Moody College of Communication Faculty

The following faculty list represents those appointed in the 2018 spring semester.

Michael D Akel, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BS, Missouri State University, 1996

Wiley Akins, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BFA, University of North Texas, 1976

Miguel A Alvarez, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Rosental C Alves, Professor
Knight Chair in Journalism
Journalism
BA, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 1976

Henry A Anderson, Associate Professor Emeritus
Journalism
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1975

Joan M Balash, Specialist
Communication Sciences and Disorders
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1987

Dawna Ballard, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 2002

Micah R Barber, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Joshua Ben Barbour, Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

Benjamin L Bays, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Lisa M Bedore, Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Purdue University Main Campus, 1998

Mary C Beltran, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Charles E Berg, Professor
Joe M. Dealey, Sr. Professorship in Media Studies
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1987

Jay Michael Bernhardt, Professor
Walter Cronkite Regents Chair in Communication, DeWitt C. Reddick Regents Chair in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

Karen Bernstein, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
HS/GED, , 1979

Mark E Bernstein, Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
EdD, Boston University, 1980

Mary A Bock, Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
Journalism
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Casey A Boyle, Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of South Carolina - Columbia, 2011

Paul Brady, Lecturer
BSPR, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Robert B Brenner, Professor
G. B. Dealey Regents Professorship in Journalism
Journalism
BA, Oberlin College, 1983

Larry D Browning, Professor Emeritus
Communication Studies
PhD, Ohio State U Main Campus, 1973

Barry Brummett, Professor
Charles Sapp Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1978

Gene A Burd, Associate Professor Emeritus
Journalism
PhD, Northwestern University, 1964

Michael Butterworth, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2006

Courtney T Byrd, Associate Professor
William David Blunk Memorial Professorship
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2003

Julia Campbell, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2015

Angela A Carey, Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
AuD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 2009

Craig A Champlin, Professor
Lillie Hage Jamail Centennial Professorship
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Kansas Main Campus, 1987

Bharath Chandrasekaran, Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Purdue University Main Campus, 2008

Andrew D Chavez, Lecturer
Journalism
MS, Texas Christian University, 2010

Karma Ruth Chavez, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Arizona State University Main, 2007

Gina Chen, Assistant Professor
Journalism
PhD, Syracuse University Main Campus, 2012

Wenhong Chen, Associate Professor
Journalism
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Toronto, 2007

Richard A Cherwitz, Professor
Ernest A. Sharpe Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Iowa, 1978

Deepak J Chetty, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Hsiang I Chyi, Associate Professor
Journalism
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Renita B Coleman, Professor
Journalism
PhD, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2001

James B Colson, Professor Emeritus
Journalism
MA, University of California-Los Angeles, 1961

Martin R Cox, Senior Lecturer
Communication Studies
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1994

Isabella C Cunningham, Professor
Stan Richards Chair in Advertising and Public Relations Strategy
PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972

Joe H Cutbirth, Lecturer
Communication Studies
PhD, Columbia University in the City of New York, 2011

Tracy S Dahlby, Professor
Frank A. Bennack, Jr. Chair in Journalism
Journalism
AM, Harvard University, 1976

Rene M Dailey, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara, 2005

Rodger M Dalston, Professor Emeritus
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Northwestern University, 1972

John A Daly, Professor
Texas Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Centennial Professorship in Business Communication, Frank A. Liddell, Sr. Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, Purdue University Main Campus, 1977

Dennis C Darling, Professor
Journalism
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1973

Barbara L Davis, Professor Emeritus
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1986

D D Davis, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, 1995

Katherine Winkler Dawson, Senior Lecturer
Journalism
MS, Columbia University in the City of New York, 2003

Donna De Cesare, Associate Professor
Journalism
MPhil, University of Essex, 1979

Eileen Flynn Delao, Lecturer
Journalism
BA, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1998

Lisa Z Dobias
BSAdv, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

David H Donaldson, Lecturer
Journalism
JD, University of Texas at Austin, 1976

Erin Eileen Donovan, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008

Anthony David Dudo, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Catherine T Eaton, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Maryland College Park, 2014

Drew Ferrante, Lecturer
BA, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1990

