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Communication Faculty

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Graduate Faculty

Lisa Henderson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication, B.A., Wellesley, 1988; A.M., Chicago, 1994; Ph.D., 2001.

Donal A. Carbaugh, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, B.S., Manchester College, 1977; M.A., Montana, 1980; Ph.D., Washington, 1984.

Benjamin Bailey, Associate Professor, B.A., Brown, 1987; M.A., California at Los Angeles, 1996; Ph.D., 1999.

Mari Castañeda, Associate Professor, B.A., California at Los Angeles, 1993; Ph.D., California at San Diego, 2000.

Paula Chakravartty, Associate Professor, B.A., McGill, 1991; M.A., Wisconsin, 1995; Ph.D., 1999.

Briankle G. Chang, Associate Professor, B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, 1976; M.A., Alabama, 1978; M.A., Illinois, 1981; Certificate, Ph.D., 1990.

Anne T. Ciecko, Associate Professor, B.A., LaSalle, 1986; M.A., Pennsylvania State, 1988; Ph.D., Pittsburgh, 1997.

Leda M. Cooks, Professor, B.S., Miami, 1986; M.A., Ohio, 1990; Ph.D., 1993.

Vernon E. Cronen, Professor, B.A., Ripon College, 1963; M.A., Illinois, 1968; Ph.D., 1970.

Martha Fuentes-Bautista, Associate Profesor, B.A., Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1996; M.A., New York at Buffalo, 2000; Ph.D., Texas at Austin, 2007.

Stephen Olbrys Gencarella, Associate Professor, B.A., Providence College, 1993; M.A., Tufts, 1995; Ph.D., Indiana, 2003.

Henry Geddes Gonzalez, Associate Professor, B.A., Oberlin, 1978; Ph.D., Texas, 1989.

Jarice Hanson, Professor, B.A., Northeastern Illinois, 1976; M.A., Northwestern, 1977; Ph.D., 1979.

Sut Jhally, Professor, B.A., York, England, 1977; M.A., Victoria, Canada, 1980; Ph.D., Simon Fraser, Canada, 1984.

Claudio Moreira, Associate Professor, B.A., Universidad de Campinas, Brazil, 1999; M.A., Illinois, 2002; Ph.D., 2007.

Michael Morgan, Professor, B.A., New College, 1974; M.A., Pennsylvania, 1977; Ph.D., 1980.

Martin F. Norden, Professor, B.J., Missouri, 1973; M.A., 1974; Ph.D., 1977.

Erica Scharrer, Associate Professor, B.A., New York at Geneseo, 1992; M.A., Syracuse, 1995; Ph.D., 1998.

Jan Servaes, Professor, B.A., Catholic University, Belgium, 1973; M.A., 1975; Ph.D., 1987.

Demetria Shabazz, Assistant Professor, B.A., Houston, 1995; M.A., Alabama, 2000; Ph.D., 2005.

Shawn Shimpach, Assistant Professor, B.A., Brandeis, 1993; M.A., New York University, 1996; Ph.D., 2004.

Emily West, Assistant Professor, B.A., McMaster, Canada, 1997; M.A., Pennsylvania, 2000; Ph.D., 2004.


Adjunct/Associate Faculty

Barton Byg, Professor of German and Scandinavian Studies.

Catherine Portuges, Professor of Comparative Literature.