Communication

The Department of Communication's undergraduate and graduate academic programs embrace a common mission: to fortify the intellectual and social skills necessary for effective human communication. The focus is on oral, written, and mediated communication skills that are essential in both professional and personal lives.

Faculty

Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • David M. Beauchamp
  • Walter Franco
  • Mary Ann Gallo
  • Lisa Hunter-Mason
  • Brenda L. MacArthur
  • Michael Montecalvo
  • Dana Nolfe
  • Adam Olenn
  • Todd Stewart
  • Alyce Viens
Baran, Susan

Susan R. Baran

Lecturer, Communication
Faculty Suite H, Room 2211
subaran@bryant.edu
MA, Norwich University
BA, Rhode Island College

Mass Communication, Media Literacy, Public Speaking, Film, Communication Ethics, Communication Theory

Media Coverage of Politics, Media Literacy & Children, Media Education, Service Learning, Mass Communication, Instructional Communication, Critical Theory, Media Literacy & Children.

  • NAMLE 2001-Present
  • National Association for Media Literacy Education
  • 2018, Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2017, Senior Lecturer
  • 2015, Merit Award
  • 2012, Merit Award

Baran, S., Baran, S., Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity, Oxford University Press, 2019.

Baran, S., Baran, S., Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Beauchamp, S. R., Baran, S. J., Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning & Identity, Oxford University Press, 2016.