All Faculty



  • Nicholas Badullovich

    Nicholas Badullovich

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Climate change communication

  • Iccha Basnyat

    Iccha Basnyat

    Associate Professor

    Culture, gender and health, global health communication, health inequalities, South and South East Asia

  • Benjamin Biggs

    Benjamin Biggs

    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

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Emily Brennan-Moran

    Emily Brennan-Moran

    Assistant Professor

    performance studies, critical theory, rhetorical theory and criticism, memory studies

  • Shelby E. Broberg

    Shelby E. Broberg


  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director


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

  • Barbara Burfeind

    Barbara Burfeind

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor,Undergraduate Honors Director

    Children and media; Media effects; online privacy

  • Hannah Elizabeth Call

    Hannah Elizabeth Call

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Joseph P. Campbell

    Joseph P. Campbell

    Adjunct Faculty

  • David S Carroll

    David S Carroll


  • Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Mass Communication

  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Associate Professor

    health and environmental risk perception, communication. Director, Science Communication Graduate Program; Director, Ph.D. program

  • Tianna L. Cobb

    Tianna L. Cobb

    Postdoctoral R & T Fellow

    Health Communication, Organizational Communication, Mental Health, Gender and Race, Black Studies

  • John Cook

    John Cook

    Assistant Professor

    Climate communication, cognitive science, psychology, misconception-based learning

  • Bruce D Cooke

    Bruce D Cooke

    Adjunct Faculty

    Digital Video Production & Post-Production; Film Studies

  • Richard T Craig

    Richard T Craig

    MA Program Director

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

  • William Creed

    William Creed

    Adjunct Faculty



  • Sheryl A Friedley

    Sheryl A Friedley

    Emeritus Faculty

    Interpersonal communication, communication and gender


  • Austin Gallas

    Austin Gallas

    Graduate Lecturer

    Police reform, public sexuality, undercover surveillance, sex work, New York City, social history, archives

  • Tim Gibson

    Tim Gibson

    Associate Professor

    Critical media studies, mass communication theory, and urban communication

  • Thalia R Goldstein

    Thalia R Goldstein

    Associate Professor

    Developmental Psychology; Social Cognitive Development; Social and Emotional Learning; Play, Pretend, Imagination; Theatre, Drama and The Arts

  • Robert Gould

    Robert Gould

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Rick Gray

    Rick Gray


  • Salvador Guzman

    Salvador Guzman

    Adjunct Faculty

    Interpersonal Communication; Relational and Family Communication; Race Communication; Race and Ethnicity; Latina/o/x and Chicana/o/x Communication; Immigration and Parenthood




  • Beth Jannery

    Beth Jannery


    Leadership, Strategic Communication, Defense and Aerospace, Storytelling and Effective Use of Digital Content, Brand Journalism.


  • Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim

    Associate Professor

    Health, Risk, and Environmental Communication, Social Media, Message Intervention Design and Evaluation, Misinformation Correction, Eye Tracking Technology

  • Steve Klein

    Steve Klein

    Emeritus Faculty

    Cross-platform journalism, sports journalism, history of journalism

  • Kasey Knopp

    Kasey Knopp

    Adjunct Faculty

    Health Policy, Aging Research, Public Policy, STEM, Indigenous Studies, Medicare and Medicaid

  • John Kotcher

    John Kotcher

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Gary L. Kreps

    Gary L. Kreps

    University Professor, Director; Center for Health and Risk Communication

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

  • George Charles Kueppers

    George Charles Kueppers

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Health communication; political communication; interpersonal communication; social influence; persuasion; communication technologies



  • Akila-Ka Ma'at (Jennifer R. Warren)

    Akila-Ka Ma'at (Jennifer R. Warren)

    Assistant Professor

    Black Women's Health: Maternal Mental and Perinatal Health, Tobacco/Nicotine Product Use, Infectious Disease, Health Seeking Behavior, Identity Negotiation in Health Contexts, Agency & Self-Determination, Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Edward Wile Maibach

