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Department of

Communication Studies

Charmin Lindholm


Charmin Lindholdm graduated from SDSU with an MA in Communication, Interaction Studies. She taught introductory communication classes (public speaking, hybrid) at SDSU and debate at SD City college. She returned from Peace Corps service in June 2006 and really enjoys the luxury of 24 hour running water and electricity! Ms. Lindholm is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for foster youth in the San Diego County. She currently teaches public speaking, Comm 203.


B.A., M.A., San Diego State University, Communication Studies

Teaching Interests

Charmin Lindholm began teaching at USD in 2010 as an Adjunct Professor. She earned her Masters at SDSU in Communication Studies where she co-facilitated an experimental course called, Communication and Philanthropy, which fostered civic leadership and social entrepreneurship.  Before becoming an Adjunct, Charmin served in the Peace Corps for two years in Eastern Europe, focusing on teaching English to high school students and organizing community projects. Her accomplishments include building a resource library of English books, coordinating a computer lab, and creating a bi-lingual school newspaper that continues to publish in the village.