CJC Topic Experts

CJC faculty and staff offer expertise on a wide variety of communication-related topics. Use this search tool to identify faculty and staff by name, topic, or area of expertise.

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Hub Brown

Dean and Professor
Expertise: Ethics/Professional Responsibility, First Amendment, Multicultural/Race Communication and Issues, Reporting
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Matthew Abramson

Director of Media Services - Division of Media Properties
Expertise: Creative Leadership and Direction, Editing (visual/audio), Media Entrepreneurship, Media Management and Economics, Video and Film Production and Post-production
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James Babanikos, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs - Professional Advising and Teaching Hub
Professor - Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Expertise: Editing (visual/audio), Film/Video: Feature, Video and Film Production and Post-production
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Cynthia Barnett

Senior Lecturer and Environmental Journalist in Residence
Director - Climate and Environment Reporting Initiatives
Expertise: Environmental Journalism, Science Journalism
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Megan Borowski

Interim FPREN Director and Chief Meteorologist - Division of Media Properties
Expertise: STEM Communication
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Angela Bradbery

Frank Karel Endowed Chair in Public Interest Communications - Department of Public Relations
Expertise: Activism, Advocacy, Nonprofits, Public Interest Communications
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Ted Bridis

Michael and Linda Connelly Senior Lecturer in Investigative Reporting - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Ethics/Professional Responsibility, First Amendment, Investigative Journalism, Political Communication, Reporting
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Christine Bucan

Lecturer - Department of Public Relations
Expertise: Corporate Social Responsibility, Crisis Communication, Integrated Communication, Public Relations Writing, Strategic Communication
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Miriam Buhr

Research Coordinator - STEM Translational Communication Center
Expertise: STEM Communication, Translational Communication
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Elizabeth Calienes

Assistant Instructional Professor - Department of Advertising
Expertise: Advertising Campaign, Research and Strategy, Creative Leadership and Direction, Creative Strategy, Multicultural/Race Communication and Issues, Shopper Marketing and Retail Design
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Sylvia M. Chan-Olmsted, Ph.D.

Professor - Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Director of Media Consumer Research
Expertise: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Audience/Consumer Insights, Branding/Brand Relationships, Digital Media and Mobile Media Strategy/Communication, Media Management and Economics
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Haoran “Chris” Chu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Public Relations
Graduate Coordinator - Science and Health Communication
Affiliate Scholar - Internal Communication Research Hub
Expertise: Health Communication, Media Sociology, Science Communication, STEM Communication, Vaccine and Climate Change Communication
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Janet Coats

Managing Director - Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology
Expertise: Disinformation / Misinformation, Editing (written), Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Media Entrepreneurship, Trust
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Eric C. Esterline

Director - Sports Journalism and Communication, Sports Newsroom Manager - Innovation News Center, Senior Lecturer in Sports Media and Communication, Lecturer in Sport Management
Expertise: Sports and Society, Sports Media, Sports Reporting and Production
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Juliana Fernandes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Advertising
Expertise: Advertising Campaign, Research and Strategy, Audience/Consumer Insights, Consumer Psychology, Disinformation / Misinformation, Political Communication
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Mariano German Coley

Lecturer in Creative - Department of Advertising
Expertise: Advertising Campaign, Research and Strategy, Copywriting, Creative Leadership and Direction, Integrated Communication, Multinational Ad Campaigns, Onmichannel Multichannel Communication Campaigns
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Joanna Hernandez

Director of Community and Culture
Lecturer - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Editing (written), Feature Writing, Multicultural/Race Communication and Issues, Multimedia Journalism, Reporting
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Dana Hill

WUFT-FM On-Air Talent/Producer Local Host of All Things Considered
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Jay Hmielowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Department of Public Relations
Graduate Coordinator - Public Relations
Expertise: Media Psychology and Media Effects, Political Communication, Science Communication, Trust
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Harrison Hove

Interim Director - Innovation News Center
Senior Lecturer and Associate Chair - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Broadcast Journalism, Television News
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Spiro K. Kiousis, Ph.D., APR

Executive Associate Dean
Professor - Department of Public Relations
Expertise: Political Communication, Public Relations Campaign, Research and Strategy, Strategic Communication
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Norman P. Lewis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Department of Journalism
James M. Cox, Jr. Foundation/The Palm Beach Post Professorship in New Media
Expertise: Data, Numeracy and Coding, Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Visualization
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Cynthia R. Morton Padovano, Ph.D.

Professor - Department of Advertising
Expertise: Advertising Campaign, Research and Strategy, Communication Strategy, Creative Strategy, Strategic Communication
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Mark Rottensteiner

Accounts Director - The Agency
Expertise: Advertising Campaign, Research and Strategy, Branding/Brand Relationships, Digital Media and Mobile Media Strategy/Communication, Integrated Communication, Organizational Communication
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Matt Sheehan

Managing Director - Center for Public Interest Communications
Senior Lecturer - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Audience/Consumer Insights, Media Management and Economics, Multimedia Journalism, Public Interest Communications, Trust
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Ted Spiker

Professor and Chair - Department of Journalism
Director of Pro Master's - Division of Graduate Studies
Expertise: Creative Strategy, Feature Writing, Health Journalism/Media, Narrative Nonfiction Writing, Sports Media
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Yuan Sun

Assistant Professor - Department of Advertising
Expertise: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Emerging Media (gaming, VR, etc.), Health Communication, Media Psychology and Media Effects, Strategic Communication, Trust
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Frank Waddell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Communication Technology, Disinformation / Misinformation, Media Psychology and Media Effects, Trust
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Kim Walsh-Childers, Ph.D.

Professor - Department of Journalism
Expertise: Editing (written), Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Health Communication, Reporting, Science Communication
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Houston Wells

Senior Lecturer - Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Expertise: Editing (visual/audio), Film/Video: Narrative Nonfiction, Video and Film Production and Post-production, Visual Communications
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Max Williams

Director, Research Administration
Division of Graduate Studies and Research
Expertise: Research Development and Administration, Strategic Planning and Research
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Dan Windels

Lecturer - Department of Advertising
Adviser - The Agency
Expertise:
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Randy Wright

Executive Director - Division of Media Properties
Expertise: Media Competition, Media Management and Economics, Multimedia Journalism, Sports Media, Sports Reporting and Production
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Kun Xu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Emerging Media - Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Expertise: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Communication Technology, Emerging Media (gaming, VR, etc.), Human-Machine Communication, Media Psychology and Media Effects
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Iman Zawahry

Lecturer - Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology
Expertise: Film/Video: Feature, Muslims in Film, Pop Culture
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