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.
- Stanley Baran - Professor
- Susan R. Baran - Lecturer
- Kristen M. Berkos - Associate Professor
- Thomas Francis Dooley - Lecturer
- Mary Phoebe Lyons - Professor
- Chris R. Morse - Associate Professor
- Kevin Pearce - Associate Professor
- Mary Robins - Lecturer
- Wendy Samter - Professor
- Julie E. Volkman - Assistant Professor
- Thomas Zammarelli - Lecturer
- Walter Franco
- Mary Ann Gallo
- Lisa Hunter-Mason
- Michael Montecalvo
- Dana Nolfe
- Adam Olenn
- Leslie Saylor
Susan R. BaranLecturer, Communication
Faculty Suite H, Room 2211
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
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Baran, S., Baran, S., Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity, Oxford University Press, 2016.
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