B.A. - Northeast Louisiana University, 1975
M.A. - Webster University, 1981
M.S. - Florida State University, 1985
Ph.D - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993
Dr. Tom Christie teaches communication research and public relations.
Dr. Tom Christie's research areas are public policy and mass media, public relations, and new media. Dr. Christie has published academic articles in the Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies, the Southwestern Mass Communication Journal, American Journalism, the Journal of Radio Studies, the Journal of Middle East Media, Competition Forum, and in conference proceedings publications.
B.A. - Indiana University-Purdue University Ft. Wayne, 1997
M.A.M.C. (hons.) - The University of Florida, 2000
Ph.D - The University of Florida, 2003
Dr. Andrew Clark teaches broadcasting, intercultural communication, visual communication, law and ethics, qualitative and historical research methods.
Dr. Clark's research methodology is primarily qualitative and historical. His primary area of research is international broadcasting dealing with propaganda, public opinion and foreign policy. He has published in journals such as The Journal of Radio Studies, Journal of Middle East Media, International Communication Gazette, Global Media Journal, American Journalism, and others. Dr. Clark has had papers presented recently at the Broadcast Education Association and World Association of Public Opinion Research conferences.
B.A. - English & Journalism (minor), Sonoma State University, CA, 1992
M.A. - Journalism, University of Texas, Austin, 1997
Ph.D. Â Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
Dr. Harp teaches editorial and opinion writing, specialized reporting, and writing for the mass media. Prior to coming to UTA she also taught news reporting and news design courses as well as a course on women and journalism. At the graduate level she has taught qualitative methods for mass media and critical and cultural media theories.
Dr. Harp's research is primarily qualitative though much of her work utilizes mixed methods. From critical and cultural theoretical perspectives her research investigates the intersections of journalism, new media (Internet, blogging, virtual worlds, and social networks), public spheres, globalization, and women and marginalized groups. Dr. Harp has published academic articles in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Communication, Culture and Critique, Information, Communication and Society, Journalism Studies, Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, and The Howard Journal of Communication. Her book, titled Desperately Seeking Women Readers: Newspapers and the Construction of a Female Readership, was published in 2007.
B.B.A. - University of Texas at Austin, 1975
M.B.A. - West Texas State University, 1976
Ph.D - University of North Texas, 1982
Dr. Tom Ingram teaches advertising, public relations, marketing communication and communication technology.
Dr. Tom Ingram's research areas are advertising, marketing communication and public policy. Dr. Ingram has published academic articles in journals and proceedings, including the Southwestern Mass Communication Journal, the Association of Business Communication, Southwest Education Council of Journalism and Mass Communication, Southwest Marketing Association, American Marketing Association, and Southern Marketing Association.
B.S., National Taiwan University, 1991
M.A., Michigan State University, 1996
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2003
At the undergraduate level, Dr. Jang teaches Communication Technology, Internet Marketing Communication, Digital Communication Management, and Advanced Web Site Communication. At the graduate level, Dr. Jang teaches Advanced Internet Marketing Communication, Advanced Web Site Communication, and Communication in Virtual Organizations.
Dr. Jang is interested in the design, implementation, and effects of communication technology in various contexts. In particular, his research efforts have been focused on the following areas: (1) distant collaborations via electronic media in the context of virtual teams and online gaming (MMORPG) communities, and (2) people's blogging behaviors, their social and psychological antecedents and impacts. Dr. Jang has published articles in Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Information, Communication & Society, Journal of CSCW, Journal of Human-Computer Studies, etc.
B.B. - Angelo State University, 1986
M.A. - Baylor University, 1987
Ph.D - Louisiana State University, 1993
Dr. Charla Markham Shaw teaches presentational communication, organizational communication, interpersonal communication, performance studies, communication education, persuasion, communication theory, and qualitative research methods.
Dr. Charla Markham Shaw's research areas are intrapersonal/interpersonal communication, narrative, and gender studies. Dr. Markham Shaw has published articles in Human Communication Research, Journal of Health Communication, Communication Reports, Southern Communication Journal, Iowa Journal of Communication (Ethnography of Communication and Performance Special Edition), International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Texas Speech Communication Journal, Journal of Illinois Speech and Theater Association, and HIV Education: Performing.
B.A. - Mount Union College, 1997
M.A. - University of Alabama, 1999
Ph.D - University of Alabama, 2010
Dr. Pribanic-Smith teaches reporting, feature writing, and public affairs journalism, as well as graduate courses guiding student research on topics such as public opinion and communication history.
