Communication Department Faculty 2014

 

Faculty

Gail C. Ambuske, Chair, Professor of Communication and Management

B.A., M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Academic interest: group and organizational communication, Japan and China

 

 



Xinlu Yu, Associate Professor of Communication

B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University
M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University

Academic interest: intercultural communication, international communication, media and multiculturalism, China




Audrey E. Wagstaff Cunningham, Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A., Hiram College
M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University
MJE, Journalism Education Association

Academic interest: media effects, scholastic journalism, communication activism, marginalization, political communication




Jodi Hupp, Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A., University of Akron
M.A., Kent State University, University of Akron
Ph.D., Kent State University

Academic interest: interpersonal communication, aggressive communication (argumentativeness and verbal aggressiveness), intercultural communication, communication and conservation, information literacy

 

 

 

 

Adjunct Faculty

Jim Laux, Adjunct Professor of Communication

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Academic interest: interpersonal, group organizational, intercultural communication; relationship between happiness and communication

 

Desmond Laux, Adjunct Professor of Communication

B.A., Cleveland State University
M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Academic interest: interpersonal and family communication, nonverbal behavior, communication research methods

 

Laurie Bentley, Adjunct Instructor of Communication

B.A., Hiram College
M.A., Kent State University

Academic interest: gender communication, nonverbal communication, media, intercultural communication

 

Rocki BaselAdjunct Instructor of Communication

B.S., M. F. A., University of Akron
ABD, Kent State University

Academic interest: gender communication, nonverbal communication, media, intercultural communication

 

Emerita Faculty

Linda Rea and Mary Ann Brockett

 

 

 

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