Full-time Faculty

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  • Iccha Basnyat

    Iccha Basnyat

    Associate Professor

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

  • Emily Brennan-Moran

    Emily Brennan-Moran

    Assistant Professor

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

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  • Beth Jannery

    Beth Jannery

    Instructor

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

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  • 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

  • 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

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

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

    Assistant Professor

    Black Women, Reproductive Health, Infectious Disease, Chronic Disease, Health Outcomes, Determinants of Health, Internalized Racism, Racial Stress, Resilience, Digital Health, Health Communication, Black Feminism, Translational Research, Critical Methodologies, Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Edward Wile Maibach

    Edward Wile Maibach

    University Professor

    Climate change communication, public health communication, social marketing

  • Taylor Mallory

    Taylor Mallory

    Instructor

  • Jim J McAuley

    Jim J McAuley

    Professor

    Aging, health and long-term care

  • 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

    Chair

    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, biopolitics, semiotics

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  • Sergei A Samoilenko

    Sergei A Samoilenko

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Lance E Schmeidler

    Lance E Schmeidler

    Instructor

    Director, Hiring & Scheduling

  • 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.

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  • 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

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Tyler Andrew Watkins

    Tyler Andrew Watkins

    Instructor

    Mental Health & Culture

  • Chris A Williams

    Chris A Williams

    Instructor

  • 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

    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