Dr. Pribanic-Smith specializes in research examining political communication in the print media of the 19th- and 20th-century American South. Specifically, she focuses on the use of editorials and letters to the editor to disseminate political ideology. Dr. Pribanic-Smith has had academic articles published in American Journalism and Atlanta Review of Journalism History, and she is a frequent presenter at the national convention of American Journalism Historians Association as well as in the history division of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
B.A. - Peking University, 2000
M.A. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
Ph.D - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
Dr. Su teaches courses in communication technology at the undergraduate level, and seminars on virtual organizations and computer-mediated communication at the graduate level.
Dr. Su's programs of research are in the areas of communication technology, organizational knowledge management, and social networks. He has published and presented research work in a variety of journals and conferences such as Communication Research, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Communication Theory, Competition Forum, European Journal of International Management, Academy of Management, and International Communication Association. He also published a book chapter in an edited book titled" Research methods for studying groups and teams: A Guide to approaches, tools, and technologies" in 2012.
B.A. - University of California, Berkeley, 1989
M.A. - University of Texas, Austin, 1998
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
Dr. Tremayne teaches a variety of communication topics including broadcasting, journalism, communication technology, and communication theory.
Dr. Tremayne's areas of specialization include: Online journalism, future of media, network theory, interactivity and experiments with new technologies and new media, citizenship and the public sphere.
B.A. - Oklahoma State University, 1991
M.A. - Oklahoma State University, 1999
Ph.D - University of Oklahoma, 2007
Dr. Wigley teaches a variety of undergraduate courses including Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Campaigns, Strategic Social Media Communication, as well as graduate public relations classes.
Dr. Wigley's research interests include crisis communications, corporate social responsibility and media relations. She has published in several journals including Communication Monographs, Communication Research, Public Relations Review and Corporate Reputation Review.
B.A.- University of Delhi, 1996
M.A - University of Delhi, 1998
M.A. - Emerson College, 2001
Ph.D - The Ohio State University, 2007
Dr. Karishma Chatterjee teaches interpersonal communication, health communication, group communication, persuasion, communication theory, and history of communication.
Chatterjee's research interests are in interpersonal and health communication. Specifically, her areas of research include: the role of interpersonal communication in health decision making; media portrayals of health issues and events; designing and evaluation of health messages; and the role of visuals in health and science communication.
B.A. - Ball State University, 1999
M.A. -THE Ohio State University, 2004
Ph.D - THE Ohio State University, 2007
Dr. Brian Horton teaches undergraduate courses in the communication technology sequence including visual communication, website communication, human-computer interaction, and advanced website communication.
Dr. Horton's research examines the role of prosody in collaborative activities. This includes exploring the relation between prosodic features and structure in the grounding process. His previous research focused on entertainment theory, cross-cultural conceptions of love in marriage and friendship, and supportive communication in bereavement. He has published in Communication Research, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, and Visual Communication Quarterly. Recently, he has presented conference papers at the International Association of Langaguage and Social Psychology Conference and the National Communication Association Conference.
B.A.- College of Media and Intercultural Studies, 2010
M.A - University of Miami, 2012
Ph.D - University of Maryland, 2017 (ABD)
Ms. Zhan teaches Communication Studies courses, including Organizational Communication and Managerial Communication.
B.A. Communication (Broadcast), University of Texas at Arlington, 2012
M.A. Communication, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015
LaDonna Aiken teaches TV Production, Introduction to Broadcast, Multimedia Production, and Corporate Video.
Ms. Aiken's research interests include military history, Asian studies, mass communication, and social media.
B.A. â€“ Texas Tech University, 1992
M.B.A. â€“ Texas A&M-Commerce, 2011
Mr. Liguez teaches Radio Production, Broadcast Writing & Reporting, and Broadcast Management.
Lance Liguez has research interests in the future of broadcast and how it relates to social media. Since 2011, Mr. Liguez has presented or served on a panel at the Broadcast Educators of America (BEA) conference in Las Vegas.
B.A. Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, 1994
M.A. Communication Studies, Indiana State University, 2001
Jennifer Little teaches Public Relations Management, Public Relations Campaigns, Public Relations Methods, and Introduction to Public Relations.
B.A. - University of Texas at Arlington, 1993
Brad Loper has taught Writing for Mass Media, Photojournalism I, and Photojournalism II.
