Full-time Faculty

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  • Nicholas Badullovich

    Nicholas Badullovich

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Climate change communication

  • Iccha Basnyat

    Iccha Basnyat

    Associate Professor

    Culture, gender and health; critical health communication; global health communication; health equity; South and South East Asia

  • Shelby E. Broberg

    Shelby E. Broberg

    Instructor

  • Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

    Basic Course Director

    Professor

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

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  • Xiaomei Cai

    Xiaomei Cai

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor,Undergraduate Honors Director

    Children and media; Media effects; online privacy

  • Chris Clarke

    Chris Clarke

    Associate Professor

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

  • John Cook

    John Cook

    Assistant Professor

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

  • 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

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  • Pratiti Diddi

    Pratiti Diddi

    Assistant Professor

    Crisis, health, and strategic communications, message design, social media

  • Claude Andre Drolet

    Claude Andre Drolet

    Instructor

    Academic Governance, Career Infusion, Communication in Public Administration, Panelology

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  • 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

  • Rick Gray

    Rick Gray

    Instructor

  • Lisa Gring-Pemble

    Lisa Gring-Pemble

    Associate Professor

    Social impact, innovation, and entrepreneurship; Rhetorical criticism, argument, persuasion; Political communication and public policy

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  • Sojung Claire Kim

    Sojung Claire Kim

    Associate Professor

    Health, Risk, and Crisis Communication, Emerging Media, Strategic Message Intervention Design and Evaluation, Misinformation Correction, Quantitative Research Methods, Eye Tracking Technology

  • John Kotcher

    John Kotcher

    Research Associate Professor

  • Gary L. Kreps

    Gary L. Kreps

    Distinguished 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

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  • Lynnette Grace Leonard

    Lynnette Grace Leonard

    Associate Professor

    * Persuasion, Rhetoric, & Social Influence, * Media Technology, Ethics, & Criticism

  • Samuel Robert Lichter

    Samuel Robert Lichter

    Professor

    Political communications, political sociology, and health and risk communication

  • Ian Terrell Lowery

    Ian Terrell Lowery

    Instructor

    Strategic Communication. Argumentation & Debate

  • Dawn M Lowry

    Dawn M Lowry

    Instructor

    Forensics, Film & Television, Peace Rhetoric, and First Amendment Issues.

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  • 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

    Distinguished University Professor

    Climate change communication, public health communication, social marketing

  • Taylor Mallory

    Taylor Mallory

    Instructor

  • Brenna Maloney

    Brenna Maloney

    Instructor

  • 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

  • Yajie Mu
  • 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

    Professor

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

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  • Jackie Poapst

    Jackie Poapst

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Sergei A. Samoilenko

    Sergei A. Samoilenko

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Senior Instructor

    Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • Rodger Smith

    Rodger Smith

    Undergraduate Advising Coordinator

    Instructor, Communication Minor Director; WGMU Faculty Advisor

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

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  • Kathryn Thier

    Kathryn Thier

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    solutions journalism, climate change communication, health communication, media effects

  • Susan Tomasovic

    Susan Tomasovic

    Instructor, Lambda Pi Eta Faculty Advisor

    Public communication, performance studies, business communication, student careers and internships, artificial intelligence

  • Meg H. L. Tucker

    Meg H. L. Tucker

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Tyler Watkins

    Tyler Watkins

    Instructor

  • Kimberly Meltzer Weisman

    Kimberly Meltzer Weisman

    Chair

    Professor

  • Chris A Williams

    Chris A Williams

    Instructor

  • Catherine M. Wright

    Catherine M. Wright

    Undergraduate BA Director

    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

    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

    Professor

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