Graduate Faculty in Communication

Soumia Bardhan, Associate Professor

  • Intercultural and International Communication; Intercultural Rhetoric; Islam/Religion, Politics, and Communication; New Media and the Middle East; Muslim Minority Identities and Discursive Practices; Intercultural Pedagogy and Curriculum Internationalization.

Hamilton Bean, Associate Professor • Director of International Studies Program • Director of Strategic Communication Certificate Program • Director of Undergraduate Studies

  • Organizational discourse and security

Yvette Bueno-Olson, Senior Instructor • Undergraduate Advisor

  • Family and health communication

Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge, Associate Professor Clinical Track • International College Beijing

  • Culture & Communication, Intercultural & Cross-Cultural Communication, U.S.-China Communication, Chinese Communication

Larry A. Erbert, Associate Professor • Director of Mediation Certificate Program

  • Organizational Communication (organizational change, teamwork, leadership), Environmental Communication Conflict, Mediation, and Negotiation/Bargaining

Mia Fischer, Associate Professor

  • Critical media, queer, transgender, sports, and surveillance studies.

Sarah K. Fields, Professor

  • Sport and American culture; law and sport as well as injury in sport; exploring these areas through the lenses of gender, race, class, sexual orientation, and other categories of social identities.

Stephen J. Hartnett, Professor

  • Civic engagement, globalization, social justice, US-China relations, prisons

Amy Hasinoff, Associate Professor • Director of Graduate Studies

  • Gender & sexuality, online harm, restorative & transformative justice

Lisa B. Keranen, Department Chair • Associate Professor

  • Rhetoric; Rhetoric of health and medicine; Qualitative health communication; Biopolitics; Chinese public memory

Xiyuan Liu, Instructor • International College Beijing

  • Cultural studies of network discourse, Qualitative health communication; feminist approach to communicative action.

Tamara Powell, Assistant Professor Clinical Track

  • Health and organizational communication; collaboration in healthcare teams; medical education for health equity; patient/family education; community partnerships; experiential and service learning; cultural-historical activity theory; qualitative research methods

e.j. Yoder, Senior Instructor • Undergraduate Advisor

  • International, Intercultural, Global Communication Food Studies