212 course. She earned her BA in Speech Communication and Communication Studies with a Minor in Psychology and a Certificate in Leadership Studies from Iowa State University, and her MA in Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication from Iowa State.

Krista loves teaching and mentoring college students in public speaking, rhetorical theory and history, leadership development, and other areas related to rhetoric and communication. She is passionate about supporting students in their academic journeys. Her research interests include U.S. public address, rhetorical theory, and the classical rhetorical tradition. Currently, she is interested in the rhetorical intersections of time and place.