School of Communication & Journalism

Directory

Frances Ackerman

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday 9:30-11 a.m.
Lauren Adams

Lauren Adams

Lecturer, Communication
robucle@auburn.edu
334-844-2853
232 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Sarah Aghazadeh

Sarah Aghazadeh

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park) public relations, advocacy and activism, and health communication
saa0056@auburn.edu
334-844-2782
Tichenor Hall, 219

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9 a.m. - 12p.m. and by appointment.
Robert Agne

Robert Agne

Associate Professor, Communication
(Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder): Studies language and social interaction, usually in the form of everyday talking and how it shapes who we are and how we regard others
agnerob@auburn.edu
(334) 844-7237
112 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 10a.m.-3 p.m. zoom only
  • Thursday 10a.m.-3 p.m. zoom only
Natalie Anderson

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 10-11:30 a.m. or by appointment.
  • Friday 10-11:30 a.m. or by appointment.
Brooke Bacak

Brooke Bacak

Adjunct Instructor
jbj0042@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Julie Bennett

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Justin C. Blankenship

Justin C. Blankenship

Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Journalism
(Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): is interested in the evolving nature of journalism from a technological and economic perspective, journalism education, and the role of media in politics
jzb0124@auburn.edu
105 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30 -2 p.m.
Jennifer Bohler

Jennifer Bohler

Adjunct Instructor and active professional in the music industry
jdb0172@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Robyn Bridges

Robyn Bridges

Adjunct instructor and Vice President of Auburn-Opelika Tourism
rlbridges@aotourism.com
334-444-3333

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Brigitta Brunner

Brigitta Brunner

Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., University of Florida) Explores public relations and diversity issues as well as the role and impact of community engagement
brunnbr@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2755
116 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-11 a.m.
  • Wednesday 10-11 a.m.
  • Friday 10-11 a.m.
Myoung-Gi Chon

Myoung-Gi Chon

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., Louisiana State University): Focuses on risk and crisis management, health communication, and public diplomacy
mzc0113@auburn.edu
(334)-844-2721
237 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 3:30-5 p.m.
Eunji (Angie) Chung

Eunji (Angie) Chung

Associate Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., Syracuse University): Focuses on corporate social responsibility, strategic communication, organizational communication, crisis communication and multicultural public relations.
ezc0033@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2768
221 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday by appointment
  • Tuesday ZOOM 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday by appointment
  • Thursday ZOOM 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Friday by appointment
Mike Clardy

Mike Clardy

Adjunct Instructor and Assistant Vice President, University Communications and Media Relations
clardch@auburn.edu
(334) 844-9999
23 Samford Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Anthony Dannar

Office Hours

  • Monday 1-2 p.m.
  • Wednesday 1-2 p.m.
  • Friday 1-2 p.m.
Brian Delaney

Brian Delaney

Assistant Professor, Journalism
(Ph.D., Drexel University): Explores the interplay of the learning sciences -- particularly cognitive science -- with journalism education and fieldwork; experiential learning in online courses; cognitive apprenticeships.
bcd0039@auburn.edu
334-844-2781
112 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 2-4 p.m.
  • Thursday 2-4 p.m.
Katie Ennis

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 3-4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30-2 p.m.
Nan Fairley

Nan Fairley

Associate Professor, Journalism
(M.A., University of Alabama): Researches and writes on journalism history and community journalism.
fairlln@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4593
108 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 8-9 a.m. and by appointment
  • Wednesday 8-9 a.m.and by appointment
  • Thursday 8-9:30 a.m. and by appointment
Susan Fillippeli

Susan Fillippeli

Lecturer, Communication
(Ph.D., University of Iowa): Rhetorical Criticism and Theory, Public Address, Persuasion, Political Communication, The Rhetoric of Social Movements, Intercultural Communication
fillise@auburn.edu
232F Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 1-2 p.m.(in person outside Library/Mell 4133 or via Zoom)
  • Wednesday 11 a.m. -12 p.m.(in person outside Library/Mell 4133 or via Zoom)
  • Friday 11 a.m. -12 p.m.(in person outside Library/Mell 4133 or via Zoom)
Sherrie Gilbert

Sherrie Gilbert

Senior Lecturer, Communication
sag0004@auburn.edu
232 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 11 a.m.-12 p.m./2-3p.m.
  • Wednesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Rachael Hamilton

