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Ola Kopacz

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Faculty Mentoring Program

210C Recitation Hall
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383

Email: FMP Committee Chair
Phone: 610-436-1059


Teaching: I teach courses on strategic communication, online marketing, public speaking, and communication research. I’m always on the lookout for innovative ways to teach. I love educational technology and believe that well-executed distance education can be a very rewarding experience.

Research: My research interests focus on the potential of social media to spread ideas and empower people in contexts like education, news, and entertainment. My research has appeared in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, New Media & Society, Electronic Journal of Communication, and Human Communication Research.

Service: I enjoy service in curriculum design, student organization, and internet marketing.

Interests/Passions Outside of Academe: Web design, DIY, outdoors

Times when I can meet: Tuesday and Thursday 9am - 1pm

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  • Name: Ola Kopacz
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Dept: Communication Studies
  • Started at WCU: 2007
  • Degrees:
    • Ph. D, University of Arizona
    • M.A., Warsaw University

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