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Directory:Department of Communication & Theatre Arts

Chair

Stephen Pullen

Associate Professor & Chair
  • M.F.A. University Of Southern California

Assistant Chair

Frances Hassencahl

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. Case Western Reserve University
  • The framing of messages through political cartoons, press stories , and debate. construction of identity in the novels of Orhan Pamuk.

Chief Departmental Advisor, Communication

Carla Harrell

Senior Lecturer
  • M.A. Old Dominion University

Chief Departmental Advisor, Professional Communication

Frances Hassencahl

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. Case Western Reserve University
  • The framing of messages through political cartoons, press stories , and debate. construction of identity in the novels of Orhan Pamuk.

Chief Departmental Advisor, Dance

Marilyn Marloff

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. University of Oklahoma

Chief Departmental Advisor, Theatre

Jenifer Alonzo

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. Towson University
  • Theatre for Community Applied Theatre Visual Theatre Theatre and Science

Senior Secretary

Andrea Battle-Coffer

Senior Secretary

Fiscal Technician

Jennifer Barksdale

Fiscal Technician

Departmental Faculty

Jenifer Alonzo

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. Towson University
  • Theatre for Community Applied Theatre Visual Theatre Theatre and Science

Tim Anderson

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. Northwestern University
  • Popular music industry and culture; media history; film and popular music; television and popular music; popular music and technology

Robert Arnett

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. University of Southern Mississippi

E. James Baesler

Professor
  • Ph. D. University of Arizona

Gary Beck

Assistant Professor
  • Ph. D. The University of Texas at Austin

Carol Branch

Lecturer
  • M.A. University of Georgia

Yi-Fan Chen

Assistant Professor
  • M.S. Mississippi State University

Joy Francis

Lecturer
  • M.A. Regent University

Katherine Hammond

Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. University of Georgia

Christopher Hanna

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. University Of California - San Diego

Carla Harrell

Senior Lecturer
  • M.A. Old Dominion University

Frances Hassencahl

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. Case Western Reserve University
  • The framing of messages through political cartoons, press stories , and debate. construction of identity in the novels of Orhan Pamuk.

Amanda Kinzer

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Shyla Lefever

Lecturer
  • Ph. D. Regent University

Alison Lietzenmayer

Lecturer
  • M.A. Old Dominion University

James Lyden

Lecturer
  • M.F.A. Utah State University

David Mallin

Visiting Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. American Film Institute
  • Cinematography for feature films and shorts. Directing documentaries.

Marilyn Marloff

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. University of Oklahoma

Sara N. Morgan

Lecturer
  • M.A. Old Dominion University

Kyle Nicholas

Lecturer
  • Ph. D. University of Texas - Austin

Stephen Pullen

Associate Professor & Chair
  • M.F.A. University Of Southern California

Burton Saint John

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. Saint Louis University

Avi Santo

Associate Professor
  • Ph. D. University of Texas - Austin

Tom Socha

Professor
  • Ph. D. University of Iowa
  • Positive communciation in relationships and groups acorss the lifespan, children's positive communication development, parent-child-socetal communication,

Megan Thompson

Assistant Professor
  • M.F.A. University of Maryland

Konrad Winters

Associate Professor
  • M.F.A. Illinois State University
  • Theatrical Design