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Joan R. Harrell

Joan R. Harrell

Lecturer, Journalism
(DMIN, Chicago Theological Seminary, M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism): Focuses on the intersecting of race, alterity, communication media, media ethics, vulnerable populations, religion and bioethics.
jrh0098@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
232H Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm via Zoom https://auburn.zoom.us/j/266032503
  • Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Alec Harvey

Alec Harvey

Adjunct Instructor
sah0064@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000

Office Hours

  • Monday by appointment via Zoom or by phone
  • Tuesday by appointment via Zoom or by phon
  • Wednesday by appointment via Zoom or by phon
  • Thursday by appointment via Zoom or by phon
  • Friday by appointment via Zoom or by phon
Kacie Hines

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11 a.m. - 12p.m. or vis zoom appointment
Katie Jackson

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Senior Lecturer and Director of Public Speaking
mcculj1@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2853
232 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9:15-10:45 a.m.
  • Thursday 9:15-10:45 a.m.
Andrea Kelley

Andrea Kelley

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(PhD, Indiana University Bloomington): U.S. cinema and screen culture, media history and criticism, critical race theory, and cultural studies
ajk0037@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0230
115 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 1-2:30 p.m.
Rebecca Kitchens

Rebecca Kitchens

Instructor, Communication
rlk0021@auburn.edu
144 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 7:30-7:50 a.m. & 10:50 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Thursday 7:30-7:50 a.m. & 10:50 a.m.-12 p.m.
Terri Knight

Terri Knight

Lecturer and Associate Director of Public Relations
trk0001@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2750
232B Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Tuesday by appointment
  • Wednesday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Thursday by appointment
  • Friday by appointment
Lily Kowtko

Lily Kowtko

Instructor, Communication
lzk0032@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Camille Labatut

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Elizabeth Wilhoit Larson

Elizabeth Wilhoit Larson

Graduate Program Director & Associate Professor, Communication
(Ph.D., Purdue University): Studies how materiality affects organizations and communication, particularly organizational space.
elarson@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000
106 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 10:30a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday 3:30-5 p.m.
Hollie Lavenstein

Hollie Lavenstein

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago): Studies and produces narrative and experimental films
lavenho@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
227 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. by appointment
Hannah Luz

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Ashley Mayer

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Tiffany McBride

Tiffany McBride

Instructor, Communication
tnm0021@auburn.edu
221 Miller Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. vis zoom https://auburn.zoom.us/j/9817879031?pwd=dVRReTRndDQx-eGN6SVVXdTZGVEswdz09
  • Thursday 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. vis zoom https://auburn.zoom.us/j/9817879031?pwd=dVTRndDQx-eGN6SVVXdTZGVEswdz09
Paul McCormick

Paul McCormick

Lecturer, Media Studies
pjm0024@auburn.edu
232H Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or by appointment
  • Tuesday 10-11 a.m. or by appointment
  • Wednesday 11 a.m.-12 p.m. or by appointment
Mei-Ling McNamara

Mei-Ling McNamara

Lecturer, Journalism
newswriting and reporting
mei-ling.mcnamara@auburn.edu
232-B Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-11 a.m.
  • Wednesday 10-11 a.m.
  • Friday 10-11 a.m.
Tod Meisner

Tod Meisner

Adjunct Instructor and Aflac, Brand Manager - Social Media 
tmm0052@auburn.edu
(334) 329-2292

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Mike Milford

Mike Milford

Professor and Associate Director of Communication
(Ph.D., University of Kansas ): studies ideological and political rhetoric in sports, popular culture, and public address
msm0019@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8735
229 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 9-10:50 a.m. ZOOM ONLY
  • Wednesday 9-10:50 a.m. ZOOM ONLY
John Mitchell

John Mitchell

Adjunct Instructor and Instructional Technology Specialist, College of Liberal Arts
mitchjd@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 1-4:30 p.m.
Matthew Newport

Matthew Newport

Instructor, Communication
mmn0006@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-11 a.m.
  • Wednesday 10-11 a.m.
  • Friday 10-11 a.m.
Eleanor Patterson

Eleanor Patterson

Assistant Professor of Media Studies
(PhD. University of Wisconsin): Studies broadcast history, media and cultural studies, audience and fan studies, media industries and labor, gender and sexuality.
ejp0034@auburn.edu
107 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
George Plasketes

George Plasketes

Professor, Media Studies
(Ph.D., Bowling Green State University): Concentrates on the intersection of popular culture, music, and mass media
plaskgm@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2760
226 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:30-9 a.m, 12-1 p.m. 2:30p.m. or by appointment
  • Wednesday 8:30-9 a.m, 12-1 p.m. 2:30p.m. or by appointment
  • Friday 8:30-9 a.m, 12-1 p.m. 2:30p.m. or by appointment
Gheni Platenburg

