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Rosental Alves
Rosental Alves, B.A.
Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6851
E-mail: rosental.alves@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
International journalism; foreign correspondence; Latin American studies; Brazilian studies; online journalism; communication; freedom of the press
Dawna Ballard
Dawna Ballard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1946
E-mail: diballard@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Time, multi-tasking, time management, information overload, speed, mobile communication technologies, Internet time, work-life balance and telecommuting/telework.
Lisa Bedore
Lisa Bedore, Ph.D.
Associate professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-5101
E-mail: lbedore@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Child language and phonological development; child language disorders, bilingualism, Spanish-speaking children.
 
Mark Bernstein, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1553
E-mail: bernstein@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Speech development among deaf people; use of simultaneous communication and lexical acquisition in children
 
Larry Browning, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1931
E-mail: lbrowning@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cooperation in competitive environments; use of information/communication/technologies (ICTs) in the workplace; information and communication technologies in action; use of qualitative research methods, especially interviewing and observation.
Barry Brummett
Barry Brummett, Ph.D.
Charles Sapp Centennial Professor in Communication
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-1714
E-mail: brummett@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
popular culture and persuasion; social style, including steampunk; media criticism; apocalyptic rhetoric
Neal Burns
Neal Burns, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8160
E-mail: nburns@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advertising, branding, qualitative research, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, ethnic studies, business, digital and alternative media.
Wanda Cash
Wanda Cash,
Clinical Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1965
E-mail: wgcash@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism; Freedom of Information Act; freedom of the press; community newspapers; public access to court records; open government, newspaper management
 
Craig Champlin, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6345
E-mail: champlin@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Hearing loss, auditory processing difficulty in children and adults
Richard Cherwitz
Richard Cherwitz, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1939
E-mail: spaj737@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Argumentation (in a variety of settings); rhetoric; creating academic/community partnerships; inter- and cross-disciplinary education; diversity in higher education; academic entrepreneurship; the role of public research universities in society; reforming undergraduate and graduate education; citizen scholars; and accountability in higher education.
 
Dana Cloud, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1947
E-mail: dcloud@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Political rhetoric and violence as political expression; popular culture studies; gender and women''''s studies; American social movements; labor movement; public life in the United States.
 
Renita Coleman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1969
E-mail: renitac@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Visual communication, ethics, agenda setting, stereotyping in the media, journalism and public relations.
 
Michael Cramer, JD
Director, Texas Progam in Sports and Media
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-2430
E-mail: michael.cramer@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Sports and impact on American culture, sports and media, the business of sports, collective bargaining, mega-stadiums and revenue enhancement
Tracy Dahlby
Tracy Dahlby, MA
Frank A. Bennack Jr. Chair in Journalism
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6272
E-mail: tdahlby@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism and media criticism; coverage of international affairs, including Northeast and Southeast Asia; coverage of U.S. relations with Asia.
John Daly
John Daly, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1948
E-mail: daly@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Communication effectiveness; customer service and loyalty; advocacy (persuasion and influence); presentation skills; leadership and teamwork; crisis communication
 
Barbara Davis, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1929
E-mail: babs@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Speech acquisition among infants and children; speech delay in children; childhood apraxia of speech; vocal development among infants with cochlear implants.
 
Katherine Dawson, MS
Lecturer
School of Journaliam
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-243-6385
E-mail: katedawson@aim.com

EXPERTISE
Journalism, broadcast journalism (TV, radio), documentary film.
Donna DeCesare
Donna DeCesare,
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1980
E-mail: donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Documentary photography, video storytelling, Latin American studies: human rights and visual documentary, journalism and trauma, children at risk, child soldiers, youth gangs, visual storytelling for NGOs and non-profit sector.
 
Erin Donovan-Kicken , Ph.D.
assistant professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-7723
E-mail: edk@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
How people reveal and conceal illness, such as cancer or HIV/AIDS, among friends and family, the ways people manage information about their illness, topic avoidance as a cancer coping mechanism, health communication and psychology
 
Minette Drumwright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Advertising
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-2367
E-mail: mdrum@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advertising, marketing, social marketing, social responsibility in business, service marketing, marketing strategy, business ethics
 
Glenn Frankel, B.A.
Director
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1845
E-mail: glenn.frankel@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism and media coverage of contemporary issues, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the apartheid era, British politics and culture.
 
