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 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Thursday 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
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

  • Monday 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Wednesday 9:30-11 a.m.
Jennifer Bohler

Jennifer Bohler

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

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Scotti Branton

Scotti Branton

Assistant Professor, Communication
seb0188@auburn.edu
217 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & 3:30-5 p.m.
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 and Associate School Director
(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 11a.m.-12p.m.
  • Wednesday 11a.m.-12p.m.
  • Friday 11a.m.-12p.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

  • Monday 2:30-4p.m.
  • Wednesday 2:30-4p.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 2-3:30p.m. via Zoom
  • Wednesday 2-3:30p.m. via Zoom
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

  • Monday 1-2:30p.m.
  • Wednesday 1-2:30p.m.
Katie Ennis

Office Hours

  • Monday 11:15 a.m. -1:15 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

  • Tuesday 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Thursday 9:30-11 a.m.
Susan Fillippeli

Susan Fillippeli

Senior 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 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. in 103 Tichenor Hall or via Zoom
  • Wednesday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. in 103 Tichenor Hall 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. & 2-3 p.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

  • Thursday 2:30-5:30 p.m. or by appoitment Virtual Office Link: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/266032503
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 phone
  • Wednesday by appointment via Zoom or by phone
  • Thursday by appointment via Zoom or by phone
  • Friday by appointment via Zoom or by phone
Mary Hill

Mary Hill

Instructor, Communication
mzh0214@auburn.edu
221 Miller Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:00–9:30 am
  • Wednesday 4:00–5:30 pm
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

  • Monday 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mell (2nd FL general area)
  • Tuesday 9-10:30a.m. & 2-3 p.m. Tichenor 232G
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 12:20-1:50 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:20-1:50 p.m.
Terri Knight

Terri Knight

Senior Lecturer and Oaks Agency Adviser
trk0001@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2750
232B Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 12:30-1:45 p.m. & 3:30-4:30p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30-1:45 p.m. & 3:30-4:30p.m.
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

  • Monday 2-3:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday 2-3:15 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
Victoria Ledford

Victoria Ledford

Assistant Professor, Communication
vledford@auburn.edu
235 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Autumn Linford

Autumn Linford

Assistant Professor, Journalism
all0093@auburn.edu
910-890-7659
106 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9:15 - 10:15 am, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:15 - 10:15 am
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

Lecturer, Public Relations
tnm0021@auburn.edu
221 Miller Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 1:30-3:00p.m. or zoomhttps://auburn.zoom.us/j/9817879031?pwd=dVRReTRndDQxeGN6SVVXdTZGVEswdz09
  • Wednesday 1:30-3:00p.m. or zoomhttps://auburn.zoom.us/j/9817879031?pwd=dVRReTRndDQxeGN6SVVXdTZGVEswdz09
Paul McCormick

Paul McCormick

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

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 8:30-11:30 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 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 1-2:30 p.m.
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 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Friday 10:30-11:30 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

  • Monday 3-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday 3-5 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.
Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan

Adjunct Instructor
jennifer.ryan@auburn.edu
334-844-3685

Office Hours

  • By appointment
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
220 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and by appointment
  • Thursday 2 p.m.-3:30 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

  • Monday 9-10 a.m.
  • Wednesday 9-10 a.m.
  • Friday 9-10 a.m.
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

  • Wednesday 8-11 a.m.
  • Friday 10 am - 11 am
Adriene Simon

Adriene Simon

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

Office Hours

  • By appointment
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.
  • Friday 10-11 a.m.
Sally Spalding

Sally Spalding

Lecturer, Communication
sjs0090@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-10:50 a.m. or by appointment
  • Wednesday 10-10:50 a.m. or by appointment
  • Friday 10-10:50 a.m. or by appointment
Preston Sparks

Preston Sparks

Adjunct Instructor
pjs0027@auburn.edu
Samford Hall

Office Hours

  • By appointment
Peter Squegila

Office Hours

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

Elizabeth Stone

Adjunct Instructor, 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

  • Tuesday 10:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m. via zoom or by appointment
  • Thursday 10:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m. via zoom or by appointment
Michail Vafeiadis

Michail Vafeiadis

Assistant Professor and Associate Director of 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 7:50-9:20 a.m.
  • Thursday 7:50-9:20 a.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
Kelley Young

Kelley Young

Instructor, Communication
kzy0012@auburn.edu
219 Miller Hall

Office Hours

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

  • Tuesday 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. (In person or by Zoom)
  • Wednesday 1-2 p.m. (in person or zoom)
  • Thursday 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. (In person or by Zoom)

Last Updated: April 30, 2014