M&C Faculty & Staff

The M&C faculty is an active community of publishing scholars who have a commitment to graduate study, and who, together, provide expertise across many aspects of communication.

Deborah CaiDeborah Cai, Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University
intercultural communication, persuasion, and negotiation and conflict management, with particular interest in international negotiation as a specific context of persuasive activity within organizations
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John Edward Campbell, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
cultural studies, political economy of communication, surveillance, marketing and branding, the construction of identity and community through digital media, media representations of cultural difference, and popular culture
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Brian Creech, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Georgia
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Fabienne Darling-WolfFabienne Darling-Wolf, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa
critical and cultural analysis, international communication with an emphasis on Japan, new media, gender studies
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Brooke DuffyBrooke E. Duffy, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
advertising and media industries; gender and cultural production; consumer culture
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Jan Fernback, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado
new media, cybercommunity, media institutions
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Lance Holbert, Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison
political communication, with particular focus given to the persuasive influence of entertainment media within democratic frameworks
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Tom JacobsonTom Jacobson, Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington
social change in developing nations, political participation, new information technologies
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Carolyn KitchCarolyn Kitch, Professor
Ph.D., Temple University
communication history, magazine industry, gender studies, American studies
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Lauren Kogen, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
role of media in development and in conflict-affected regions, media coverage of crises and conflicts and monitoring and evaluation of media for development projects
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Heather LaMarre
Heather LaMarre, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
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Tony Liao, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University
how people utilize emerging technologies (particularly augmented reality) in everyday life, how emerging technologies can affect people’s perceptions of place, and how the discussion surrounding emerging technologies shapes and supports development of the technology
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Matthew LombardMatthew Lombard, Associate Professor
M&C Director
Ph.D., Stanford University
psychological processing of media, (tele)presence
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Michael MaynardMichael Maynard, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University
advertising, international communication, text analysis
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Nancy Morris, Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
international communication with an emphasis on Latin America, globalization, identity
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Patrick Murphy
Patrick Murphy, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Ohio University
media and globalization with emphasis on Latin America, media and the environment, media ethnography
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Wazhmah Osman
Wazhmah Osman, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., New York University
visual culture and film, media and the war on terror, Afghan media, women’s rights, gender and sexuality, religion, ethnicity and identity
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Donnalyn Pompper
Donnalyn Pompper, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Temple University
public relations, social identity intersectionalities  1) in organizations and 2) in mass media representations, crisis communication, environmental risk
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Hector Postigo
Hector Postigo, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
social movements and use of digital technologies, hacking culture, video game culture and political economy of new media
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Adrienne Shaw
Adrienne Shaw, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
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Kaibin Xu
Kaibin Xu, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
organizational communication
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Sherry Yu, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University
ethnic news media with particular interest in cultural literacy and civic engagement in multicultural society
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Other Graduate Faculty members in the School of Media and Communication and throughout the University often teach and participate in the research supervision of M&C doctoral students. Please consult the Temple University Graduate Bulletin for a complete faculty listing.

M&C Staff

Nicole McKenna
Nicole McKenna
Director – Graduate Office
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Caitlin Gamble
Assistant Director – Graduate Office
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