I have been at Bryant University for 20 years and have loved every minute of it! I received my undergraduate degree in Radio/Television/Film from San Jose State University. I have a MA in Telecommunications and Film from San Diego State University and an MBA from URI. My Ph.D. is from Kent State University where I focused on Media Studies. I am currently Chair of the Department of Communication.
MBA, University of Rhode Island
Ph D, Kent State University
MA, San Diego State University
BA, San Jose State University
Pearce, K.,Baran, S.,, .,, ., Foregrounding Morality: Encouraging Parental Media Literacy Intervention Using the TARES Test for Ethical Persuasion, Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019.
Excellence in Teaching Award,
Outstanding Service Award,
NATPE Educational Grant, 2004
My teaching interests include Research Methods, Intercultural Communication, Global Communication, and Mass Communication.
New Communication Technology, Mediated Interpersonal Communication, Mass Communication, Family Communication, Media Literacy
Eastern Communication Association
International Communication Association
National Communication Association