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Analisa Arroyo, Ph.D.
Alumna
arroyo@uga.edu

University of Georgia Faculty

Analisa Arroyo earned a Ph.D. in Communication with a minor in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona in 2013. Her research interests are in health and interpersonal communication. Specifically, Analisa explores...
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Anjali Ashtaputre, M.A.
Alumna
ashtaputre@arizona.edu

Research Assistant at Superior Court in Maricopa County

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...
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Anita Atwell Seate, Ph.D.
Alumna
aseate@umd.edu

Associate 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 Bradshaw, Ph.D.
Alumnus
scbradshaw@lcsc.edu

Assistant Professor at Lewis-Clark State College

Seth Bradshaw (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an Assistant Professor of Communication Arts. He teaches courses in advertising, strategic communication, social media, public speaking, argumentation, and research methods....
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Steven Brunner, Ph.D.
Alumnus
srbrunner@ucdavis.edu

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, B.A., M.A. & Ph.D.
Alumna
tburke@txstate.edu

Associate 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, Ph.D.
Alumna
jessica.castonguay@temple.edu

Assistant Professor at Temple University


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Bethany A. Conway-Silva, Ph.D.
Alumna
baconway@calpoly.edu

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 and political...
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Antonio Coronado, B.A. & M.A.
Alumnus
amcoronado@arizona.edu

J.D. Candidate at Northeastern University School of Law

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....
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Christine Filer, Ph.D.
Alumna
cfiler@email.arizona.edu

Senior Research Analyst at Langer Research Associates

Christine Filer is a senior research analyst at Langer Research Associates. Her responsibilities there encompass project management, questionnaire design, survey methodology, fieldwork oversight and data analysis...
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Monica Gallegos, Ph.D.
Alumna
gallegosm1@nku.edu

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, Ph.D.
Alumna
hgamble@aum.edu
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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Jiaqi Gao, B.A. & M.A.
Alumna
jiaqigao@email.arizona.edu
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Nicholas Joyce, Ph.D.
Alumnus
drnick@umd.edu

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, Ph.D.
Alumnus
mckinleyc@mail.montclair.edu

Associate Professor 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 health information...
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Melissa McNelis, Ph.D.
Alumna
mjmcnelis@ship.edu

Assistant Professor at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Melissa (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor with experience in teaching both traditional and online courses in a variety of introductory, specialty, and required courses at multiple levels. She applies...
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Stacey Passalacqua, Ph.D.
Alumna
Stacey.Passalacqua@utsa.edu

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, Ph.D.
Alumnus
cpavlich@arizona.edu

Social Scientist at U.S. Marine Corps

Corey Pavlich holds a Ph.D. in Communication with sepcializations in interpersonal communication, health, persuasion, and experimental methodology. He has major interests in deceptive communication and the expression, regulation, and...
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Lindsay Roberts, M.A.
Alumna
laroberts@ucdavis.edu

Ph.D. Student at University of California, Davis


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Erin Ruppel, M.A. & Ph.D.
Alumna
ruppele@uwm.edu

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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Anthony "Tony" Schmidt, M.A.
Alumnus
aschmidt@yvcc.edu

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, Ph.D.
Alumna
stephs11@vt.edu

Assistant Professor at Virgina Tech 


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Sheila Springer, M.A. & Ph.D.
Alumna
s.springer@northeastern.edu

Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate at Northeastern University

Sheila Springer is a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in the department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. Dr. Springer studies communication over the life span, and how stereotypes and media...
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Sarah Staggs, Ph.D.
Alumna
smstaggs@asu.edu

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, B.A. & M.A.
Alumna
sjstan@umd.edu

ABD Doctoral Candidate at 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 research...
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Paulina Swiatkowski, Ph.D.'s picture
Paulina Swiatkowski, Ph.D.
Alumna
Paulina.Swiatkowski@nau.edu

Lecturer and Assistant Director of Operations and Scheduling at Northern Arizona University

Currently, I am a Lecturer and the School of Communication’s Assistant Director of Operations and Scheduling at Northern Arizona University. As a teacher-scholar, I continuously...
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Robert Tokunaga, Ph.D.
Alumnus
robert.tokunaga@utsa.edu

Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Robert Tokunaga studies the negative social and psychological implications of communication technology use. His teaching pursuits and research output focus on the unique role of communication technologies in the...
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Eric Tsetsi, Ph.D.
Alumnus
erictsetsi@email.arizona.edu

Eric Tsetsi earned his Ph.D. in Communication at The University of Arizona Department of Communication. His research is focused within the areas of communication and technology, political communication, and media effects. He is particularly interested in the implications of communication...
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Riva Tukachinsky, Ph.D.
Alumna
tukachin@chapman.edu

Associate Professor at Chapman University

Dr. Riva Tukachinsky is an associate professor in the School of Communication at Chapman University. She studies media psychology, namely how individuals choose, comprehend and can ultimately be influenced by media.


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Alexandra Witt, B.A. & M.A.
Alumna
alexandrawitt@arizona.edu
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