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Faculty and Staff

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Aaron Furgason, Ph.D.

Chair;
Associate Professor;
Adviser, WMCX 88.9FM;
First Year Adviser

Communication

Plangere Center, 220

Full-time Faculty

Dickie Cox

Dickie Cox, M.F.A.

Associate Professor;
Co-Principal Investigator, IDM;
Advisor, HawkInteractive;
Advisor, eSports Club

Phone: 732-571-4429

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Donna Dolphin

Associate Professor

Phone: 732-571-4428

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Matthew Harmon, Ed.D.

Specialist Professor;
Sports Communication Minor Coordinator ;
WMCX Sports Broadcasting Advisor;
Surf Club Advisor;
Sports Industry Club Co-Advisor

Phone: 732-263-5272

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Mary Harris, M.A., A.P.R.

Specialist Professor;
Journalism/PR Program Director;
Faculty Co-Advisor of PRSSA

Phone: 732-571-4425

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Shannon Hokanson

Lecturer

Phone: 732-263-5429

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Nicholas Messina

Specialist Professor

Phone: 732-263-5751

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John Morano

Professor

Phone: 732-571-4424

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Alexis M. Nulle, M.A.

Specialist Professor; Faculty Co-Advisor of PRSSA (2015-present)

Phone: 732-263-5761

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Michael Phillips-Anderson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone: 732-263-5357

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Rebecca Sanford, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair and Associate Professor;
First Year Advisor

Phone: 732-263-5533

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Robert Scott

Specialist Professor

Phone: 732-571-4430

Jennifer Shamrock, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Phone: 732-263-5426

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Dr. Deanna Shoemaker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Communication & Performance Studies;
Graduate Director, Master’s in Communication ;
Advisor, CommWorks: Students Committed to Performance

Phone: 732-263-5194

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Kristine Simoes, A.P.R.

Specialist Professor

Phone: 732-263-5193

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Amanda Stojanov, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor, Digital Media;
Co-Principal Investigator, IDM Research Lab

Phone: 732-263-5628

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Marina Vujnovic, Ph.D.

Professor;
Concentration Director of Strategic Public Relations and Social Media Concentration

Phone: 732-263-5667

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Sherry Wien, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone: 732-263-5354

Emeritus Faculty

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Chad Dell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Phone: 732-263-5192

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Dr. Eleanor Novek

Emeritus Professor

Phone: 732-571-4427

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Don Swanson

Emeritus Professor

Phone: 732-571-3449

Part-time Faculty

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Lisa Allocco Russo

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3635

Joseph Aubourg

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Albert Calise

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3630

Erik DePalma

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Kim Fleming

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3630

Alyssa Gastelu

Adjunct

Brian Hammer

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Jamie Keller

Adjunct

Phone: 732-263-5597

Keith Kirsch

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Kathryn Nogueira

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Darci Santella

Adjunct

Deirdre Sargent

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Christy Schmidt

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3630

Natalie Stern

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3449

Staff

Christina Delbene

Secretary

Phone: 732-263-5449