The Communication Studies faculty is committed to giving you the critical concepts you need to explore the elements of the communication process, the options in assessing them, the significance of selections among those alternatives, and the ample opportunities for misunderstanding and disagreement as well as rapport and accord.

Issac Bailey

  • James K. Batten Professor of Public Policy

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Race and journalism
  • Criminal justice and media
  • Child welfare coverage
Isaac "Ike" Bailey

Amanda Martinez

  • Chair & Associate Professor of Communication Studies | Associate Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Media Effects
  • Race & Stereotypes
  • Culture & Health Communication

Amanda Pasierb

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Youth Social Activism
  • Digital Rhetoric
  • Public Speaking



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Amanda Pasierb

Antonio Spikes

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
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Alexis Yates

  • Departmental Coordinator
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