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Analisa Arroyo
TEL: 706-542-4893
Office: University of Georgia, 613 Caldwell Hall

University of Georgia Faculty

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Anjali Ashtaputre

Anjali Ashtaputre received her Masters degree in the Communication Department at the University of Arizona. She received her B.A. in Communication with a double minor in Journalism and Business from The University of Arizona. Her interests are health communication and interpersonal communication...
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Anita Atwell Seate, Ph.D.
TEL: 301-405-6526
Office: University of Maryland, 2106 Skinner Building

Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland

Dr. Atwell Seate is a social scientist that researches in the area of intergroup/intercultural communication. Specifically, her research is animated by questions about how people’s identity as members of various social...
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Seth C. Bradshaw
TEL: (936) 468-1265
Office: Stephen F. Austin State University, Boynton Building 302

Assistant Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University

Dr. Bradshaw earned his Ph.D. in 2016 at the University of Arizona in the Department of Communication. He is a social scientist whose expertise resides at the intersection of political communication, media effects...
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Steven Brunner
Graduate Teaching Associate
Office: 393 Kerr 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616

Lecturer at University of California Davis

Dr. Brunner has been teaching in higher education since 2008. He has expertise in communication technologies, interpersonal communication, and public speaking. Dr. Brunner’s favorite course to teach is communication technology...
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Tricia Burke
TEL: (512) 245-2222
Office: Texas State University, Centennial Hall 328

Assistant Professor at Texas State University

Dr. Burke teaches a variety of communication courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including research methods, family communication, interpersonal communication, relational communication, health communication, and...
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Jessica Castonguay
Office: Temple University, Annenberg Hall, 300

Assistant Professor at Temple University

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Bethany A. Conway-Silva
TEL: 805-756-2045
FAX: 805-756-6449
Office: California Polytechnic State University, Faculty Offices North (47) 36-D
Assistant Professor at California Polytechnic State University

Dr. Bethany Anne Conway-Silva joined the department of Communication Students at California Polytechnic State University in fall 2015. Her research agenda focuses on the intersection of mass...
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Antonio Coronado

Antonio Coronado earned his B.A. and M.A. in the Communication Department. He received his B.A. in Communication with triple minors in Spanish, French, and Gender & Women Studies from The University of Arizona. His interests are in Political Communication and Mass Media Effects.

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Monica Gallegos
TEL: 859-572-1329
Office: Northern Kentucky University, GH 424

Assistant Professor at Nothern Kentucky University

Dr. Monica Gallegos received her B.A. in Communication from the University of Arizona, and her M.A. in Communication...
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Hilary Gamble
TEL: (334)244-3359
Office: Liberal Arts & Education 223 F
Assistant Professor at Auburn University at Montgomery

Hilary Gamble is a media effects researcher who studies the influence of both traditional and digital media on emerging adults’ sexual attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors. Her dissertation is titled “...
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Nicholas Joyce
TEL: 301-405-8979
Office: University of Maryland, 2118 Skinner Building

Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland

Dr. Joyce is interested in the communicative and psychological processes underlying intercultural relationships. One major area of his research examines how and why intercultural narratives and other forms of intergroup...
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Christopher McKinley
TEL: 973-655-3438
Office: Morehead Hall 117

Assistant Professor at Health Communication at Montclair State University

Dr. Christopher McKinley specializes in health communication and media effects. His research explores the role of narrative persuasion on health decision-making as well as factors motivating online...
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Melissa McNelis
Office: Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Stacey Passalacqua
TEL: 210-458-5974

Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio

Stacey Passalacqua (B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. Purdue University; Ph.D. University of Arizona) is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Studies at James...
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Corey Pavlich

Visiting Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University

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Lindsay Roberts
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Erin Ruppel
TEL: 414-229-1122
Office: UW-Milwaukee, NWQ Building B, Room 4595

Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Anthony Schmidt
TEL: 509-574-4604

Communication Faculty, Yakima Valley College

Tony Schmidt (M.A. 2012, University of Arizona) is a Communication faculty member at Yakima Valley College where he teaches a wide range of courses. He’s happy to speak with you about Sports and Political Communication as well...
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Stephanie Smith
TEL: (540) 231-7137

Assistant Professor at Virgina Tech 

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Sheila Springer
TEL: 617-373-7246
Office: 240 Holmes Hall

Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate at Northeastern University

Dr. Springer studies communication over the life span, and how stereotypes and media portrayals influence perceptions of aging and older adults. In the past, Dr. Springer has examined how message framing and...
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Sarah Staggs
TEL: 619-884-7755

Post-Doctoral Researcher and Data Analyst at Arizona State University

Sarah Staggs received her Doctoral degree in Communication (May, 2017) from University of Arizona. Sarah earned her master’s and undergraduate degrees at the University of Wyoming in the Department of...
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Samantha Stanley
Office: 2130 Skinner Bldf, University of Maryland, College Park

ABD Doctoral Candidate at The University of Maryland

Samantha Stanley earned her BA and MA in Communication summa cum laude at the University of Arizona. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication Science at the University of Maryland. Her program of...
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Paulina Swiatkowski
TEL: 417-328-1410
Office: Jester 207

Assistant Professor at Southwest Baptist University

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Robert Tokunaga, PhD
TEL: 808-956-8075
FAX: 808-956-9535
Office: Kuykendall Hall 107

Electronics Technician at University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Bobby Tokunaga studies the social and psychological implications of using communication technologies. He is currently engaged in research that examines the deficient self-regulation of Internet use, the use of...
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Riva Tukachinsky
TEL: 714-516-4685

Assistant Professor at Chapman University

Dr. Riva Tukachinsky (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Chapman University in Orange, CA. Her research interests include cognitive...
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Alex Witt
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Paul Wright, PhD
TEL: 812-855-3254
Office: Franklin Hall 230P

Associate Professor at Indiana University Bloomington

Research interests center on media, socialization, and health. Forty plus peer-reviewed journal articles and invited chapters in these areas. Publication outlets include Communication Monographs, Communication...
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Alesia Woszidlo, PhD
TEL: 785-864-9896
FAX: 785-864-5203
Office: 116L Bailey Hall

Associate Professor at the University of Kansas

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