John F Fiege, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

James A Fino, Lecturer
BS, University of Texas at Austin, 1988

Jessica Franco, Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Caroline J Frick, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Kathryn Fuller, Professor
William P. Hobby Centennial Professorship in Communication
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1992

Walter R Garcia-Buckalew, Lecturer
Journalism
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Andrew S Garrison, Professor
Radio-Television-Film
BA, Antioch University, 1974

Mikala J Gibson, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BA, University of the Incarnate Word, 2000

Lalitha Gopalan, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Rochester, 1993

Amanda B Gotera, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Paul H Gray, Professor Emeritus
Communication Studies
PhD, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1966

Zenzi M Griffin, Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998

Joshua G Gunn, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2002

Liberty Hamilton, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 2013

Sharon E Jarvis, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2000

Roderick P Hart, Professor
Allan Shivers Centennial Chair in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, Pennsylvania State University Park, 1970

David Libby Hays, Senior Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Southern California, 1987

Felicia D Henderson, Assistant Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of California-Los Angeles, 2004

Sarah Hennigan, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2016

Maya L Henry, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Arizona, 2009

Nickole Ann Hines Staples, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
MA, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 2006

Donald W Howard, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1988

Michelle Hsieh Pho, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Dina D Inman Ramgolam, Lecturer
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2012

Robert W Jensen, Professor
E. M. "Ted" Dealey Professorship in the Business of Journalism
Journalism
PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1992

Thomas Jerrold Johnson, Professor
Amon G. Carter, Jr. Centennial Professorship in Communication
Journalism
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 1989

Jennifer L Jones Barbour, Lecturer
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

Sangeeta C Kamdar, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
AuD, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Stuart D Kelban, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Virginia, 1989

Diana Kerew-Shaw, Lecturer
BFA, Boston University, 1964

Mark L Knapp, Professor Emeritus
Communication Studies
PhD, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, 1966

Karen J Kocher, Senior Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

William E Korbus, Professor Emeritus
Journalism
MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974

Rajinder Koul, Professor
Houston Harte Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Purdue University Main Campus, 1994

Shanti Kumar, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, 1987

Sean R Labounty, Lecturer
BSAdv, University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Tamar Laddy, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Southern California, 2003

Wei-Na Lee, Professor
F. J. Heyne Centennial Professorship in Communication
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988

Rosemary Lester-Smith, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Arizona, 2014

Anne Lewis, Senior Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BFA, School of Visual Arts, 2001

Deborah E Lewis, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Richard M Lewis, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1994

Jeffrey T Linwood, Lecturer
Journalism
SM, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Chang Liu, Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Indiana University at Bloomington, 2002

Mark G Longaker, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, 2003

Mirza Jeannette Lugo-Neris, Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2016

Joel Lulla, Lecturer
JD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982

Madhavi Mallapragada, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003

Thomas P Marquardt, Professor
Ben F. Love Regents Professorship in Communication
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 1973

Frederick N Martin, Professor Emeritus
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, City University of New York Brooklyn College, 1968

Madeline M Maxwell, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Arizona, 1980

Jennifer McClearen, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Washington - Seattle, 2017

Maxwell E McCombs, Professor Emeritus
Journalism
PhD, Stanford University, 1966

Cynthia Ann McCreery, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
BA, University of California-Santa Barbara, 2000

Christian C McDonald, Lecturer
Journalism
BJ, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

Kathleen Oveta McElroy
G. B. Dealey Regents Professorship in Journalism
Journalism
Journalism
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2014

Matthew S McGlone, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Princeton University, 1994

Stephanie McMillen, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, The University of Memphis, 2017

Cydney M Medford, Communication Sciences and Disorders Specialist
Communication Sciences and Disorders
MS, Baylor University, 1980

Stephen J Mims, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1987

William D Minutaglio, Other University Affiliate
Journalism
MS, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1978

Dhiraj Murthy, Associate Professor
Journalism
PhD, University of Cambridge, 2008

Roland L Myers, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Daniel R Nast, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
AuD, University of Florida, 2014

Curran J Nault, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Philip P Nemy, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BFA, Carnegie Mellon University, 1983

Susan Turner Nold, Senior Lecturer
Communication Studies
JD, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Susan M O'connor, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1994

Elizabeth D Pena, Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Temple University, 1993

Korey A Pereira, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
BS, University of Texas at Austin, 2011

