School of Communication & Journalism

Faculty

Lauren Adams

Lauren Adams

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

Sherrie Gilbert

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

Jennifer Johnson

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

Rebecca Kitchens

Instructor, Communication
rlk0021@auburn.edu
144 Tichenor Hall
Terri Knight

Terri Knight

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

Tiffany McBride

Instructor
tnm0021@auburn.edu
221 Miller Hall
Paul McCormick

Paul McCormick

Lecturer, Media Studies
pjm0024@auburn.edu
232H Tichenor Hall
Mei-Ling McNamara

Mei-Ling McNamara

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

Matthew Newport

Instructor, Communication
mmn0006@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall
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
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
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
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
Jonathan Seifried

Jonathan Seifried

Instructor
elmorjo@auburn.edu
232D Tichenor Hall
Stephanie Sexton

Stephanie Sexton

Instructor, Communication
szl0069@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall
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
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
Sally Spalding

Sally Spalding

Lecturer, Communication
sjs0090@auburn.edu
Tichenor Hall
Crystal Tomasello

Crystal Tomasello

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

Jeremy Walden

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

Andrew Young

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

Kelley Young

Instructor, Communication
kzy0012@auburn.edu
219 Miller Hall
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

Last Updated: July 19, 2016