Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

All Faculty

A

  • Karen L. Akerlof

    Karen L. Akerlof

    Assistant Professor

    science communication, climate change, public opinion

B

  • Troy A Bogino

    Troy A Bogino

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Don M Boileau

    Don M Boileau

    Emeritus Faculty

    Public speaking, classroom communication, intercultural communication, communication theories, rhetorical criticism, parliamentary procedure

  • Carl Botan

    Carl Botan

    Professor

    Strategic communication as it is used in both public relations and strategic and emergency communication

  • Caroline Boules

    Caroline Boules

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director and Assistant Professor

    Instructional Communication, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Research Methods, Communication Theory

C

  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    MA Program Director; Undergraduate Honors Director

    Children and media; Media effects

  • Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Mass Communication

  • Yi Chen

    Yi Chen

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Assistant Professor

    health and environmental risk perception, communication

  • Richard T Craig

    Richard T Craig

    Assistant Professor

    Mass communication, media institutions, communication policy

D

F

  • Andy Finn

    Andy Finn

    Webmaster

    Public communication, media systems

  • Carla L Fisher

    Carla L Fisher

    Health Communication Minor Director

    Health and aging communication across the life span, family illness and coping, inter-generational family communication, cancer communication, clinician-patient communication, human development and aging

  • Sheryl A Friedley

    Sheryl A Friedley

    Emeritus Faculty

    Interpersonal communication, communication and gender

G

  • Tim Gibson

    Tim Gibson

    Associate Chair,

    Associate Professor

    Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication

  • Michael Greiner

    Michael Greiner

    Adjunct Faculty

H

J

  • Beth Jannery

    Beth Jannery

    Journalism Concentration Coordinator; Director, Journalism and Sport Communication Minors

K

  • Barra Kahn

    Barra Kahn

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Howard P Kamen

    Howard P Kamen

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Steve Klein

    Steve Klein

    Emeritus Faculty

    Cross-platform journalism, sports journalism, history of journalism

  • Gary Kreps

    Gary Kreps

    Director, Center for Health and Risk Communication

    Health communication/promotion, multicultural relations, social organizations, applied research methods, health informatics, communication campaigns, social change

L

  • Paul LeValley

    Paul LeValley

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Robert Lichter

    Robert Lichter

    Director, Center for Media and Public Affairs; Director, Statistical Assessment Center (STATS)

    Political communications, political sociology, and health and risk communication

  • Cindy Lont

    Cindy Lont

    Professor

    Video-based production

  • Sara Looney

    Sara Looney

    Emeritus Faculty

M

N

  • Paula F Nadler

    Paula F Nadler

    Instructor

  • Stacy Ann Natoli
  • Anne M. Nicotera

    Anne M. Nicotera

    Chair,

    Professor

    Health communication, nursing communication, communicative/interactive constitution of organization, race and gender, diversity, and culture and organizations

P

  • Peter M Pober

    Peter M Pober

    Professor

    Director of Forensics, Distinguished Service Professor, Performance studies, rhetoric, aesthetics, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication

R

  • Connie Roser-Renouf

    Connie Roser-Renouf

    Assistant Professor

    Environmental communication, persuasion, science communication

  • Katherine E Rowan

    Katherine E Rowan

    Director, Undergraduate Program; Director, Science Communication

    Risk communication, science communication, public relations. Director, Science Communication Graduate Programs

  • John David Ruby

    John David Ruby

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Tara C Ruszkowski

    Tara C Ruszkowski

    Adjunct Faculty

S

  • Sergei A Samoilenko

    Sergei A Samoilenko

    PRSSA Faculty Advisor

    Public relations, crisis communication, reputation management, new media

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Instructor

    Basic Course Coordinator; Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • Rodger Smith

    Rodger Smith

    Communication Minor Director; WGMU Faculty Advisor

    How the traditional television media program for their audiences and the competition they face for audience.

  • James Steele

    James Steele

    INTO Mason Communication Coordinator; Lambda Pi Eta, Assistant Faculty Advisor

  • Neil J Stenhouse

    Neil J Stenhouse

    Adjunct Faculty

    Center for Climate Change Communication

  • Angela Suarez

    Angela Suarez

    Adjunct Faculty

T

  • Anita Taylor

    Anita Taylor

    Emeritus Faculty

    Communication and gender, public communication

  • Erica Taylor

    Erica Taylor

    Instructor

  • Susan Tomasovic

    Susan Tomasovic

    Lambda Pi Eta Faculty Advisor

    Public communication, performance studies, business communication

V

  • James I Van Zummeren

    James I Van Zummeren

    Adjunct Faculty

    Executive speaking, relational communication, leader communication.

  • Emily K. Vraga

    Emily K. Vraga

    Political Communication Minor Director

    new media; political communication; media effects; disagreement;

W

  • Dan Walsch

    Dan Walsch

    Associate Professor

  • Catherine Wright

    Catherine Wright

    Undergraduate Advising Coordinator

    The uses and applications of technology in communication, especially in terms of how new innovations are shared with others, as well as how students apply these out of the classroom

  • Kevin B Wright

    Kevin B Wright

    Professor

    Health communication, social media and interpersonal relationships, life span communication, and interpersonal issues in health communication

Y

  • Esther Yook

    Esther Yook

    Associate Professor

    Intercultural communication, communication education, instructional communication

Z

  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao

    Associate Professor

    Health communication, persuasion, media effects, information seeking, tobacco prevention, and climate change communication