Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Faculty & Staff
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Prof. Kristina Bell (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches courses in mediated and human communication. Her filmmaking and research interests include narrative film, documentary film, television, cultural studies, women and gender studies, and digital rhetoric.
Prof. Carol Angela Davis (email@example.com) teaches courses in journalism and television broadcasting. Her research focuses on the intersection between the classroom and real world experience and creating education “wrappers” or experiences to better engage students in the pedagogy.
Dr. Nahed Eltantawy (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches courses in convergent journalism. Her research focuses on media representations, women & culture, the Middle East, globalization and critical and cultural studies.
Dr. Linda Burak Gretton (email@example.com) teaches courses in strategic communication Her research focuses on science and health communication as well as biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industry rhetoric.
Dr. Stefan Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches courses on the aesthetics, narrative, and economics of video games. His research interests include video games, cinema, comic books, science fiction, and popular culture.
Dr. Bobby Hayes (email@example.com) teaches courses in journalism and human communication, in addition to serving as faculty adviser to the Campus Chronicle, the university’s student newspaper. His specialties include sports writing and feature writing.
Dr. Judy Isaksen (firstname.lastname@example.org) works at the intersection of Cultural Studies and Rhetoric both in and out of the classroom. Her teaching and scholarship focus on media, popular culture, hip-hop culture, race studies, and women and gender studies.
Dr. Sojung Claire Kim (email@example.com) teaches Strategic Health Communication, Strategic Message Development for Public Relations, and Social Science Research Methods. Her research interests include health communication, new communication technologies, socially and emotionally vulnerable populations, communication and media theories, and social science research methods.
Prof. John Luecke (firstname.lastname@example.org), APR, has been practicing and teaching public relations since 1973. His current interests include the practice of PR in global, intercultural or multicultural settings. He also has long-standing interests in strategic communication education, planning, measurement and evaluation.
Dr. Virginia McDermott (email@example.com) specializes in strategic communication, specifically health communication and interpersonal communication. She is coordinating the School of Communication’s new Master’s degree program in strategic communication.
Prof. Charisse McGhee-Lazarou (firstname.lastname@example.org) coordinates the School of Communication’s Media Fellows program. Her research interests include media influence and the “Mean Girl” syndrome in elementary age girls, and the efficacy of green messaging in the African American & Latino communities.
Dr. James Trammell (email@example.com) teaches electronic media courses, including Studio Production, Sports Production, and Introduction to Telecommunications. His research and writing center on the marriage of religion and media.
Dr. Wilfred Tremblay (firstname.lastname@example.org) serves as Dean of the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. He teaches Communication Law and Ethics and his research interests focus on legal and regulatory issues in the electronic media industries.
Prof. Phil Watson (email@example.com) teaches courses in Communication and Marketing with a focus on strategic communication and promotional activity. He also teaches courses in HPU’s Marketing Department.
Dr. Julie B. Wiest (firstname.lastname@example.org) teaches courses in strategic communication, research methods, journalism, and sociology. Her teaching and research emphasize cultural influences in meaning construction and patterns of behavior, particularly through communication processes.
Dr. Yan Yang (email@example.com) teaches classes in convergent journalism, news writing and broadcast news. She has worked in local TV news, documentaries, media programming and advertising sales. Yan’s research focuses on the media management and consumer issues on the adoption of online videos.
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Dr. Michelle Devlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University.
Don Moore (email@example.com) is the Technical Operations Manager for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.
Martin Yount (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Video Producer for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication.