Abigail Nappier Cherup
Third Year Ph.D. Student
M.A. in Gender & Women's Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2012
B.A. in Anthropology and Gender & Women's Studies, Western Michigan University, May 2009
Abby Nappier Cherup earned her M.A. in Gender & Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Gender & Women’s Studies and a minor in Marketing from Western Michigan University. She joined the Marketing Ph.D. program at UNL in 2015, receiving a Chancellor’s Fellowship.
Her research interests are in representations of gender and sexual identity in mainstream advertisements. She is interested in consumer behavior, specifically the interplay of consumer responses to ads, identity formation, representation, and ad creation.