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Communication Studies

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Main Hall Room 512

Phone: 610-436-2500

Faculty

L.Meghan Mahoney, Ph.D.

Meghan Peirce

Associate Professor

E-mail: Meghan Mahoney

Office: Main Hall 511
Phone: (610) 430-4414

Office Hours: Spring 2016 Office hours MWF 7:30-8:30 am MW 11am-noon

Elizabeth Munz, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Munz

Assistant Proffesor

E-mail: Elizabeth Munz

Office: Main 509
Phone: 610-436-2180

Office hours: Dr. Munz is teaching at American College of Norway for the Fall 2016 semester! Email is the best way to contact her.

Matthew R. Meier, Ph.D.

Matthew Meier

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Matthew R. Meier

Office: Main Hall 317
Phone: x6943

Office Hours: Fall 2016: MW 10am-11am, MWF 1pm-2pm

Rajvee Subramanian, Ph.D.

Rajvee Subramanian

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Rajvee Subramanian

Office: Main Hall 304/102
Phone: (610) 436-6987

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Mondays 8:00-10:30am, Tuesdays 8:00-8:30am, Wednesdays 8:00-10:30am

Timothy J. Brown, Ph.D.

Timothy J. Brown

Professor and Chair

E-mail: Timothy J. Brown

Office: Main Hall 512
Phone: (610) 436-2500

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Tue & Thur: 9:00-11:00am; Wed: 10am-noon; and by appointment

Gina Castle Bell, Ph.D

Gina Castle Bell

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Gina Castle Bell

Office: Main Hall 510
Phone: (610) 436-3500

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 10:30-11:30am; Thursdays: 1-3pm on Skype (ginabellphd)

Kevin Dean, Ph.D.

Kevin Dean

Professor

E-mail: Kevin Dean

Office: Main Hall 510
Phone: (610) 436-2450

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Tuesdays: 2-3pm (Honors Office) Wednesdays: 3-4pm (Honors) 5:30-6:30pm 10-11pm (M510) Thursdays: 1-2pm (M510)

Anita Foeman, Ph.D.

Anita Foeman

Professor

E-mail: Anita Foeman

Office: Main Hall 508
Phone: (610) 436-2283

Office Hours: Mondays: 11am - noon & 2-3pm Wednesdays: 11am - noon & 2-3pm Fridays: 11am - noon & 2-3pm

Maxine Gesualdi

Maxine Gesualdi

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Mazine Gesualdi

Office: Main Hall 510
Phone:

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-10:50am; 1-1:50; also by appointment

Mark Hickman

Mark Hickman

Assistant Professor and Director of Forensics

E-mail: Mark Hickman

Office: Main Hall 509
Phone: (610) 436-2180

Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:30-11:00am, Wednesdays 1:00-3:00, Thursdays 9:30-11:00 and by appointment

Elaine B. Jenks, Ph.D.

Elaine B, Jenks

Professor

E-mail: Elaine B. Jenks

Office: Main Hall 515
Phone:

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:15 to 8:00 a.m. and 1:45 to 4:00 p.m. and Mondays 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. through Skype [Skype name = dr.laineyjenks]

Ola Kopacz, Ph.D.

Ola Kopacz

Associate Professor

E-mail: Ola Kopacz

Office: Main Hall 519
Phone:

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Monday/Wednesday 12:00-1:50pm, Friday 12:00-1:30pm

Bessie Lawton, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor

E-mail: Bessie Lawton

Office: Main Hall 519
Phone: (610) 436-6991

Office Hours: Mondays 9-11, 1-2 Wednesdays 1-2 Fridays 1-2

David Levasseur, Ph.D.

David Levasseur

Professor

E-mail: David Levasseur

Office: Main Hall 510
Phone: (610) 436-2450

Office Hours: Mondays (11am-12pm and 2pm - 3pm), Wednesdays (11am - 12pm and 2pm-3pm), and Fridays (11am - 12pm)

Edward Lordan, Ph.D.

Edward Lordan

Professor

E-mail: Edward Lordan

Office: Main Hall 502
Phone: (610) 436-2114

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11am-noon Wednesdays 9:00 to 4:00 Thursdays 11am-noon

Lisa Millhous, Ph.D.

Lisa Millhous

Associate Professor

E-mail: Lisa Millhous

Office: Main Hall 501
Phone: (610) 436-3167 (during office hours)

Office Hours: Spring 2016: M 2-3; Tu 12:30-2; W 2-3; Th 12:30-2; other times by appt. Note: If you have an APSCUF concern contact Monika Mayer at the APSCUF office (811 Roslyn Ave 610-436-1064; mmayer@wcupa.edu).

