Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time Faculty

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  • Karen L. Akerlof

    Karen L. Akerlof

    Assistant Professor

    science communication, climate change, public opinion

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  • Carl Botan

    Carl Botan

    Director of the PhD Program

    Professor

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

  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director and Assistant Professor

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

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  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    Associate Professor

    Children and media; Media effects

  • Giovanna Chesler

    Giovanna Chesler

    Associate Professor

    documentary film, fiction film directing, transmedia, social issue media production

  • 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

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  • Andy Finn

    Andy Finn

    Associate Professor

    Public communication, media systems

  • Carla L Fisher

    Carla L Fisher

    Assistant Professor

    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

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  • Jeremy Hodgson

    Jeremy Hodgson

    Instructor

    Public speaking and forensics seminar in creative arts

  • Mark C Hopson

    Mark C Hopson

    Associate Professor

    Intercultural/Interracial Communication & Rhetoric

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  • Beth Jannery

    Beth Jannery

    Electronic Journalism Minor & Sports Communication Minor Coordinator & Journalism Concentration

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Brenda L. MacArthur

    Brenda L. MacArthur

    Health Communication, Instructional Communication, Organizational Communication, Research Methods

  • Edward Maibach

    Edward Maibach

    Director, Center for Climate Change Communication

    Climate change communication, public health communication, social marketing

  • David Miller

    David Miller

    Coordinator, Media Production & Criticism program; Director, Student Video Center

    Media production

  • Star A. Muir

    Star A. Muir

    Associate Professor

    Rhetoric and technology, public communication, digital natives

  • Teresa Ann Myers

    Teresa Ann Myers

    Assistant Professor

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  • 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

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  • Peter M Pober

    Peter M Pober

    Professor

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

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  • Susan Tomasovic

    Susan Tomasovic

    Instructor

    Public communication, performance studies, business communication

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  • Emily K. Vraga

    Emily K. Vraga

    Assistant Professor

    new media; political communication; media effects; disagreement;

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  • Catherine Wright

    Catherine Wright

    Associate Professor

    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

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  • Esther Yook

    Esther Yook

    Associate Professor

    Intercultural communication, communication education, instructional communication

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  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao

    Associate Professor

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