The Department of Communication Studies boasts a nationally and internationally renowned faculty with training in a wide variety of disciplines. Because our faculty have Ph.D.s in fields as diverse as psychology, political science, history, American studies, sociology, communications and media studies, we can offer broad-based training and a range of courses to our students. Our faculty have authored numerous, highly acclaimed books and articles, and serve as presidents of national and international academic organizations, on the editorial boards of major journals, as expert sources for the media and news outlets, and as consultants and board members for a host of institutions related to our field.
The staff of the Department of Communication Studies is designed to help current and prospective students and faculty understand and feel part of the department, college and university. Our staff know the college well and are dedicated to supporting students, serving as liaisons with alumni and alumnae, helping us recruit first-rate faculty, and building bridges with other units in the college and university.