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ALL STAFF WILL BE WORKING REMOTELY EFFECTIVE 3/17/2020

The following graduate students are currently on the job market. Please view their profiles for more information.

Yeweon Kim

Stephenson Brooks Whitestone


 

  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Criminology
  • Sociology & Communication

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

  • SSMS 3312 or ZOOM
  • Department Chair and Professor
  • Interpersonal Health Communication

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

  • Professor
  • Interpersonal Health Communication
  • Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies

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

  • 805-893-4520
  • SSMS 4129
  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Keywords:  intergroup/interpersonal, discrimination after death, end-of-life communication

My primary areas of interest revolve around the trans experience, including aging, death and dying, intergenerational interactions, and media portrayals.

  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student

Computational Methods, Media Effects, Media Neuroscience

 

  • Professor
  • Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Graduate Student
  • Academic Personnel & Office Coordinator
  • 805-893-4479 (Voicemail Only)
  • SSMS 4101 (Working Remotely effective 3/17/20)
  • Undergraduate Advisor
  • 805-893-2493 (Voicemail Only)
  • SSMS 4005 (Working remotely effective 3/20/2020)
A photo of Norah Dunbar
  • Professor
  • Interpersonal Communication

Deceptive Communication, Credibility Assessment, Deception Detection, Power and Dominance In Interpersonal Interaction, Computer-Mediated Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Observational and Experimental Research Methods

  • 805-893-4860
  • *please email
  • Graduate Student

Organizational communication, Group communication, Knowledge sharing, Expertise recognition, Technology use, Collaboration

  • Professor
  • Communication & Information Technologies

Communication and Information Technologies; Social Influence Online; Social Media; Information Sharing and Evaluation; Collective Action

Google Scholar profile

  • 805-893-7892
  • SSMS 4311
  • Financial Assistant
  • 805-893-8468
  • SSMS 4107 (Working remotely effective 3/17/20)
  • Professor
  • Organizational Comm. & Technologies

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
Howie Giles
  • Distinguished Research Professor
  • Intergroup Communication

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

  • (805) 967-9626
  • SSMS 4123
  • Graduate Student

Intergroup Communication and Conflict, Narrative Identity and Globalization, Communication Theory

  • Associate Professor
  • Communication & Information Technologies

Digital inequality, Digital & social media, Identity, Mobile communication, Policy, Social justice, Social support

Google Scholar Profile

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Kristy Hamilton
  • Assistant Professor
  • Digital Media

human memory and cognition in digital environments

  • Graduate Student
  • SSMS 4412
  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal and intergroup communication, research emphasis in contect of law enforcement interactions

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Media

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
  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal Communication and Race

  • Graduate Student

Media Neuroscience, Media Processes and Effects, Quantitative Research Methods

  • Department Vice-Chair and Professor
  • Interpersonal-Health-Culture Communication

Stress, Coping, and Resilience of Immigrant Youth; Culturally-Grounded Interpersonal Health Communication

  • Graduate Student

Keywords: Computer-Mediated Communication; Human-Computer Interaction; Online Civility 

Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Social Media, Online Journalism

  • Assistant Professor
  • Group & Organizational Communication

group collaboration; collective intelligence; the social and organizational implications of technologies, with particular emphasis on online credibility, computer-supported cooperative work, and crowdsourcing

Google Scholar Profile

  • 805-893-4196
  • 4131 SS & MS
  • Graduate Student
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Communication & Intergroup Communication

Political Communication, Intergroup Communication, Media Psychology, Computer-Mediated Communication, Media Effects

  • Professor
  • Technology Management Program
  • Emerita

Health Communication, Media and Children, Persuasion, Research and Design of Digital Games for Learning and Health, Processes of Learning and Behavior Change with Interactive Media

  • Professor
  • Media Effects-Race & Law

Communication and Law, Race, Media Effects, Social Psychology

  • 805-893-5046
  • SSMS 4009
  • Graduate Student
  • Peer Advisor
  • 805-893-2493
  • 4005 SS&MS Bldg
  • Graduate Student
  • Professor
  • Media Psychology & Intergroup Comm

Media Psychology; Media Effects on Stereotyping, Identity, & Race/Ethnicity; Intergroup Communication; Content Analysis

  • (805) 893-5346
  • SSMS 4413
  • mastro [at] comm.ucsb.edu
  • Lecturer
  • Comm & Info Technologies

Human Information Behavior around Social Media, Social Networks, Information System Design, People as Sources of Data

  • 805-893-4882 (I don't check messages here)
  • SSMS 4409
  • Graduate Student
  • Associate Professor
  • Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication, Relational Maintenance, and Conflict Management

  • Professor
  • Comm & Info Technologies

Social Uses and Effects of Communication Technology; Privacy; Credibility of Digital Information 

