College of Communication Experts


Rosental C Alves

Rosental C Alves

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
rosental.alves@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6851

Expertise: International journalism; foreign correspondence; Latin American studies; Brazilian studies; online journalism; communication; freedom of the press

Dawna  Ballard

Dawna Ballard

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
dballard@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Time, multi-tasking, time management, information overload, speed, mobile communication technologies, Internet time, work-life balance and telecommuting/telework.

Lisa M Bedore

Lisa M Bedore

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
lbedore@mail.utexas.edu
(512) 232-5101

Expertise: Child language and phonological development; child language disorders, bilingualism, Spanish-speaking children.

Charles E Berg

University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
ramberg@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9925

Expertise: Film history, Latino images in film, Mexican cinema, screenwriting, narration in film and world cinema, film criticism, stereotyping.

Mark E Bernstein

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
mark.bernstein@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1553

Expertise: Speech development among deaf people; use of simultaneous communication and lexical acquisition in children

Larry D Browning

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
lbrowning@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1931

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

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
brummett@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 1714, +1 512 471 5251

Expertise: popular culture and persuasion; social style, including steampunk; media criticism; apocalyptic rhetoric

Neal M Burns

Neal M Burns

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
nburns@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising, branding, qualitative research, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, ethnic studies, business, digital and alternative media.

Courtney T Byrd

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
courtney.byrd@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 9426

Expertise: Communication disorder; Causes and thrapies of Childhood stuttering; Adulthood stuttering; Lingustic processing; Motor planning; Fluency disorders; Voice disorders; Speech disfluencies

Wanda G Cash

Wanda G Cash

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
wgcash@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1965

Expertise: Journalism; Freedom of Information Act; freedom of the press; community newspapers; public access to court records; open government, newspaper management

Craig A Champlin

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
champlin@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6345

Expertise: Hearing loss, auditory processing difficulty in children and adults

Renita B Coleman

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
renita.coleman@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1969

Expertise: Visual communication, ethics, agenda setting, stereotyping in the media, journalism and public relations.

Michael J Cramer

Senior Lecturer, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
michael.cramer@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2430

Expertise: Sports and impact on American culture, sports and media, the business of sports, collective bargaining, mega-stadiums and revenue enhancement

Tracy S Dahlby

Tracy S Dahlby

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
tracy.dahlby@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6272

Expertise: Journalism and media criticism; coverage of international affairs, including Northeast and Southeast Asia; coverage of U.S. relations with Asia.

John A Daly

John A Daly

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
daly@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1948, +1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Communication effectiveness; customer service and loyalty; advocacy (persuasion and influence); presentation skills; leadership and teamwork; crisis communication

Barbara L Davis

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
babs@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1929

Expertise: Speech acquisition among infants and children; speech delay in children; childhood apraxia of speech; vocal development among infants with cochlear implants.

Katherine W Dawson

Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, College of Communication
katedawson@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6111

Expertise: Journalism, broadcast journalism (TV, radio), documentary film.

Donna  De Cesare

Donna De Cesare

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1980

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.

Mercedes L De Uriarte

Mercedes L De Uriarte

Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism, College of Communication
merlyn@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1979

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

Erin E Donovan

Assistant professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
edk@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7723

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 E Drumwright

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
mdrum@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2367, +1 512 471 1101

Expertise: Advertising, marketing, social marketing, social responsibility in business, service marketing, marketing strategy, business ethics

Caroline J Frick

Assistant Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
cfrick@austin.utexas.edu

Expertise: Film/media preservation and digital libraries.

Roderick P Hart

Roderick P Hart

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
rod.hart@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5646

Expertise: Media and politics; civic participation; political campaigns; political rhetoric

Terry  Hemeyer

Terry Hemeyer

Senior Lecturer, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
ttghemeyer@aol.com
+1 713 819 1322

Expertise: Crisis management; public, employee, community, government and investor relations; advertising; marketing; consumer segmentation; human resources; communicating corporate layoffs, and corporate security.

Robert W Jensen

Robert W Jensen

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
rjensen@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1990

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.

David S Junker

lecturer, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
junker@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9466

Expertise: Public relations and strategic communications; Black Music and the media; race relations; and popular music.

Lee Ann  Kahlor

Lee Ann Kahlor

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
kahlor@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 791 5726

Expertise: Public relations, health and environmental risk communication, science communication, and information seeking.

Stuart D Kelban

Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
skelban@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 6037

Expertise: Screenwriting, television and film industry.

Mark L Knapp

Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
mlknapp@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Interpersonal and nonverbal communication; lying and deception

Wei-Na Lee

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
weina@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8149

Expertise: cross-cultural consumer behavior, multicultural marketing communication, consumer response to new media

Michael S Mackert

Michael S Mackert

Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
mackert@utexas.edu

Expertise: Telemedicine, health communication, health literacy and online communities.

Maxwell E McCombs

Professors, School of Journalism, College of Communication
maxmccombs@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8416

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 S McGlone

Matthew S McGlone

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
matthew_mcglone@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1920

Expertise: Cognition, persuasion and prejudice in interpersonal communication, stereotypes and stereotype threats, spatial performance, identity and sex differences.

William D Minutaglio

Clinical Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
bminutag@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 9050

Expertise: Presidential politics, George W. Bush, the Bush family legacy, Texas politics, journalism.

Elizabeth D Pena

Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Communication
lizp@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2690

Expertise: Dynamic language assessment applied to bilingual (Spanish/English) children.

Paula M Poindexter

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
paula.poindexter@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 695 6879

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.

Stephen D Reese

Stephen D Reese

Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
steve.reese@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1666, +1 512 475 9158

Expertise: Journalism, media framing, press performance

Mary M Rivas-Rodriguez

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
mrivas@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0405

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 G Schatz

Thomas G Schatz

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
tschatz@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 5987

Expertise: Film and television history and criticism; media industry studies (history, economics, etc.); Hollywood studios and the ''studio system''; film genre

Laura L Stein

Laura L Stein

Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
lstein@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8624

Expertise: Communication law and policy, First Amendment rights, and alternative and public media

Paul J Stekler

Paul J Stekler

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
paul.stekler@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6679

Expertise: Politics, Southern politics, political campaigns, political advertising and how polls affect campaigns and campaign messaging; documentary filmmaking

Keri K Stephens

Keri K Stephens

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
keristephens@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0554

Expertise: communication technology in the workplace; social media; crisis and emergency communication; sales communication; meetings; presentation skills; communication overload, workplace efficiency

Patricia A Stout

Patricia A Stout

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
pstout@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 8152, +1 512 471 1101

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 J Stroud

Natalie J Stroud

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
tstroud@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1934

Expertise: Political behavior, partisan media use, political communication, public opinion, political research.

Scott R Stroud

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication
sstroud@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6561, +1 512 471 5251

Expertise: Comparative rhetoric, narrative theory, communication ethics and philosophy.

Sharon L Strover

Sharon L Strover

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
sharon.strover@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6652

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

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, College of Communication
g.sylvie@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1783, +1 512 471 1845

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 R Tyner

Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
ktyner@utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4077

Expertise: Media literacy, media education, educational technology, literacy, new media and learning, children and media, youth media.

Samuel C Watkins

Samuel C Watkins

Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, College of Communication
craig.watkins@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6676, +1 512 471 4071

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

Gary B Wilcox

Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Communication
burl@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0917

Expertise: Alcohol advertising; cigarette advertising; interactive communication

Kristopher  Wilson

Kristopher Wilson

Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, College of Communication
kris.wilson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4975

Expertise: Environmental Journalism, Climate Change, Global Warming, Weather, Broadcast News, Media Convergence