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Faculty & Staff

Members of the Communication and Media Studies department teach, research, and publish in virtually every field of Media Studies. Staff are available to also support student needs and you can find contact for all CMS personnel here.

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Amy Aronson
Chair and Associate Professor
Martino 701
Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of Interest: Media Studies, Magazines, Feminity, Masculinity

Anirban Baishya
Assistant Professor
Martino 714
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of Interest: Digital Cultures, Cinema Studies, and Surveillance

Jesse Baldwin-Philippi
Associate Professor
FMH 434
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Areas of Interest: Civic Participation, Citizenship, Social Media

Garrett Broad
Associate Chair Rose Hill, Assistant Professor
FMH 432
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of Interest: Food Justice, Sustainability, Animal Rights

Hopeton Campbell
Director of Walsh Media Lab
FMH 317
M.A., Fordham University

Jennifer Clark
Assistant Professor
Martino 710
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of Interest: Television, Female Celebrity, Representation

Gregory Donovan
Assistant Professor
Martino 713
Ph.D., City University of New York
Areas of Interest: Social Justice, Smart Urbanism, Access

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Arthur Hayes
Associate Professor
FMH 437
J.D., Quinnipiac University
Areas of Interest: Press Criticism and Media Ethics/Law; First Amendment

Mathias Klang
Associate Professor
FMH 438
Ph.D., University of Göteborg (Sweden)
Areas of Interest: Digital Activism, Privacy, Tech Impact

Beth Knobel
PMMA Graduate Director, Associate Professor
FMH 436A
Ph.D., MPP, Harvard University
Areas of Interest: Journalism, Watchdog Journalism, TV Production

Paul Levinson
Professor
FMH 453
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Politics in Media, Popular Culture, Media Ethics

Catherine Katsafourous
Personal Website
Artist-in-Residence
FMH 430
MFA in Studio Art, Stony Brook University

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Paul Levinson
Professor
FMH 453
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Politics in Media, Popular Culture, Media Ethics

Brandy Monk-Payton
Assistant Professor
FMH 435
Ph.D., Brown University
Areas of Interest: Black Film and Media Cultures, Television Studies, Celebrity

Jennifer Moorman
Assistant Professor
FMH 451
Ph.D., UCLA
Areas of Interest: Gender, Sexuality, Queer Theory, Film/TV

Sharif Mowlabocus
Associate Chair Lincoln Center, Associate Professor
Martino 717
Ph.D., University of Sussex
Areas of Interest: Sexuality and Media Studies, Identity

Meenasarani Murugan
Assistant Professor
Martino 711
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Areas of Interest: Gender, Popular Music, Fashion

Michelle O'Dwyer
Administrator, PMMA, McGannon
FMH 430

Jacqueline Reich
Professor
Martino 701
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Areas of Interest: Film History, Star Studies, Italian Cinema

Claudia Rivera
Senior Executive Secretary
Martino 702

Margaret Schwartz
Associate Professor
Martino 703
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Areas of Interest: Feminism, Embodiment, Communication Ethics.

Lance Strate
Professor
FMH 434a
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Media Ecology, Tech., Popular Culture

Marie Trombetta
Senior Secretary
FMH 430

Ralph Vacca
Assistant Professor
Martino 716
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Mental Health, Data Literacy, Participatory Design

Chris Vicari
Educational Technologist
Martino 709
Areas of Interest: Games for change, digital narrative, educational technology

Tim Wood
Assistant Professor
FMH 452
Ph.D., New York University
Areas of Interest: Promotional Culture, Corporate Political Advocacy