    Edward Wile Maibach

    University Professor

    Climate change communication, public health communication, social marketing

  • Taylor Mallory

    Taylor Mallory


  • Brenna Maloney

    Brenna Maloney


  • Andie S Malterud

    Andie S Malterud

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health Communication, E-cigarettes, Stigma, Instructional Communication, Health Education, Patient-Provider Communication, E-health

  • Bruce Manchester

    Bruce Manchester

    Emeritus Faculty

    Performance studies, media studies

  • Kathryn Mangus

    Kathryn Mangus


  • Nancy E Mantelli

    Nancy E Mantelli

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Mitchell E. Marovitz

    Mitchell E. Marovitz

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jim J McAuley

    Jim J McAuley


    Aging, health and long-term care

  • Clay McConnell

    Clay McConnell

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Rochelle Davidson Mhonde

    Assistant Professor

    health communication, intercultural communication, social justice advocacy

  • David J. Miller

    David J. Miller

    Instructor, Media Production & Criticism Concentration Coordinator, Director; Student Video Center

    Media production and criticism, Journalism, Distance Education, Instructional Design

  • Suzanne Lowery Mims

    Suzanne Lowery Mims

    Adjunct Faculty

    Social media and engagement, public relations, writing in the digital age.

  • Mark A Mitchell

    Mark A Mitchell

    Research Associate Professor

  • Cale Morrow

    Cale Morrow

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Yajie Mu
  • Star A. Muir

    Star A. Muir

    Associate Professor

    Rhetoric and technology, public communication, digital natives

  • Sammi Munson

    Sammi Munson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Science Communication, Climate Change Communication, Communication Education, Instructional Communication


  • Paula F Nadler

    Paula F Nadler


  • Anne M. Nicotera

    Anne M. Nicotera



    Health communication, nursing communication, communicative/interactive constitution of organization, race and gender, diversity, and culture and organizations


  • Brandon C Parker

    Brandon C Parker

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jackie Poapst

    Jackie Poapst

    Assistant Professor

    Critical legal communication; race, sexuality, gender and biopolitics; rhetoric and semiotics; queer and feminist theory

  • Jacob Powell

    Jacob Powell

    Adjunct Faculty



  • Sergei A Samoilenko

    Sergei A Samoilenko

    Assistant Professor

    strategic communication, crisis communication, political communication, public relations, reputation management, post-socialist studies

  • Tatiana Sanina

    Tatiana Sanina

    Adjunct Faculty

    Media effects, persuasion, political communication, social media use, cognition, and attitude change.

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Senior Instructor

    Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • Lane Schwager

    Lane Schwager

    Graduate Lecturer

    Organizational Communication, Critical Theories, Pop Culture, Mass Media, Feminist Studies, and Strategic Communication.

  • Abhis Sedhai

    Abhis Sedhai

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Dana Siller

    Dana Siller

    Adjunct Faculty

    Integrated Marketing Communications

  • Rodger Smith

    Rodger Smith

    Instructor, Communication Minor Director; WGMU Faculty Advisor

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

  • Angela Suarez

    Angela Suarez

    Adjunct Faculty


  • Anita Taylor

    Anita Taylor

    Emeritus Faculty

    Communication and gender, public communication

  • Susan Tomasovic

    Susan Tomasovic

    Instructor, Lambda Pi Eta Faculty Advisor

    Public communication, performance studies, business communication

  • Meg H. L. Tucker

    Meg H. L. Tucker

    Undergraduate Advising Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Interpersonal communication, organizational communication, identity, small group communication, social and digital media


  • Tyler Watkins

    Tyler Watkins


  • Skye Wellman

    Skye Wellman

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Chris A Williams

    Chris A Williams


  • Holly Williams

    Holly Williams

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Macaulay Williams

    Macaulay Williams

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Catherine M. Wright

    Catherine M. Wright

    Undergraduate BA Director

    Associate Professor

    My interests lie in 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


    Health communication, social media and interpersonal relationships, life span communication, and interpersonal issues in health communication


  • Xiaoquan Zhao

    Xiaoquan Zhao


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