Gheni Platenburg

Assistant Professor, Journalism
(Ph.D., Louisiana State University): Focuses on the intersection of race and media.
gnp0006@auburn.edu
334-844-2719
232C Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday 9-10:30 a.m.
Virginia Sánchez Sánchez

Virginia Sánchez Sánchez

Assistant Professor, Communication
(Ph.D, Purdue): explores themes of culture and power, bringing together research on immigration, discourse, and career studies.
vss0011@auburn.edu
334-844-2729
112 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and by appointment.
  • Thursday 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and by appointment.
Jonathan Seifried

Jonathan Seifried

Instructor, Communication
elmorjo@auburn.edu
232D Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 8-11 a.m.
Stephanie Sexton

Stephanie Sexton

Instructor, Communication
szl0069@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Carlee Sharpe

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 2-3:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Shearer

Office Hours

  • Tuesday by appointment/after class
  • Thursday by appointment/after class
Jessica Silvis

Jessica Silvis

Instructor, Communication
jes0121@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • Monday 10 am - 11 am
  • Wednesday 10 am - 11 am
  • Friday 10 am - 11 am
Adriene Simon

Adriene Simon

Instructor and Director of Creative Services, College of Liberal Arts
curenal@auburn.edu
(334) 844-7142
3183 Haley Center

Office Hours

  • Monday By appointment only & Zoom by request
  • Tuesday By appointment only & Zoom by request
  • Wednesday By appointment only & Zoom by request
  • Thursday By appointment only & Zoom by request
  • Friday By appointment only & Zoom by request
Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Associate Professor, Media Studies
(MFA., Louisiana Tech University ): Studies visual communication, with emphasis on motion design.
kds0013@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2752
120 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or by appointment
Ric Smith

Ric Smith

Senior Lecturer and Internship Director
(M.A., M.Ed., Auburn University): Undergraduate internship advisor. Executive producer of the Chattahoochee Heritage Project. Primary teaching areas: media and management.
smithrw@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2757
232C Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday 9:30-11 a.m.
Sally Spalding

Sally Spalding

Lecturer, Communication
sjs0090@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-10:50a.m.
  • Wednesday 10-10:50a.m.
  • Thursday Zoom 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
  • Friday 10-10:50a.m.
Peter Squegila

Office Hours

  • Monday 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Stone

Elizabeth Stone

Adjunct Professor, Public Relations
hardea1@auburn.edu

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Crystal Tomasello

Crystal Tomasello

Instructor, Communication
cmt0009@auburn.edu
334-844-2545
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Michail Vafeiadis

Michail Vafeiadis

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University): Focuses on storytelling, social media, and health communication
mzv0042@auburn.edu
225 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Wednesday 1-4 p.m. Via ZOOM or by appointment
Lea Vedovelli

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 12-1:30 p.m. via zoom
  • Thursday 12-1:30 p.m. via zoom
Blake Waddell

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Jeremy Walden

Jeremy Walden

Senior Lecturer, Communication
jsw0007@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8428
232G Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 1:55-3:25 p.m.
  • Thursday 1:55-3:25 p.m.
Sara Wilson

Office Hours

  • Monday 2-3:30 p.m. by Zoom
  • Wednesday 2-3:30 p.m. by Zoom
Debra Worthington

Debra Worthington

School Director
(Ph.D., University of Kansas): Focuses on the effects of psycho-social and communication processes on juror decision-making, listening and information processing
worthdl@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2756
219 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday ZOOM 8:30-11:30 a.m. or by appointment
Andrew Young

Andrew Young

Lecturer, Journalism
Sports Production
apy0002@auburn.edu
(334) 750-6306
219 Miller Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 8-11 a.m.https://auburn.zoom.us/j/91694205574
Kelley Young

Kelley Young

Instructor, Communication
kzy0012@auburn.edu
219 Miller Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday ZOOM 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Ed Youngblood

Ed Youngblood

Professor and Associate Director of Media Studies
(Ph.D., Texas Tech): Researches website usability, electronic media history, and the adoption of electronic communication technologies
ney0002@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0257
223 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-11 a.m. (In person or by Zoom)
  • Tuesday 10-11 a.m. (In person or by Zoom)
  • Thursday 10-11 a.m. (In person or by Zoom)

Last Updated: April 30, 2014