Department Chair

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Lisa B, Keranen Lisa B. Keranen PhD
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Department of Communication
303-315-1916

Program Assistant

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Picture of Michelle Medal Michelle A. Médal MA
Program Assistant II
Department of Communication
303-315-1919

Professor

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Brenda J. Allen Brenda J. Allen PhD
Professor • Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
Department of Communication
303-315-2104
Sarah K. Fields, Ph.D. Sarah K. Fields PhD
Professor • Associate Dean for Student Success, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication
303-315-7014
Sonja Foss, Ph.D. Sonja Foss PhD
Professor
Department of Communication
Stephen J. Hartnett Stephen J. Hartnett PhD
Professor • Director of Undergraduate Studies • Director of Puksta Fellows Program
Department of Communication
303-315-1914

Associate Professor

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Hamilton Bean, Ph.D. Hamilton Bean PhD
Associate Professor • Director of International Studies Program • Director of Strategic Communication Certificate Program
Department of Communication
303-315-1909
Larry Erbert Larry A. Erbert PhD
Associate Professor • Director of Mediation Certificate Program
Department of Communication
Amy Hasinoff, Ph.D. Amy Hasinoff PhD
Associate Professor • Interim Director of Graduate Studies (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)
Department of Communication
217-953-0269

Associate Professor Clinical Track

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Patrick Dodge, Ph.D. Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge PhD
Associate Professor Clinical Track • International College Beijing
Department of Communication

Assistant Professor

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Mia Fischer Mia L. Fischer PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication
303.315.1919

Senior Instructor

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Yvette Bueno-Olson Yvette Bueno-Olson PhD
Senior Instructor • Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Communication
Kristy Frie Kristy Frie MA
Senior Instructor • CU Succeed Liaison
Department of Communication
303.315.1919
e.j. Yoder e.j. Yoder PhD
Senior Instructor • Undergraduate Advisor
Department of Communication
303.918.6549

Instructor

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picture of Megan Hurson Megan Hurson PhD
Instructor • COMM Faculty Internship Director
Department of Communication
303-315-0422
Kirsten Lindholm Kirsten N. Lindholm MA
Instructor • International College Beijing
Department of Communication
picture of Xiyuan Liu Xiyuan Liu PhD
Instructor • International College Beijing
Department of Communication
Diann Logan Diann Logan MA
Instructor
Department of Communication
303-315-1919
Tamara Powell Tamara Powell PhD
Instructor
Department of Communication
photo of Lu Wu Lu Wu PhD
Instructor • International College Beijing
Department of Communication

Lecturer

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Rodney Bell Rodney D Bell BA
Lecturer
Department of Communication
303.315.1919
Sarah Burke Sarah Burke PhD
Lecturer • Puksta Fellows Liaison
Department of Communication
Steve Charbonneau, M.A. Steve Charbonneau MA
Lecturer
Department of Communication
303-717-2167
Christina L. Dickinson, M.A. Christina L. Dickinson MA
Lecturer
Department of Communication
Lisa Dicksteen Lisa Dicksteen MAT
Lecturer
Department of Communication
Matthew Kaskavitch, B.S. Matthew Kaskavitch BS
Lecturer
Department of Communication
303-315-0190
Kyle Kontour Kyle Kontour PhD
Lecturer
Department of Communication
James McNeil James McNeil MA
Lecturer
Department of Communication
Kate Miller Kate Miller MA
Lecturer
Department of Communication
Shannon Sindorf Shannon Sindorf PhD
Lecturer
Department of Communication
303.828.7595
Emily Stones Emily D Stones PhD
Lecturer
Department of Communication

Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Rachel Distler Rachel Distler BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
Please contact via email
Rob Hatcher Rob Hatcher BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
Anna McCaffrey Anna McCaffrey BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
Ali Nassiri Ali Nassiri BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
303-261-7362
picture of Gina Portolese Gina Portolese BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant • CLAS Media Learning Lab Trainer and Manager
Department of Communication
303-315-1932
Sean Rhodes Sean Rhodes BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
Stephanie Tolbert Stephanie Tolbert BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
Eli Woody Eli Woody Scrivner BA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Communication
303.315.1919

Staff

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Cydney Phan Cydney Phan
Media Lab Creative Consultant
Department of Communication
303-315-1932
Gabe Shafi Gabe Shafi
Media Lab Creative Consultant
Department of Communication
303-315-1932
Mazin Zien Mazin Zien
Media Lab Creative Consultant
Department of Communication
303-315-1932