Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

All Faculty

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  • 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

  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director and Assistant Professor

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

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  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    Associate Professor, Undergraduate Honors Director

    Children and media; Media effects

  • Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Nader Hussein Chaaban

    Adjunct Faculty

    Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Mass Communication

  • Wan-Lin Chang

    Wan-Lin Chang

    Instructor, Mason Korea

  • Yi Chen

    Yi Chen

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Assistant Professor

    health and environmental risk perception, communication

  • Marcia J Clinkscales

    Marcia J Clinkscales

    Adjunct Faculty

  • John Cook

    John Cook

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Bruce D Cooke

    Bruce D Cooke

    Adjunct Faculty

  • 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

  • John L. Curry

    John L. Curry

    Adjunct Faculty

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  • 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

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  • Barra Kahn

    Barra Kahn

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jennifer Amy Keohane

    Jennifer Amy Keohane

    Assistant Professor

    rhetorical criticism, social movements, labor, gender

  • Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim

    Assistant Professor

    Health and Risk Communication, Digital and Social Media, Strategic Communication

  • Holly Lynne Kittle Klee

    Holly Lynne Kittle Klee

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Steve Klein

    Steve Klein

    Emeritus Faculty

    Cross-platform journalism, sports journalism, history of journalism

  • 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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  • Paula F Nadler

    Paula F Nadler

    Instructor

  • 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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  • Brandon C. Parker

    Brandon C. Parker

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Nan Peck

    Nan Peck

    Adjunct Faculty

    Interpersonal communication

  • Michelle Pineiro

    Michelle Pineiro

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jacquelyn Poapst

    Jacquelyn Poapst

    Instructor

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

  • Peter M Pober

    Peter M Pober

    Professor

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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Instructor

    Basic Course Coordinator; Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • 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
  • James Steele

    James Steele

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

  • Angela Suarez

    Angela Suarez

    Adjunct Faculty

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  • 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

  • Megan H. L.  Tucker

    Megan H. L. Tucker

    Instructor, Undergraduate BA Director

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  • James I Van Zummeren

    James I Van Zummeren

    Adjunct Faculty

    Executive speaking, relational communication, leader communication.

  • 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;

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  • Rebecca A Walter

    Rebecca A Walter

    Instructor

    whiteness, critical race theory, queer and feminist theories, Intersectionality and Multidimensionalities of Identities, Critical Pedagogy, and Media Literacy

  • Abigail Weiss
  • Christina Tyler Wenks

    Christina Tyler Wenks

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Phillip Wilbur

    Phillip Wilbur

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kristen Leigh Willett
  • DavidMichael A Woodward

    DavidMichael A Woodward

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Catherine Wright

    Catherine Wright

    Undergraduate Advising Coordinator

    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

    Professor

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

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  • 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

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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