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Samantha Stanley, B.A. & M.A.'s picture
Samantha Stanley, B.A. & M.A.

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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Jennifer Stevens Aubrey
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
TEL: (520) 621-7077
Office: Communication 221

Dr. Jennifer Stevens Aubrey (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2004) teaches classes on media, mass communication theory, and child and adolescent development in the Department of Communication at the University of Arizona. With an emphasis on gender and child/adolescent development, her research...
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Paulina Swiatkowski, Ph.D.

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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Larissa Terán

Media Research Lead at the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Larissa has recently accepted the position of Media Research Lead at the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media! She is currently leading research projects for a variety of clients that seek to better...
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Robert Tokunaga, Ph.D.

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.

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.

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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Kyle Tusing
Professor of Practice & Director of Undergraduate Studies
TEL: (520) 626-8771
Office: Communication 201

Kyle Tusing (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) specializes in social influence and interpersonal communication. He regularly teaches Communication 101, the introductory course to the major. He also has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on public speaking, communication theory,...
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Joshua von Herrmann
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Office: Communication 203

Josh is a second year graduate student at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on Computer-mediated communication, with an emphasis on communication in online gaming, Reddit, and other new and emerging media. Josh has over 10 years of experience teaching public speaking and debate at...
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Alexandra Witt, B.A. & M.A.
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Nathan T. Woo

Assistant Professor at Sacramento State

Nate Woo is joining the Department of Communication Studies at Sacramento State this fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. He is looking forward to teaching a variety of interpersonal, health, and research methods classes as...
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Richard Wood

Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona

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Paul Wright, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Communication Science, The Media School
Core Faculty Partner, Center for Sexual Health Promotion
Affiliate Faculty, Kinsey Institute
Indiana University, Bloomington
Senior Editor, Journal of Health Communication


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Kun Yan
Graduate Teaching Associate
Office: Communication 115A
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Bo Yang
Assistant Professor
TEL: (520) 626-0231
Office: Communication 317

Dr. Yang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication. Her research examines the intersection of health communication, strategic communication, and new media from a social scientific perspective. The primary topics of her research include how message features and audience...
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Kimberley Young
Business Manager, Sr.
TEL: (520) 621-9274
Office: Communication 109A
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Jiaqi Zeng
Graduate Teaching Associate
Office: 203

Jiaqi Zeng is a Ph.D. student in the department of Communication at the University of Arizona. After attaining her Bachelor’s Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, she came to the U.S. to get her Master’s Degree from the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program at...
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Nicole Zenzola
Graduate Teaching Associate
Office: 110
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Pengfei Zhao, M.A.

Ph.D. Student at Cornell University

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Alesia Woszidlo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at The University of Kansas

Alesia Woszidlo (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an interpersonal communication scholar whose specialty is family communication and mental health. Her research examines the family of origin and how it affects the...
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