Communications, Media, and Persuasion Faculty

Chair and Professor

DiSanza, James R.,* Department Chair and Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 1982, California State University at Stanislaus; M.A. 1985, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1989, Pennsylvania State ­University.  (1989)

Professors

Gribas, John S.,* Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.S. 1984, Montana State University - Billings; M.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1993, University of Kansas.  (1996)

Legge, Nancy [DiSanza],* Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 1982, Wayne State University; M.A. 1984, ­Indiana University; Ph.D. 1988, Pennsylvania State ­University.  (1991)

Partlow Lefevre, Sarah T.,* Director, Forensics; Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 1995, University of Utah; M.A. 1998, Ph.D. 2001, University of Kansas.  (2001)

Associate Professors

Carr, D. Jasun,* Associate Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 2003, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay; M.A. 2005, Kutztown University; Ph.D. 2014, University of Wisconsin - Madison.  (2014)

Gershberg, Zac,* Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.S. 2002, Ithaca College; M.A. 2004, Hawaii Pacific University; Ph.D. 2008, Louisiana State University.  (2014)

Hartman, Karen L.,* Associate Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 2000, Furman University; M.A. 2004, University of South Carolina; Ph.D. 2008, Louisiana State University.  (2014)

Ownby, Terry, Associate Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.S. 1983, Missouri State University; M.A. 1987, Webster University-Saint Louis; Ph.D. 2011, Colorado State University.  (2013)

Assistant Professors

Brunner, Elizabeth A., Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 1999, M.F.A. 2002, Ohio University; M.A. 2011, University of Colorado Denver; Ph.D. 2016, University of Utah.  (2016)

Lonergan, Kelly, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design.  B.F.A. 2010, James Madison University; M.F.A. 2018, Savannah College of Art and Design.  (2018)

Sharma, Neelam, Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.C. Commerce, Panjab University; M.A., Panjab University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.  (2018)

Shelton, Summer, Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 2014, Marietta College; M.A. 2016, Florida State University; Ph.D. 2019, University of Florida.  (2019)

Visiting Assistant Professor

Appelman, Jason, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  M.F.A., Boise State University.  (2018)

Senior Lecturer

Collins, Jill, Senior Lecturer, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 1993, Salisbury University, M.A. 1999, Idaho State University.  (1999)

Associate Lecturer

Underwood, Angeline, Assistant Lecturer, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  B.A. 2003, M.A. 2005, Idaho State University.  (2005)

Assistant Lecturers

Christensen, Andrew, Assistant Lecturer, Communication, Media, and Persuasion. B.A. 1992, University of Idaho, M.A. 2016, Idaho State University. (2016)

Shelden, Daniel, Assistant Lecturer, Communication, Media, & Persuasion.  B.A. 2015; M.A. 2018.  (2018)

Young, John, Assistant Lecturer, Video Production.  B.A. 1986.  (2017)

Emeriti

Beachboard, Martine Robinson,* Associate Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  2001-2019

Frazier, Timothy H.,* Professor, Mass Communication. 1986-2013

Jull, Paula W.,* Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion.  1987-2017

Loebs, Bruce, D.,* Professor, Communication, Media, and Persuasion. 1969-2015