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Faculty and Staff

Full-time Faculty

Dickie Cox

Dickie Cox, M.F.A.

Associate Professor

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Chad Dell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

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Donna Dolphin

Associate Professor

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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

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

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

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Nicholas Messina

Specialist Professor

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John Morano


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Dr. Eleanor Novek

Emeritus Professor

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Alexis M. Nulle, M.A.

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

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Rebecca Sanford, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair and Associate Professor
First Year Advisor

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Robert Scott

Specialist Professor

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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

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Kristine Simoes, A.P.R.

Specialist Professor

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Amanda Stojanov, M.F.A.

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

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Don Swanson

Emeritus Professor

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Marina Vujnovic, Ph.D.

Concentration Director of Strategic Public Relations and Social Media Concentration

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Sherry Wien, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Part-time Faculty