Department of Communication Studies

Current Faculty

Ece Algan, Associate Professor
B.S. 1994, Istanbul Teknik University
M.A. 1996, Marmara University-Istanbul
Ph.D. 2003, Ohio University
C. Mo Bahk, Professor
B.A. 1980, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
M.A. 1983/1990, State University of New York, Albany
Ph.D. 1994, Michigan State University
Mariam Betlemidze, Assistant Professor
B.A. 2007, Tbilisi State University Georgia
M.S. 2010, University of Utah-Salt Lake
Ph.D. 2016, University of Utah-Salt Lake
Jessica Block-Nerren, Lecturer A
B.A. 2004, Pitzer College
M.A. 2005, California State University Fullerton
Rueyling Chuang, Professor, Associate Dean
B.A. 1987, Tamkang University, Taiwan
M.S. 1992, California State University, Hayward
Ph.D. 1996, Ohio University, Athens
Thomas Corrigan, Associate Professor
B.A. 2005, M.S. 2007, Florida State University
Ph.D. 2012, Pennsylvania State University
Risa E. Dickson, Professor
B.A. 1987, California State University, Northridge
M.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1991, University of Southern California
Mary Fong, Professor, Coordinator
B.A. 1981, University of Southern California
M.A. 1984, California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. 1992, University of Washington
Liliana Gallegos, Assistant Professor
M.A. 2008, California State University, San Diego
Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Santa Barbara
Donald Girard , Lecturer
B.A. 1973, M.B.A., 1979, Ohio University - Main Campus
Donna Gotch, Lecturer
B.A. 1984, M.A. 1986, California State University, Los Angeles
Jo Anna Grant, Professor
B.A. 1988, M.S. 1990, Texas Christian University
Ph.D. 1996, University of Oklahoma, Norman
Brian Heisterkamp, Professor
B.A. 1989, Arizona State University
M.A. 1997, Loma Linda University
Ph.D. 2000, Arizona State University
Heather L. Hundley, Professor, Assistant Dean
B.A. 1992, M.A. 1994, California State University, Sacramento
Ph.D. 1999, University of Utah
Fred E. Jandt, Professor
B.A. 1966, Texas Lutheran College
M.A. 1967, Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D. 1970, Bowling Green State University
C. Rod Metts, Associate Professor
B.A. 1984, M.A. 1988, San Francisco State University
Ph.D. 1994, The Ohio State University
Ahlam H. Muhtaseb, Professor
B.A. 1994, Hebro University
M.A. 2000, Ph.D. 2004, University of Memphis
Bradford (Kensil) Owen, Associate Professor, Interim Chair
B.A. 1979, Loyola Marymount University
M.B.A. 1983, M.F.A. 1985, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2006, University of Southern California
Mihaela Popescu, Associate Professor
B.A. 1994, University of Bucharest, Romania
M.A. 1995, Central European Univeristy
M.A. 2001, Ph.D. 2008, University of Pennsylvania
Basemeh Rihan, Lecturer
B.A. 2006, California State University, San Marcos
M.A. 2008, California State University, San Bernardino
Jose Rivera, Lecture
M.A, 2011, California State University, San Bernardino
Michael Salvador, Professor, Associate Dean
Ph.D., University of Utah, 1989
Lane Shefter Bishop, Assistant Professor
B.A. 1989, University Of California, Santa Barbara
MFA 1993, University of Southern California
Astrid Sheil, Professor
B.S. 1977, Georgetown University
M.S. 1998, University of Tennessee
Ph.D. 2003, University of Tennessee
Julie Taylor, Assistant Professor
B.A. 2008, M.A. 2010, Colorado State University
Ph.D. 2014, University of Utah, Salt Lake

Emeriti

Kevin Lamude, Professor
Robin Larsen, Professor
Dolores Tanno, Professor