Caroline Frick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6485
E-mail: cfrick@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Film/media preservation and digital libraries.
 
Jennifer Fuller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4571
E-mail: jfuller@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Television; docudramas, based-on-a-true-story television, historical films; reality TV; race and the media; race and national identity; whiteness; gender and TV; cable TV; the history of TV; and the TV industry.
 
Homero Gil de Zuniga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6323
E-mail: hgz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The Internet and everyday life; the Internet and political and civic engagement; and the Internet and its intersection with distinct circles of geo-identities in the European context.
Joshua Gunn
Joshua Gunn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-3933
E-mail: slewfoot@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Celebrity, popular culture, popular music, popular fads and fashion, youth cultures, UFOs, alien abduction, exorcism, demonic possession, apocalypse, Halloween, folk religion, folklore, Satanism, occult and occultism, new age, cults, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, Freud, Jung, Lacan, scatology, ghosts, haunting, the paranormal, pseudo-science, gothic music, gothic subculture, horror film, popular television, cultural studies, rhetorical studies.
Terry Hemeyer
Terry Hemeyer, M.A.
Senior Lecturer
Public Relations (Advertising)
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (713) 819-1322
E-mail: TTGHEMEYER@aol.com

EXPERTISE
Crisis management; public, employee, community, government and investor relations; advertising; marketing; consumer segmentation; human resources; communicating corporate layoffs, and corporate security.
Geraldine  Henderson
Geraldine Henderson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Advertising
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-8556
E-mail: gerri@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Branding, marketplace diversity (multicultural marketing); urban marketing; consumer networks (cognitive and social); advertising; diversity advertising; and hip-hop.
Robert Jensen
Robert Jensen, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1990
E-mail: rjensen@uts.cc.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Media and journalism (law and ethics); progressive politics and political dissidence; U.S. antiwar activism; communication; white privilege and institutionalized racism; pornography and sexual violence; male masculinity and feminism.
 
Dave Junker, Ph.D
lecturer
Public Relations (Advertising)
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9466
E-mail: junker@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Public relations and strategic communications; Black Music and the media; race relations; and popular music.
 
LeeAnn Kahlor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Public Relations (Advertising)
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-8498
E-mail: kahlor@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.
Mary Celeste Kearney
Mary Celeste Kearney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radio-Television-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-8648
E-mail: mkearney@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Gender and media culture (TV, film, music), girl media, girl culture, youth cultures and media education.
 
Stuart Kelban, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor
Department of Radio-Television-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 232-6037
E-mail: stuartkelban@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Screenwriting, television and film industry.
 
Mark Knapp, Ph.D.
Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professor in Communication
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3787 or 512-471-5251
E-mail: mlknapp@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Interpersonal and nonverbal communication; lying and deception
 
Wei-Na Lee, Ph.D.
Professor
Advertising
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 8149
E-mail: weina@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
cross-cultural consumer behavior, multicultural marketing communication, consumer response to new media
 
Michael Mackert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Advertising
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512 471 8558
E-mail: mackert@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Telemedicine, health communication, health literacy and online communities.
 
Maxwell McCombs, Ph.D.
Professor, Jesse H. Jones Chair in Communications
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-8416
E-mail: maxmccombs@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The agenda setting role of media in presidential elections, political communication, media, the role of social media (blogs, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter) in political communication.
Matthew McGlone
Matthew McGlone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1920
E-mail: Matthew_McGlone@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Cognition, persuasion and prejudice in interpersonal communication, stereotypes and stereotype threats, spatial performance, identity and sex differences.
 
Bill Minutaglio , MA
Clinical Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9050
E-mail: bminutag@aol.com

EXPERTISE
Presidential politics, George W. Bush, the Bush family legacy, Texas politics, journalism.
 
John Murphy, Ph.D.
Distinguished Teaching Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1101
E-mail: jhmurphy@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advertising and marketing communication management; current; issues in advertising practice; ethical issues in marketing; media management issues; advertising agency issues; business, integrated brand promotion, campaign planning and media management
Jorge  Pena
Jorge Pena, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-5251
E-mail: jorge.pena@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Content analysis of online communication; use of technology in communication; cognition, affect and behavior in virtual environments, such as video games and virtual groups; impression formation and self-presentation in the context of instant messenger, game, e-mail and Web site use.
 