Certificate in Commercial Art - Oklahoma State University, 1980
M.A. - Syracuse University, 2008
Roby teaches Communication Graphics to students from a variety of degree programs.
B.A. â€“ University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005
M.A. â€“ The University of Texas at Arlington, 2008
Mr. Julian Rodriguez teaches Television Production, Current Issues in Telecommunications, Electronic News, Television Reporting I, Television Reporting II, and Media Workshop.
Julian Rodriguezâ€™s research interests include Hispanic media, multimedia production, transmedia environments, and broadcast news. He currently serves as President of the Texas Association of Broadcast Educators (TABE) and is the founder and news director of UTA News en EspaÃ±ol, a university Spanish-language television newscast focusing on the interests of bilingual/bicultural students.
B.F.A - University of North Texas, 1981
Mr. Weems currently teaches Communication Graphics, Introduction to Advertising, Advertising and IMC Campaigns, as well as special topics courses.
B.S. - Texas Christian University, 1996
M.A. - Seton Hall University, 2004
Mindia Whittier teaches Public Relations Methods and Public Relations Case Studies.
B.A. - Hardin-Simmons University, 1985
M.Ed.T - University of Texas at Arlington, 1997
M.A - University of Texas at Arlington, 2010
Ms. Bishop teaches Fundamentals of Speech and Professional & Technical Communication.
M.A.- The University of Texas at Arlington, 2011
B.A.- The University of Texas at Arlington, 2006
COMS 1301- Fundamentals of Speech
COMS 2302- Professional and Technical Communication
B.A. Saint Cloud University, 2007
M.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2014
Dr. Cummins teaches communication studies classes, including Public Speaking.
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 2006
M.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 2010
Professor Marti Harvey teaches Writing for Mass Media, News Editing, and Reporting. In the past, she has also taught Opinion & Persuasive Writing, and Copy Editing.
B.A. - UT Arlington, 2003
M.A. - UT Arlington, 2006
Ph.D. - Texas Tech University, 2014
Kim Jones teaches Reporting, and Introduction to Journalism.
Dr. Jones has research interests in journalism ethics. In 2012, she was published in the Southwestern Mass Communication Journal for her article, "Journalist's speech: When does it cross ethical boundaries?"
B.A.A.S. - Stephen F. Austin State University
M.A. - Stephen F. Austin State University
Carie Kapellusch teaches Business and Professional Communication, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, and Professional and Technical Communication for Science and Engineering.
B.A. Speech Communication, University of Texas at Arlington, 1980
M.A. Education, University of Texas at Arlington, 2009
M.A. Communication, University of Texas at Arlington, 2013
Donna Pirkle teaches Communication Training and Development, Business and Professional Communication, and Fundamentals of Public Speaking.
B.A. - The University of Texas at Arlington, 2008
M.A. - University of North Texas, 2011
Ms. Damla Ricks teaches Professional and Technical Communication for Science and Engineering, Fundamentals of Public Speaking, and Communication for Educators.
B.A. English, University of North Texas, 2008
M.A. Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, 2010
Ph.D. Communication Studies, Louisiana State University, 2016
Dr. White has taught several courses at the university level, including classes on rhetorical address, public speaking, and professional and technical communication.
Dr. White's research includes published book chapters, published peer reviewed journal articles, and numerous papers selected for presentation at academic conferences at the regional, national, and international level.
B.A. Communication, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2007
M.A Education, University of North Texas, 2010
M.A. Communication, Southern New Hampshire University, 2017
Professor Wooten teaches Fundamentals of Public Speaking.
B.A. Communication, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012
Professor Cucalon is teaching Web Communication Design and Development 2.
BA - University of Texas Arlington, 1977
MS - Texas Christian University, 1992
Ms. Gordon teaches Media Writing.
B.A.- University of Oklahoma, 2006
M.A - The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016
COMM 3303, Communication Graphics
A.A. - Tyler Junior College, 1987
B.F.A. - The University of Texas at Arlington, 1990
GAC - The University of North Texas, 2006
M.S. - The University of North Texas, 2008
Melanie Mason has taught Broadcast Announcing, Voice and Diction, Readers Theatre, Oral Interpretation of Children's Literature, and Oral Interpretation of Prose.
B.S. Public Relations, Boston University
M.S. Communication, Boston University, 1988
Lael Morgan teaches Writing for Mass Media.