  • Graduate Student

Mass Media, Mass Media Effects

  • Continuing Lecturer
  • Media

Media Law and Policy, Media Entertainment, Mass Media and Society

  • 805-893-5007
  • SSMS 4115
  • Senior Continuing Lecturer

Introduction to communication, quantitative research methods, media and law

  • 805-893-2750
  • SSMS 4117
  • Professor & Graduate Director
  • Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication, Organizational Socialization/Assimilation, Vocational Anticipatory Socialization, Organizational Identification, Intergenerational Communication in the Workplace, Organizational Knowledge, Workplace Relationships, Workplace Emotions, Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

  • 805-893-3278
  • SSMS 4141
  • Professor
  • Media Effects & Health Communication

Persuasion, Emotion, Mass Media Effects, Health Communication

  • 805-893-4531
  • SSMS 4137
  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student
  • SSMS 4114
  • Sr. Undergraduate Advisor
  • 805-893-2493 (Voicemail Only)
  • SSMS 4115 (Working remotely effective 3/20/2020)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in the Humanities and Social Change Center
  • Graduate Student

Media Effects, New Media, Computer-Mediated Communication, Health Communication, Media & Wellbeing

  • SSMS 4421
  • Professor
  • Media

Media Processes, Media Effects and Literacy, Media Theory and Methods

  • 805-893-5355
  • SSMS 4135
  • Distinguished Research Professor Emerita

Organizational Communication, Paradoxes and Contradictions in Organizations, Negotiation and Conflict Management, Discourse and Organizations

  • Graduate Student
  • SSMS 4114
  • Graduate Student

Computer-Mediated Communication, Media Processes & Effects, Interpersonal Communication

  • SSMS 4425
  • Professor
  • Social & Evolutionary Psychology

Social and Evolutionary Psychology of Communication Within and Between Groups,

  • 805-893-7847
  • SSMS 4411
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Organizational & Environmental & New Media
  • Arthur N. Rupe Endowed Professor in the Social Effects of Mass Communication

Communication Networks, Diffusion of Innovations, Environmental Communication, Organizational Communication, Public Communication Campaigns, Social uses and effects of New Media

Google Scholar Profile

  • 805-893-8696
  • SSMS 4127
Muniba Saleem
  • Associate Professor
  • Media Psychology
  • Intergroup Communication
  • Diversity

Media influences on interpersonal and intergroup relations between racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Media effects on social identities. Media effects on immigration integration and acculturation.

  • Graduate Student

Interpersonal communication; romantic partnerships; conflict resolution; hope communication; apology structure; forgiveness processes

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Technology Management Program
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Organizational Communication

Group Communication, Organizational Communication, Globalization and International Organizations, Networks, Collective Action

  • 805-893-7918
  • SSMS 4121
  • Professor
  • Organizational & Political Communication

Globalization,  Organizations, and Political Communication with Special Reference to Terrorism and Human Rights

  • 805-893-7935
  • SSMS 4125
  • Staff Graduate Program Advisor

DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, I AM WORKING REMOTELY. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SET UP A ZOOM APPOINTMENT WITH ME, PLEASE VISIT https://shoreline.ucsb.edu/meetings/1337201/officehourswithtricia TO SCHEDULE. STAY SAFE!

 

Office Hours - Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm (Working remotely due to pandemic until further notice)

  • General Graduate Program Advising - progress plans, requirements, petitions, department-required forms, etc.
  • Liaison for Graduate Division-required forms and reporting
  • Graduate Student hiring administration in collaboration with TA Coordinator (e.g., TA, Associate, Student Assistant, GSR, Summer hires, etc.)
  • Graduate Student Fee remission
  • Graduate Student Funding
  • Administration for Fellowship qualifications and submissions
  • Administration for recruitments, including applicants' general questions, program information, application system management, recruitment weekend organization, etc.
  • Administration for Graduate Annual Review
  • Webpages for Graduate Program
  • Ex-officio member of Graduate Committee
  • Works closely with Director of Graduate Studies

 

  • 805-893-3046 (Voicemail Only)
  • SSMS 4111 (Working remotely effective 3/17/20)
  • Lecturer

relational communication, close relationships and well-being

  • 805-893-4425
  • Business Officer
  • 805-893-4517
  • SSMS 4113
  • Mark and Susan Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society
  • Director of the Center for Information Technology & Society

Computer-mediated communication, social media, interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, educational relations

  • 805-893-3941
  • 4007 SS&SM Building
  • Graduate Student
  • Professor
  • Media Neuroscience & Computational Communication Science

Media Neuroscience, Media-Multitasking and Attention Disorders, Moral Judgment and Conflict in Narratives, Media Violence and Aggression, Persuasion Neuroscience, Cognitive Control and Flow Experiences, Research Methods and Statistics, Computational Communication Science

  • Professor Emeritus

Interpersonal and Nonverbal Behavior, University Development, Communicative Competence

  • Graduate Student
  • Graduate Student