Elizabeth Pena, Ph.D.
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-2690
E-mail: lizp@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Dynamic language assessment applied to bilingual (Spanish/English) children.
 
Ben Philpott, BA
senior political reporter, KUT Radio
KUT Radio (Austin NPR Affiliate)
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5418
E-mail: bphilpott@kut.org

EXPERTISE
Texas Governor Rick Perry, Texas politics
 
Paula Poindexter , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1971
E-mail: paula.poindexter@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Newspaper and television journalism, including audience, content and diversity in coverage, and leadership and management in the industry; the relationship African-Americans, women and youth have with the news; ethics in research methodologies in the media; media framing; polling, specifically the validity and interpretation of election polls; news coverage of presidential elections; women and young voters.
 
Charles Ramirez Berg, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-9925
E-mail: ramberg@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Film history, Latino images in film, Mexican cinema, screenwriting, narration in film and world cinema, film criticism, stereotyping.
Stephen Reese
Stephen Reese, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-1666
E-mail: steve.reese@austin.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism, media framing, press performance
 
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0405
E-mail: mrivas@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Journalism; the intersection of oral history and journalism; Latinos and the news media, both as producers of news and as consumers; U.S. Latinos & Latinas of the World War II generation; diversity in the news media, National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Thomas Schatz
Thomas Schatz, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-232-5987
E-mail: tschatz@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Film and television history and criticism; media industry studies (history, economics, etc.); Hollywood studios and the ''studio system''; film genre
Laura Stein
Laura Stein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-8624
E-mail: lstein@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Communication law and policy, First Amendment rights, and alternative and public media
Paul Stekler
Paul Stekler, Ph.D.
Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6679
E-mail: stek@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Politics, Southern politics, political campaigns, political advertising and how polls affect campaigns and campaign messaging; documentary filmmaking
Keri Stephens
Keri Stephens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-0554
E-mail: keristephens@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
communication technology (e-mail, instant messaging, texting, cell phone use, social networks) in the workplace, communication overload, workplace efficiency
Patricia Stout
Patricia Stout, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-475-9158
E-mail: pstout@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Advertising copy research and consumer behavior; emotional response to advertising; health communications and social marketing issues; business. Health communication, including HIV/AIDS, immunization, and obesity.
Natalie (Talia) Stroud
Natalie (Talia) Stroud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1934
E-mail: tstroud@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Political behavior, partisan media use, political communication, public opinion, political research.
 
Scott Stroud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6561
E-mail: sstroud@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Comparative rhetoric, narrative theory, communication ethics and philosophy.
Sharon Strover
Sharon Strover, Ph.D.
Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-6652
E-mail: sstrover@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
The Information Society; telecommunications policy, including telephone cable and satellite systems; international cultural policy with respect to film and television; and the digital divide.
George Sylvie
George Sylvie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1783
E-mail: g.sylvie@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Media management; Internet newspaper economics; motivation and satisfaction in the newsroom; change and newspapers; newspaper organizational cooperation; technology''s role in media management; black press economics; mass media and minorities; newspaper reporting and editing; communication; journalism
 
Kathleen Tyner, M.A.
Associate Professor
Department of Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-3852
E-mail: ktyner@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Media literacy, media education, educational technology, literacy, new media and learning, children and media, youth media.
S. Craig Watkins
S. Craig Watkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Radio-TV-Film
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-6676
E-mail: scwatkins@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Race and pop culture; Youth culture; digital media and social media; hip-hop culture and music; video games; the history of Black American Cinema and the films of Spike Lee
 
Michael Whitney, MSJ
Lecturer
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-9815
E-mail: mwhitney@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Television journalism, television news, news writing.
 
Gary Wilcox, Ph.D.
John A. Beck Centennial Professor in Communication
Advertising
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: (512) 471-0917
E-mail: Burl@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Alcohol advertising; cigarette advertising; interactive communication
Kris  Wilson
Kris Wilson, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-4975
E-mail: drkris@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Environmental Journalism, Climate Change, Global Warming, Weather, Broadcast News, Media Convergence
Mercedes de Uriarte
Mercedes de Uriarte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Journalism
College of Communication

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 512-471-1979
E-mail: merlyn@mail.utexas.edu

EXPERTISE
Minorities and media; U.S. foreign coverage; U.S. crisis coverage of Latin America; newsroom diversity; history of U.S. press; feminism


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