College of Humanities and Social Sciences




  • Mary Kathryn Ballinger

    Mary Kathryn Ballinger

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Carlin G Barmada

    Carlin G Barmada

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Lindsey Beall
  • Margaret L Benson-McCarthy

    Margaret L Benson-McCarthy

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Troy A Bogino

    Troy A Bogino

    Adjunct Faculty

    Relationship development and resolution

  • Don M Boileau

    Don M Boileau

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Carl Botan

    Carl Botan

    PhD Program Director

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

  • Ryan Bowerman

    Ryan Bowerman

    Critical Development Studies; Citizenship; Biopolitics; Globalization; Immigration; Migration; Colonialism; Postcolonialism

  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director and Assistant Professor

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

  • Melissa N Bruce



  • Hyle L Daley
  • Kimberly Daniels

    Kimberly Daniels

    Media Effects, Health Communication, Body Image, Fat Talk, Negative Body Communication, Body Envy

  • Warren D Decker

    Warren D Decker

    Professor, Debate Director

  • Yuxiang (Joshua) Du

    Yuxiang (Joshua) Du


    Strategic Communication, Public Relations, Public Diplomacy, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Identity and Communication, Inter-Generational Communication

  • Emilie Blake Dubert

    Emilie Blake Dubert


  • Ashley DuVal

    Ashley DuVal

    Cultural economy, power relations, nationalism, globalization







  • Barra Kahn

    Barra Kahn

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Richard J Kaye
  • Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim

    Assistant Professor

    Health and Environmental Communication, Digital and Social Media, Message Design and Evaluation with Eye Tracking Technology

  • Holly Lynne Kittle Klee

    Holly Lynne Kittle Klee

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Steve Klein

    Steve Klein

    Emeritus Faculty

    Cross-platform journalism, sports journalism, history of journalism

  • Lauren C Knapp
  • John Kotcher

    John Kotcher

    Assistant Professor

  • Gary L. Kreps

    Gary L. Kreps

    Professor,Director; Center for Health and Risk Communication

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

  • George Charles Kueppers





  • Hyun-kyung Oh

    Hyun-kyung Oh


    political communication, intercultural communication, social media

  • Ayodeji E Otusanya

    Ayodeji E Otusanya

    Health Communication , Intercultural Communication,  Reproductive Health Communication, Gender studies, Race relations, African and African American Communication


  • Brandon C. Parker

    Brandon C. Parker

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Nan Peck

    Nan Peck

    Adjunct Faculty

    Interpersonal communication

  • Di Pei
  • Michelle Pineiro

    Michelle Pineiro

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jacquelyn Poapst

    Jacquelyn Poapst


    argumentation, queer theory, semiotics, biopolitics, race and gender theory

  • Peter M Pober

    Peter M Pober


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


  • Heather Riddell
  • Camella J Rising
  • Thomas J Roccotagliata
  • Christine Rosenfeld

    Christine Rosenfeld

    Occupation, settler colonialism, colonialism, biopolitics, indigeneity, aboriginality, cultural loss and preservation, Hawai`i, cultural and environmental resources, landscape, resource extraction

  • Connie Roser-Renouf

    Connie Roser-Renouf

    Associate Professor

    Environmental communication, informal science education, science communication

  • Katherine E Rowan

    Katherine E Rowan

    Professor, Science Communication Certificate Program

    Risk and crisis communication, science communication, public relations. Director, Science Communication Graduate Certificate

  • Tara C Ruszkowski

    Tara C Ruszkowski

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Zana Sahyouni

    Zana Sahyouni

    Adjunct Faculty

    religion and culture; the Middle East; nationalist narratives; colonialism

  • Mallory Saleson

    Mallory Saleson

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Sergei A Samoilenko

    Sergei A Samoilenko

    Communication Instructor, PRSSA Faculty Advisor

    Public Relations; Crisis Communication; Reputation Management; New Media.

  • Brittany Sanders

    Brittany Sanders

    Graduate Programs Coordinator

  • Maryam Saroughi
  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler


    Basic Course Coordinator; Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • Michael Seium

    Michael Seium

    Mass communications, Professional soccer, sports, human interest stories, college soccer, athletics, cycling, African sports, immigrant athletes in the USA. Media, Sports media, broadcast media, Radio, TV, Newspaper, social media etc......

  • Rodger Smith

    Rodger Smith

    Instructor, Communication Minor Director; WGMU Faculty Advisor

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

  • Anne Bennett Cook Smithson

    Anne Bennett Cook Smithson

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Health communication, reproductive health, media studies, gender and development, migration, higher education, Islamic world, Southeast Asia

  • James Steele

    James Steele

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

  • Laura Stokes

    Laura Stokes

    Teacher professional development, psychology, developmental psychology, classroom quality

  • Angela Suarez

    Angela Suarez

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Peter A Susko


  • Anita Taylor

    Anita Taylor

    Emeritus Faculty

    Communication and gender, public communication

  • Ashley C. Thomas

    Ashley C. Thomas


    Strategic Communication, Intercultural Communication, Religious Communication

  • Kristin M. F. Timm

    Kristin M. F. Timm

    science, environmental, and climate change communication; climate science and decision making; climate change adaptation and mitigation

  • Susan Tomasovic

    Susan Tomasovic

    Instructor, Lambda Pi Eta Faculty Advisor

    Public communication, performance studies, business communication

  • Xing Tong

    Xing Tong


  • Megan H. L. Tucker

    Megan H. L. Tucker

    Instructor, Undergraduate BA Director


  • James I Van Zummeren

    James I Van Zummeren

    Adjunct Faculty

    Executive speaking, relational communication, leader communication.

  • Beatriz A Vianna

    Beatriz A Vianna


  • Emily K. Vraga

    Emily K. Vraga

    Assistant Professor, Political Communication Minor Director

    new media; political communication; media effects; media literacy; health communication; science communication; selective exposure; misinformation;



  • Rachel Jong-in Chang Yoo

    Rachel Jong-in Chang Yoo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Media and Religion; Global Media Studies; Critical Cultural Theories of Digital Media; Intercultural Communication (Race, Gender, and Religion); Media and Popular Culture; Media History.

  • Esther Yook

    Esther Yook

    Associate Professor

    Intercultural communication, communication education, instructional communication


  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao

    Health Communication Minor Director

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