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Department of Communication Directory

Please click here for a one-page listing of current 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 or excel spreadsheet, 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

Social Psychology (small groups), Criminology, Sociology of Law, Social Networks, Video Games

  • Professor

Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Stress and Communication; Biosocial Markers of Stress, Resilience and Thriving; Information Regulation

  • Professor

Interpersonal Communication, Uncertainty and Information Management, Nonverbal Communication, Relational Communication, Communities Experiencing Trauma

  • 805-893-4520
  • SSMS 4129
  • Lecturer

Interpersonal and Relational Communication, Family Communication

  • Professor
  • Chair of the Department of Communication

Deceptive Communication, Credibility Assessment, 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

Google Scholar listing

  • 805-893-7892
  • SSMS 4131
  • Professor

Organizational Communication, Global and Distributed Teams, New Media Affordances, Social Media and Knowledge Sharing, Social Support in Online Communities, New Media and Distraction, Intercultural Communication

Google Scholar Profile

  • 805-893-5430
  • SSMS 4139
  • Professor

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

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
  • Continuing Lecturer

Theory, Conflict Management, Gender, Internship Experience, Intentional Communities, Peace

  • 805-893-4429
  • SSMS 4111

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