Maya C Perez, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Alisa H Perren, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Paula M Poindexter, Professor
Journalism
PhD, Syracuse University Main Campus, 1980

Stuart G Pollok, Lecturer
MFA, University of Southern California, 1993

Charles P Quarterman, Lecturer
Journalism
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Robert J Quigley, Senior Lecturer
Journalism
BA, Stephen F Austin State University, 1996

David G Quinto-Pozos, Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Paul J Raval, Assistant Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Ellis Clifford Reed, Clinical Professor
Journalism
AA, Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, 1969

Stephen D Reese, Professor
Jesse H. Jones Professorship in Journalism
Journalism
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982

Scott F Rice, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Mary Magdalen Rivas-Rodriguez, Professor
Journalism
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998

Kevin Daniel Robbins, Senior Lecturer
Journalism
MS, Ohio University Main Campus, 1995

Joel D Rollins, Senior Lecturer
Communication Studies
PhD, University of North Texas, 1996

Ryan Romero, Lecturer
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

John Savage, Lecturer
Journalism
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Thomas G Schatz, Professor
Mrs. Mary Gibbs Jones Centennial Chair in Communication
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Iowa, 1976

Nancy Schiesari, Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MA, Royal College of Art, 1978

Mary Schmitt, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, Ohio State U Main Campus, 2013

David A Schneider, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MA, Temple University, 2014

Suzanne Scott, Assistant Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Southern California, 2011

Andrew B Shea, Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MA, California Institute of the Arts, 1985

Prarthana Shivabasappa, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, All India Institute of Speech, 2016

Rajka Smiljanic, Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Dwain Y Smith, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Erna R Smith, Lecturer
Journalism
PhD, San Francisco State University, 1993

Spencer Smith, Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Arizona, 2017

Ellen R Spiro, Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1991

Janet Staiger, Professor Emeritus
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981

Paul J Stekler, Professor
Wofford Denius Chair in Entertainment Studies
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, Harvard University, 1983

Keri K Stephens, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Allucquere Sandy Stone, Associate Professor Emeritus
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of California-Santa Cruz, 1993

Patricia A Stout, Professor
Isabella Cunningham Chair in Advertising
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985

Joseph Straubhaar, Professor
Amon G. Carter Centennial Professorship in Communication
Journalism
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, Tufts University, 1981

Jurgen K Streeck, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Free University of Berlin, 1981

Natalie J Stroud, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
Journalism
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Scott R Stroud, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Temple University, 2006

Sharon L Strover, Professor
Philip G. Warner Regents Professorship in Communication
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, Stanford University, 1982

Madhu Sundarrajan, Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2015

Harvey M Sussman, Professor
R. P. Doherty, Sr. Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Sciences and Disorders
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1970

Joel L Swerdlow, Adjunct Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Cornell University, 1974

George Sylvie, Associate Professor
Journalism
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1988

Todd M Thompson, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Thomas Thoren, Lecturer
MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Beau M Thorne, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Russell G Todd, Professor
Journalism
PhD, Stanford University, 1982

Jeffrey Treem, Assistant Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, Northwestern University, 2012

Jeffrey K Tulis, Associate Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Chicago, 1982

Kathleen R Tyner, Associate Professor
Radio-Television-Film
MA, San Francisco State University, 1986

Rima N Vallbona, Lecturer
Journalism
BJ, University of Texas at Austin, 1979

Anita L Vangelisti, Professor
Jesse H. Jones Centennial Professorship in Communication
Communication Studies
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

Jeffrey Walker, Professor
Communication Studies
PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1985

Samuel C Watkins, Professor
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1994

Katharine E West, Lecturer
Journalism
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2012

Gary B Wilcox, Professor
John A. Beck Centennial Professorship in Communication
PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1982

Karin G Wilkins, Professor
John P. McGovern Regents Professorship in Health and Medical Science Communication
Radio-Television-Film
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1991

Thomas J Willett, Lecturer
Radio-Television-Film
MA, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Kristopher Wilson, Senior Lecturer
Journalism
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1993

Susan G Wrenn, Lecturer
BS, California State University-Northridge, 1984

Amanda Zappler, Clinical Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
AuD, A T Still University of Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, 2006

Rebecca A Zarate, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
MA, University of Texas - Pan American, 2010