Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tenure-line Faculty

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  • Carl Botan

    Carl Botan

    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

C

  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    Associate Professor, MA Program Director, Undergraduate Honors Director

    Children and media; Media effects

  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Assistant Professor

    health and environmental risk perception, communication

  • Richard T Craig

    Richard T Craig

    Assistant Professor

    Media ownership, telecommunication/media policy, media political economy, media representation of marginialized groups (race,gender, religion, etc...), popular culture

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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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  • Mark C Hopson

    Mark C Hopson

    Associate Professor, PhD Program Director

    Intercultural/Interracial Communication & Rhetoric

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  • Gary Kreps

    Gary Kreps

    Professor, 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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  • Samuel Robert Lichter

    Samuel Robert Lichter

    Professor, Director; Center for Media and Public Affairs

    Political communications, political sociology, and health and risk communication

M

  • Edward Wile Maibach

    Edward Wile Maibach

    Professor, Director; Center for Climate Change Communication

    Climate change communication, public health communication, social marketing

  • 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 gender, diversity, and culture and organizations

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  • Katherine E Rowan

    Katherine E Rowan

    Professor, Director; Undergraduate Program, Science Communication Certificate Program

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

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  • Emily K. Vraga

    Emily K. Vraga

    Assistant Professor, Political Communication Minor Director

    new media; political communication; media effects; disagreement;

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  • 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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  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao

    Health Communication Minor Director

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