Graduate Faculty

Meet our COMM Studies Graduate Faculty!

Graduate faculty members hold PhDs and have specialized training in communication. They teach courses in our MA program, mentor graduate students, and serve on thesis and project committees.

If you are looking for the full faculty/staff directory complete with office hour information, please navigate to the Faculty/Staff Directory page.  

  COMM Graduate Faculty Contact
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Kristen Cole

Assistant Professor

Critical Health Communication, Rhetoric, Cultural Studies

kristen.cole@sjsu.edu

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Felipe Gómez

Associate Professor

Organizational Communication

felipe.gomez@sjsu.edu

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Rona Halualani

Professor

Critical Intercultural Communication

rona.halualani@sjsu.edu

 

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Tabitha Hart

Professor & GTA Program Director

Ethnography of Communication, High Impact Educational Practices

tabitha.hart@sjsu.edu

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Oona Hatton

Assistant Professor 

Performance Studies

oona.hatton@sjsu.edu

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Marie Haverfield

Assistant Professor & Graduate Program Director

Health, Interpersonal, and Family Communication

marie.haverfield@sjsu.edu

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Kathleen McConnell

Professor

Rhetorical Studies, Critical Communication Education
(on leave SP 2022)

kathleen.mcconnell@sjsu.edu

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Priya Raman

Associate Professor

Media & Communication
(on loan to the University SP 2022)

priya.raman@sjsu.edu

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Matthew Spangler

Professor

Performance Studies
(on loan to the Department of Film and Theatre SP 2022)

matthew.spangler@sjsu.edu

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Shawn Spano

Professor

Applied Interpersonal Communication, Dialogue Theory & Practice

shawn.spano@sjsu.edu

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Andrew Wood

Professor
Department Chair

Rhetoric, Urban Studies, Tourism
(not teaching SP 2022)

andrew.wood@sjsu.edu