Department of Communication
Communication Studies Faculty
517 Manoogian Hall
Dr. Jane Fitzgibbon (Ph.D., Wayne State University) is a lecturer and is director of the business communication course. She is a member of the university's...
Brandon Hensley serves as Lecturer in the Department of Communication. He received his Master of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University, specializing...
Kelly Jakes (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) joined the Wayne State communication studies faculty, Fall 2014. Her research focuses broadly on issues...
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Katheryn C. Maguire is Professor and Area Head of Communication Studies in the Department of Communication here at Wayne State University. Her research...
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Rahul Mitra is an assistant professor of organizational communication. Prior to obtaining his doctorate from Purdue University, he worked in the news...
Assistant Professor and Basic Course Director COM 1010
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Dr. Anita Mixon received her doctoral degree in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she specialized in Rhetoric and...
Michele (Shelly) 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...
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...
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...
Professor and Dean
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Matthew W. Seeger, (Ph.D., 1982, Indiana University) has been a faculty member and administrator at Wayne State University for 32 years. He is currently...
523 Manoogian Hall
Pradeep Sopory (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) conducts research on message effects related to persuasion and influence, in both interpersonal and...
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...
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Stephanie Tong is an associate professor in the communication studies area. Her research interests lie at the intersection of interpersonal communication...
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Denise Vultee (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001) is a lecturer in the communication department. She teaches COM 1010 (Oral...
Associate Professor and Director of Forensics
536 Manoogian Hall
Dr. Kelly Michael Young is an associate professor of communication and the director of forensics (competitive speech & debate teams). He teaches courses...
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