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 The...

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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 comm...

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  • Tim Gibson

    Tim Gibson

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor

    Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication

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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, healt...

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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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  • 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

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  • Anne M. Nicotera

    Anne M. Nicotera

    Chair

    Professor

    Health communication, nursing communication, communicative/interactive constitution of organization, race and ...

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  • Peter M Pober

    Peter M Pober

    Professor

    Director of Forensics, Distinguished Service Professor, Performance studies, rhetoric, aesthetics, intercul...

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  • Connie Roser-Renouf

    Connie Roser-Renouf

    Assistant Professor

    Environmental communication, persuasion, science communication

  • Katherine E Rowan

    Katherine E Rowan

    Professor

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

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  • Sergei A Samoilenko

    Sergei A Samoilenko

    Instructor

    Public relations, crisis communication, reputation management, new media

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Instructor

    Basic Course Coordinator

  • Dava L Simpson

    Dava L Simpson

    Instructor

    Communication and culture, organizational communication, media studies

  • Rodger Smith

    Rodger Smith

    Instructor

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

  • James Steele

    James Steele

    Instructor

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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 share...

  • Kevin B Wright

    Kevin B Wright

    Professor

    Health communication, social media and interpersonal relationships, life span communication, and interpersonal...

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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 c...