Faculty

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication is composed of distinguished interdisciplinary faculty recognized for teaching and research excellence in five scholarly areas: organizational communication, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, rhetoric, and performance studies. We invite you to visit our individual pages and discover the range, depth, and passion that guide our work in the communication arts and sciences.

Faculty Office Office Phone Office Hours
Bradley Adame
assistant professor

Research interests: social influence, crisis communication, message design
STA 466 480-727-6563 M, W 1:00-3:00 pm
Jess K Alberts
President's Professor

Research interests: conflict, relational communication and, work-life issues
STA 474 480-965-7141 T 12:30-1:30 pm; appointment
Benjamin Broome
professor

Research interests: intercultural communication, conflict transformation, dialogue, peacebuilding, facilitation
STA 454 480-965-0394 M, W 1:30-2:30 pm
Dan Brouwer
associate professor

Research interests: rhetoric, social sphere and social movements
STA 428 480-965-5976 M, W 10:00-11:45 am
Pauline Hope Cheong
associate professor

Research interests: Communication technologies & culture, authority & community, religion, globalization
STA 456 480-965-8730 sabbatical
Frederick Corey
dean and associate professor

Research interests: principles of communication, narrative performance, ethnographic writing, and health education
UCENT 300 602-496-0624
Steven R Corman
Professor

Research interests: organizational communication, networks, terrorism and technology
STA 207B 480-965-3830
Pauline Davies
professor of practice

Research interests: Science communication & broadcasting; science in society; cancer & physical sciences communication
STA 470 480-965-4600 W 3:00-4:00 pm; appointment
Olga I Davis
associate professor

Research interests: health equity, identity and culture, critical health communication, diaspora performance
STA 351 480-965-5983 T, TH 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Sarah "Amira" De la Garza
associate professor

Research interests: culture and identity, spirituality and postcolonial/performance ethnography
STA 341 480-382-6472 W 3:00-6:00pm
Uttaran Dutta
assistant professor

Research interests: intercultural communication
STA 464 480-727-6552 M, W, F 9:30-10:20 am
Belle Edson
associate instructional professional

Research interests: contemporary rhetorical studies, feminist theory, the rhetoric of social movements and performance studies
STA 430 480-965-8264 M, W 2:00-3:00 pm; T 1:30-2:30 pm
Kory Floyd
professor

Research interests: physiology, affection, family communication and nonverbal communication
STA 335D 480-965-3568 W 2:30-4:00 pm; appointment
Laura Guerrero
professor

Research interests: relational and nonverbal communication and emotion
STA 460 480-965-3730 TH 12:00-2:00 pm; appointment
Lee Gutkind
professor

Research interests:
ISTB2 366 appointment
Linda Lederman
professor and director

Research interests: health communication and instructional communication
STA 412 480-965-5095 W 2:00-3:00 pm; appointment
Eric Margolis
associate professor

Research interests: Sociology of Education, Visual Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods
STA 432 480-965-0131 W 2:00-4:00 pm
Judith N Martin
professor

Research interests: intercultural communication, ethnicity and communication, and sojourner communication
STA 458 480-965-6750 appointment
Robert D McPhee
professor

Research interests: structuration theory, organizational constitution, communication theory
STA 459 480-965-3844 T, TH 10:00-11:00 am; T 12:20-1:00 pm
Kathy Miller
visiting professor

Research interests: organizational, health, and family communication
STA 335B 480-965-5095
Paul Mongeau
professor and associate director

Research interests: interpersonal communication and social influence
STA 412 480-965-3773 T 11:30 am-12:30 pm; W 1:30-2:30 pm
Clark D Olson
full academic professional

Research interests: rhetorical irony and political widow rhetoric
STA 217 480-965-3825
Anthony J Roberto
associate professor

Research interests: health communication campaigns, persuasion and interpersonal communication
STA 468 480-965-4111 M 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Robert Shuter
Research Professor

Research interests: intercultural communication, multinational organizational communication, new media across cultures
STA 472
Sarah Tracy
professor

Research interests: organizations, work-life wellness, emotion and workplace bullying
STA 424 480-965-7709 T 1:30-2:00 pm; TH 1:30-3:00 pm
Instructors/lecturers Office Office Phone Office Hours
Elissa Arterburn
instructor
STA 415 480-965-5095 T, TH 1:30-3:30 pm
Suzanne Atkin
instructor
STA 220 480-965-5095 M 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; W 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Tristan Booth
instructor
STA 216 480-965-5095 T, TH 9:30-10:15 am and 5:00-5:45 pm
Anna Marie Campbell
instructor
STA 415 480-965-5095 T, TH 1:00-2:30 pm
Maria Cordischi
faculty associate
480-965-5095 appointment
Izak Dunn
instructor
STA 473 480-965-5095 T, TH 12:00-1:30 pm
Randall Duren
faculty associate
STA 218 480-965-5095 appointment
Kristin Dybvig-Pawelko
lecturer and internship director
STA 462 480-965-5141 T, TH 8:00-8:45 am, TH 10:15-10:45 am
Beth Hartman Ellis
Faculty Associate
STA 412 480-965-5095 appointment
Brandon Ferderer
instructor
STA 434 480-965-5095 T, W 4:30-5:30 pm; TH 1:30-2:30 pm
Diana Hutchinson
instructor
STA 214 480-965-5095 M, W 1:30-2:30 pm; TTH 3:00-4:00 pm
Janet Jacobsen
instructor
STA 211 480-965-5095 T, TH 2:00-2:30 pm; TH 4:30-5:30 pm
Jennifer Linde
senior lecturer and artistic director
STA 337 480-727-6763 T, TH 1:30-2:30 pm
Patrick McDonald
Instructor
STA 218 480-965-5095 T,TH 1:00-2:30 pm
Stacey Miner
instructor
STA 215 480-965-5095 M 10:00-11:30 am; W 4:30-6:00 pm
Raena Quinlivan
instructor
STA 434 480-965-9311 TH 9:00-10:15 am; appointment
Jennifer Robinson
instructor
STA 215 480-965-5095 T, TH 8:50-10:20 am
Chema Salinas
instructor
STA 218 480-965-5095 M, W 4:30-5:45 pm
Aaron Sanchez
instructor
STA 415 480-965-5095 T, TH 8:00-9:00 am and 12:30-1:30 pm
Jill Schiefelbein
instructor
480-965-5095 email; appointment
Carl Schuh
instructor
STA 209 480-965-5095 appointment
Adam Smith
instructor
STA 215 480-965-5095 M, W 11:30-12:30 pm; T,TH 2:00-2:45 pm
Catherine Stermetz
instructor
STA 214 480-965-5095 M, W, F 11:30 am-12:00 pm; 1:00-1:30 pm; 2:30-3:00 pm
Karen Stewart
instructor
480-965-5095
Mark Stoda
instructor
STA 209 480-965-5095 T, TH 12:00-1:00 pm; W 5:00-6:00 pm
Adam Symonds
lecturer and director of forensics
STA 476 480-965-5095 T 9:00-11:00am; appointment
Alison Trego
instructor
STA 212 480-965-5095 M, W 11:30-1:00 pm
Alexis Valianos
instructor
STA 220 480-965-5095 M, W 2:30-3:30 pm; T, TH 1:15-2:30 pm
Deborah Way
instructor
480-965-5095
Jade Williams
instructor
480-965-5095
Terrie Wong
instructor
STA 216 480-965-5095 T, TH 11:00 am-12:30 pm