College of Humanities and Social Sciences




  • Mary Kathryn Ballinger

    Mary Kathryn Ballinger

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Carlin G Barmada

    Carlin G Barmada

    Adjunct Faculty

  • 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








  • Beth Jannery

    Beth Jannery

    Instructor, Journalism Concentration Coordinator, Director; Journalism and Sport Communication Minors

    Communication and Media, Crafting Persuasive Messages, Defense and Intelligence News, Fake News, Freedom of the Press, Investigative Journalism, Ethics and Journalism, Marketing, Media Analysis, Media Literacy, Media Relations, Millitary Reporting, Multimedia Journalism, Pentagon Coverage, Psychology of Communication, Social Media, Speech Writing, Strategic Planning and Execution, Storytelling, Writing and Editing

  • Kara Elizabeth Jonach






  • Hyun-kyung Oh

    Hyun-kyung Oh


    political communication, intercultural communication, social media


  • 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



  • Zana Sahyouni

    Zana Sahyouni

    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
  • 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