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Faculty and Student Bios

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Ann Bainbridge Frymier, Ed.D.Director, School of Communication Studies

Christina S. Beck, Ph.D.Associate Director for Graduate Studies
Devika Chawla, Ph.D.Director of Studies, Communication Studies, Honors Tutorial College
Benjamin R. LaPoe II, Ph.D.Director of Political Communication Certificate
Jerry L. Miller, Ph.D., Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies
Jennifer Talbert, M.A.John A. Cassese Director of Forensics
Candice Thomas-Maddox, Ed.D.Organizational Communication MA Graduate Coordinator (Lancaster Campus)

Athens Campus Faculty

*Denotes Graduate Faculty on Athens campus

Course Directors

COMS 1010 – Jerry L. Miller, Ph.D.
COMS 1030 – Angela M. Hosek, Ph.D.
COMS 1100 – J.W. Smith, Ph.D.
COMS 2020 – Amy E. Chadwick, Ph.D.
COMS 2040 – Christina S. Beck, Ph.D.
COMS 2050 – Laura W. Black, Ph.D.
COMS 2060 – China Billotte Verhoff, Ph.D.
COMS 2150 – Benjamin R. Bates, Ph.D.
COMS 3200 – Brittany L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Regional Campus Faculty

*Denotes Graduate Faculty on on Regional campuses

Emeriti Faculty

Doctoral Students