WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION

Our programs in Communication Studies, Electronic Media and Broadcasting, Journalism, Media Informatics, and Public Relations prepare students to create messages across multiple platforms and contexts that give meaning to and enhance the usefulness of information.

About Communication

Communication Studies is not just about making speeches. In NKU's program you'll study human interaction in all its many forms- from interpersonal to cross-cultural, from effective listening to argumentation, from conflict mediation to family dynamics.

Majors & Minors

 

OUR PEOPLE

 
Wes Akers, M.A.
Lecturer II, Electronic Media & Broadcasting;
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Alyssa Appelman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Journalism;
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Sookyung Cho, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Media Informatics
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Michele Day, M.A.
Student Media Advisor/Lecturer, Program Co-Director Journalism;
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Greg DeBlasio, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Public Relations; Public Relations Program Director
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Sara Drabik, M.A.
Assistant Professor, Electronic Media & Broadcasting; Director NorseMedia
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Jacqueline Emerine, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Public Relations; Program Co-Director Journalism
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Jeff Fox, M.A.
Lecturer, Communication Studies; CMST 101 Coordinator
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Monica Gallegos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies;
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John Gibson, M.A.
Media Engineer/Lecturer II, Electronic Media & Broadcasting;
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Zach Hart, Ph.D.
Professor, Public Relations; Communication Dept. Chair
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Stephen Johnson, M.A.
Lecturer, Communication Studies; Speech Apprehension Coordinator
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Stephanie Klatzke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies; Graduate Program Co-Director
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Yasue Kuwahara, Ph.D.
Professor, Electronic Media & Broadcasting; General Education Director/ Popular Culture Program Director
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Andrea Lambert South, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Program Director Communication Studies;
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Austin Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies;
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Mark Leeman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Communication Graduate Program; Graduate Program Co-Director
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Randy Little, M.A.
Academic Coordinator;
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Lex Pulos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Communication Graduate Program;
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Gaut Ragsdale, Ph.D.
Professor, Communication Studies;
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J. Michael Skaggs, M.A.
Lecturer, Communication Studies; CMST 110 Coordinator
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Karen Slawter, M.A.
Senior Lecturer, Communication Studies;
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Chris Strobel, M.A.
Professor, Electronic Media & Broadcasting; Electronic Media & Broadcasting/Media Informatics Program Director
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David Thomson, M.A.
Associate Professor, Electronic Media & Broadcasting; Internship Program Coordinator
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Steven Weiss, Ph.D.
Professor, Communication Studies;
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Christa Witt, B.A.
Academic Specialist; Communication Dept. & COI Advising Center
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Stephen Yungbluth, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Communication Studies
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Aaron Zlatkin, M.A.
Equipment Coordinator
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