BA in Communication, East Carolina University
MA in Political Science, West Texas A&M University
Certified Public Management certification, Texas Tech University
PhD in Technical and Professional Communication, East Carolina University
Dr. Capansky's fields of teaching are technical communication, business writing, and English composition. Her areas of research focus on genre-audience relationships, colonial discourse, and media studies, with primary interests in how media and communication systems shape human affairs. Dr. Capansky is also actively involved in civic engagement. As a professional urban planner, she works with community leaders on issues related to zoning, ordinance writing, and land use development.