Graduate Faculty

Meet our COMM Studies Graduate Faculty!

Please see below for a directory of all current graduate faculty, alphabetized by last name.

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

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Kristen Cole

Assistant Professor

Critical Health Communication, Rhetoric, Cultural Studies

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Stephanie Coopman



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Deanna Fassett

Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Development

Communication Pedagogy

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Rona Halualani


Critical Intercultural Communication


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Tabitha Hart

Associate Professor & GTA Program Director

Ethnography of Communication; High Impact Educational Practices

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Oona Hatton

Assistant Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Performance Studies; Whiteness and Race

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Marie Haverfield

Assistant Professor

Health, Interpersonal, and Family Communication

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Kathleen McConnell


Rhetorical Studies; Critical Communication Education

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Priya Raman

Associate Professor

Media & Communication

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Matthew Spangler


Performance Studies

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Shawn Spano


Applied Interpersonal Communication; Dialogue Theory & Practice

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Anne Marie Todd

Professor &
Department Chair

Rhetorical Studies, Environmental Comm

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Andrew Wood


Rhetoric, Urban Studies, Tourism

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Nikki Yeboah

Assistant Professor

Performance Studies, Oral History