Communication Studies Faculty

Colleen Ezzeddine
  • Colleen Ezzeddine
  • Lecturer
  • Colleen Ezzeddine is joining us full time as a full-time lecturer in Communication, specifically teaching Com 1010, Intro to Oral Communication. She is an...
Jane Fitzgibbon
  • Jane Fitzgibbon
  • Senior Lecturer
  • 517 Manoogian Hall
  • Dr. Jane Fitzgibbon (Ph.D., Wayne State University) is a Senior Lecturer and is director of the Business Communication (COM 3300) course. She is a member of...
Darryl Frazier
  • Darryl Frazier
  • ¬†MANO 509

  • Darryl Frazier is a full-time lecturer in Communication, primarily teaching Com 1010 - Intro to Oral communication. Prior to his current position, Darryl...
Rosie Jahng
  • Rosie Jahng
  • Associate Professor
  • 525 Manoogian Hall
  • Rosie Jahng joined the Department of Communication of Wayne State University, Fall 16. Her research interests broadly include digital media, crisis...
Katheryn Maguire
  • Katheryn Maguire
  • Professor and Chair
  • 585 Manoogian Hall

  • Katheryn C. Maguire is Professor and Chair in the Department of Communication here at Wayne State University. Her research centers on how individuals use...
Rahul Mitra
  • Rahul Mitra
  • Associate Professor
  • 541 Manoogian Hall

  • Rahul Mitra (PhD, Purdue University) is an Associate Professor of organizational communication. His scholarship focuses on environmental organizing,...
Anita Mixon
  • Anita Mixon
  • Assistant Professor and Basic Course Director COM 1010
  • 539 Manoogian Hall
  • Dr. Anita Mixon received her doctoral degree in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she specialized in Rhetoric and...
Jessica Moorman
  • Jessica Moorman
  • Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Dr. Jessica D. Moorman is a fourth generation Detroiter who researches how media shape health and development over the life course. In her primary area of...
Michele Najor
  • Michele Najor
  • Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Public Relations Program
  • Shelly Najor is director of the undergraduate public relations program at Wayne State University in Detroit. As a faculty member in the Department of...
Julie Novak
  • Julie Novak
  • Associate Professor
  • 529 Manoogian Hall
  • My approach to learning and research takes theory and infuses it with praxis or praxis and infuses it with theory to mediate a better world. I agree with...
Donyale Padgett
  • Donyale Padgett
  • Associate Professor -- Diversity, Culture & Communication
  • 515 Manoogian Hall
  • Professor Padgett has been a faculty member in the Department of Communication at Wayne since the fall of 2002 and on the tenure-track since 2006.¬†Her...
Matthew Seeger
  • Matthew Seeger
  • Distinguished Professor
  • 5104 Gullen Mall - The Linsell House
  • Matthew W. Seeger, (Ph.D., 1982, Indiana University) has been a faculty member and administrator at Wayne State University for more than 30 years. Prior to...
Pradeep Sopory
  • Pradeep Sopory
  • Professor
  • 523 Manoogian Hall

  • Pradeep Sopory (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) conducts research on health, risk, and science communication. He investigates message design and...
Ronald Stevenson
  • Ronald Stevenson
  • Senior Lecturer and Director of Debate
  • 537 Manoogian Hall
  • Dr. Stevenson grew up in Michigan and was recruited by his mentor, Distinguished Professor George Ziegelmueller, to attend Wayne State University and...
Stephanie Tong
  • Stephanie Tong
  • Associate Professor
  • 569 Manoogian Hall
  • Stephanie Tong is an associate professor in the communication studies area. Her research interests lie at the intersection of interpersonal communication...
Kelly Young
  • Kelly Young
  • Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
  • 555 Manoogian Hall

  • Dr. Kelly Michael Young is an associate professor and the director of graduate studies for the department. He primarily teaches courses in argumentation,...