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Department of Communication Directory

Please click here for a one-page listing of contact information (rooms, phone extensions, office hours, and email addresses) of all Department faculty, graduate students, and staff. (Note: Some browsers may automatically download this .pdf, so you may find it in your download folder.)

See below for individual profiles (contact information as well as areas of study, About, Publications, CVs/resumes, and links to personal websites).


  • Lecturer

Area of Emphasis: Interpersonal and Relational Communication, Family Communication

  • Professor
  • Psychological and Brain Sciences (Affiliate)
  • Lecturer

Area of Emphasis: Organizational Communication, Socialization/Assimilation Processes within Organizations, Organizational Identification, Mixed Methods and Longitudinal Research

Norah Dunbar
  • Professor

Deceptive communication, credibility assessment, and deception detection, power and dominance in interpersonal interaction, computer-mediated communication, nonverbal communication, observational and experimental research methods.

  • Professor

Communication and Information Technologies, Information Sharing and Evaluation, Collective Action Efforts

  • 805-893-7892
  • SSMS 4131
  • Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies

Area of Emphasis: Intergenerational Communication, Aging and Communication Cross-Culturally, Successful Aging, Police-Civilian Interactions, Community-Oriented Policing, Intergroup Communication, Communication Accommodation, Ethnolinguistics, Language Attitudes

  • 805-893-2055
  • SSMS 4123
  • Adjunct Professor

Area of Emphasis: Ethics of Media, Media Economics, Media Awards such as The Emmy in Television, Economic Theories to Support Further Funding of Public Television in the United States

  • 4413 Social Sciences & Media Studies Building

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