Denise Polk

Denise Polk

Professor

E-mail: Denise Polk

Office: Main Hall 507
Phone: (610) 436-2658

Office Hours: Fall 2016 Office Hours: T/R: 10:45-12:15, W: 9-10, R: 1:45-2:45, or by appt. – evening hours prior to COM 511 class meetings In Class: T/R 9:30-10:45, 12:30-1:45; TH: 5:50-8:35 No advising appointments necessary during office hours. Advisees must bring their updated COM advising sheet for advising. Students may request appointment due to class conflicts during scheduled office hours.

Martin S. Remland, Ph.D.

Martin Remland

Professor

E-mail: Denise Polk

Office: Main Hall 507
Phone: (610) 436-2658

Office Hours: M,W,F-- 3:00-4:30

J. Kanan Sawyer, Ph.D.

Kanan Sawyer

Associate Professor

E-mail: J. Kanan Sawyer

Office: Main Hall 511
Phone: (610) 430-4414 (SHARED PHONE) (no personal messages please)

Office Hours: Spring 2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:45 am to 11:45 am (these are open office hours; no appointments made in this time but drop in when it works for you; please let Dr. Sawyer know if you are waiting outside the office - we often work with many students at the same time but could not have time for you if we do not know that you are waiting)

Philip A. Thompsen, Ph.D.

Philip Thompsen

Professor

E-mail: Philip A. Thompsen

Office: Main Hall 508
Phone: (610) 436-2283

Office Hours: Fall 2016 Office Hours Tuesdays: 2 to 3 pm, Wednesdays: 2 to 5 p.m., Thursdays: 2 to 3 p.m.

Schedule an appointment online with Dr. Thompsen

Julia Waddell, Ph.D.

Julia Waddell

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Julia Waddell

Office: Main Hall 304
Phone: (610) 436-6987

Office Hours: MWF 12 pm - 1:45 pm

Roger Davis Gatchet, Ph.D.

Roger Gatchet

Assistant Professor

E-mail: Roger Davis Gatchet

Office: Main Hall 317
Phone: (610) 436-6943

Office Hours: Fall 2016 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:50-10:50 a.m.; Monday 12-2 p.m.; or by appointment

Michael P. Boyle, Ph.D.

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Professor

E-mail: Michael P.Boyle, Ph.D.

Office: Main Hall 502
Phone: 610-436-2114

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Tu & Th 1:00-2:00; MONDAY 9:00-1:00

Courses Taught:
  • COM508: Politics and the Media (Graduate course)
  • COM224: Research Methods

Michael Pearson

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Associate Professor

E-mail: Michael Pearson

Office: #515 Main Hall and #203 Graduate Business Center (GBC)
Phone: 610-436-2494 (GBC) 610-436-2550 (Main Hall)

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Tuesdays 11:00a-12:15p, Wednesdays 11:00a-12 noon, Thursdays 11:00a-12:15p

Jan Crump

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Jan Crump

Office: Main Hall 522
Phone:

Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. And by appointment

Laura Brown, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Laura Brown

Office: Main Hall 211
Phone: (610) 430-4974

Office Hours: Wednesday 1-2 p.m. Thursday 8-11 a.m. Friday 1-2 p.m. And by appointment

Julia Pfaff

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Laura Brown

Office: Main Hall 211
Phone:

Office Hours: Monday: 3:15-4:20 pm Wednesday: 1:00-2:00 pm Friday: 7:30-8:00 am & 8:50-9:20 am

Jesse Piersol

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Jesse Piersol

Office: Main Hall 104
Phone: (610) 436-2500

Office Hours: Spring 2016: Monday 3:15-4:15 p.m. Tuesday 11:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Wendy Smythe

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Wendy Smythe

Office: Main Hall 104
Phone: (610) 436-3087 (Unable to accept messages)

Office Hours: MW 10:00am - 11:45am MWF 1:00pm - 1:45pm Also by appointment.

Eryn Travis

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Eryn Travis

Office: Main Hall 404
Phone:

Office Hours: 12:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays

Ric Winston

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Ric Winston

Office: Main Hall 104
Phone: (610) 430-4974

Office Hours: Tuesday 3:15-4:15 Wednesday 1:15-4:15 Thursday 3-4

 Jeslin Joseph

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Jeslin Joseph

Office: Anderson Hall 404
Phone: (610) 436-3220

Office Hours: MW 9:00am-11:00am F 10:00am-11:00am

Angel Bigas

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Angel Bigas

Office:
Phone:

Office Hours:

Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Andrea Pampaloni

Office: PASSHE Center City
Phone:

Office Hours: Summer 2016: By appointment

Anne Walsh, M.A.

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Adjunct Professor

E-mail: Anne Walsh

Office: Main Hall 105
Phone: 610-436-3220

Office Hours: Fall 2016 Semester hours-- Monday: 3-4 pm Tues: 3-4 pm Wed: 1-4 pm