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Communication Faculty & Staff

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Office Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 6:00pm
                          Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Music Building, Room 104
Phone: (323)343-4200  ·  Fax: (323)343-6467
Chair:  David Olsen  ·  Associate Chair:   Lena Chao

Department Staff

Yen Hua, Administrative Support Coordinator

Office: MUS 105
(323) 343-4200

Lilia Iranoosian, Administrative Support Assistant

Office: MUS 104
(323)343-4200

Communication Studies Faculty

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Kamran Afary

Kamran Afary, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Northwestern University   

Mohammad A. Auwal

Mohammad A. Auwal, Professor; Ph.D., Ohio University
Intercultural and Organizational Communication, Ethics.
 

Kevin Baaske (FERP)

Kevin Baaske, Professor; Ph.D., USC
Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Argumentation and Forensics.
 

Chungsheng Bai

Chunsheng Bai, Professor; Ph.D., USC
Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Business Communication.
 

Lena Chao

Lena Chao, Professor; Ph.D., USC
Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Business Communication.

Angela Cooke-Jackson

Angela Cooke-Jackson, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Kentucky
 

Beryl Bellman (FERP)

Beryl Bellman, Professor; Ph.D., U.C. Irvine
Organizational and Intercultural Communication, New Technologies.
 

Kate S. Kurtin

Kate S. Kurtin, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Advertising, Mass Media, Media Effects, Children and Media
 

Bingjie Liu

Bingjie Liu, Assistant Professor

Nina F. O'Brien

Nina F. O’Brien, Associate Professor; Ph.D., USC
Organizational Communication, Social and Organizational Networks, Entertainment
 

David Olsen, Department Chair

David Olsen, Professor; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Public Address, Performance Studies
 

Kristina Ruiz-Meza

Kristina Ruiz-Mesa, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Instructional Communication, Intersecting Identities, and Organizational Communication
 

Cynthia Wang

Cynthia Wang, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., USC
Digital Technologies, Social Media and Networks, Critical Theory/Cultural Studies, Time and Temporality, Health Care

Elaine Wittenberg

Elaine Wittenberg, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Mu Wu

Mu Wu, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
New media, Psychology of Human-computer Interaction, AD/PR, Media Effects

Communication Studies Lecturers

For lecturers not listed, please visit our bulletin board by MUS 104 for their contact information.

Robert Allen

Robert Allen, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles
 

Sarah Black

Sarah Black, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles
 

Geoffrey BrodakSilva

Geoffrey BrodakSilva, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Long Beach
 

Frances Chee

Frances Chee, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles  
 

Charles Degelman

Charles Degelman, Lecturer, MFA, California State University, Los Angeles

Jenna Delgado

Jenna Delgado, Lecturer, Ph.D, University of California, Los Angeles

Alice Fritz

Alice Fritz, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Irene Grau

Irene Grau, Lecturer, Ph.D, University of Iowa

Jaime Guzmán

Jaime Guzmán, Lecturer, Ph.D, University of Denver

Jared Herman

Jared Herman, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Brian Hy

Brian Hy, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Kidogo Kennedy

Kidogo Kennedy, Lecturer, Ed.D., University of Southern California
 

Steve Lopez

Steve Lopez, Lecturer, San Jose State University

Julie Matos

Julie Matos, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Kevin Recinos

Kevin Recinos, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Maritza Rios

Maritza Rios, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles  

Holland Smith

Holland Smith, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Chantel Solomon

Chantel Solomon, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles

Diana Solorzano

Diana Solorzano, Lecturer, MA, Ball State University

Jackson Spencer

Jackson Spencer, Lecturer, MA, California State University, Los Angeles