Faculty and Staff Directory


Journalism Department Leadership

Johnny Sparks

Johnny Sparks

Department Chair of the Department of Journalism and Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Dan Waechter

Dan Waechter

Assistant Dean of CCIM Curriculum, Associate Chairperson, and Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300E

765-285-8221


Journalism - News Concentration Faculty

Mary Spillman

Mary Spillman

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 399

765-285-1072

Robin Blom

Robin Blom

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 285A

765-285-8737

Adam Kuban

Adam Kuban

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 385

765-285-8276

Juli Metzger

Juli Metzger

Associate Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300

765-285-6985

Natalee Seely

Natalee Seely

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 300

765-285-3525

Dan Waechter

Dan Waechter

Assistant Dean of CCIM Curriculum, Associate Chairperson, and Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300E

765-285-8221


Journalism - Graphics Concentration Faculty

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 304

765-285-3502

Kimberly Lauffer

Kimberly Lauffer

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 354

765-285-2288


Journalism - Magazine Media Concentration Faculty

Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 285 D

765-285-6993


Journalism - Photojournalism Concentration Faculty

Martin Smith-Rodden

Martin Smith-Rodden

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 395

765-285-8223

Gabriel Tait

Gabriel Tait

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 334

765-285-8222


Journalism Education Faculty

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 304

765-285-3502


Advertising Faculty

Johnny Sparks

Johnny Sparks

Department Chair of the Department of Journalism and Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Curtis Matthews

Curtis Matthews

Assistant Professor of Journalism (Advertising)
AJ 391

765-285-8210

Sungwon Chung

Sungwon Chung

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 397

765-285-4320

Michelle O

Michelle O'Malley

Associate Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 336

765-285-8215


Public Relations Faculty

Nicole Hendricks

Nicole Hendricks

Assistant Teaching Professor of Journalism
AJ 387

765-285-8901

YoungAh Lee

YoungAh Lee

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 330

765-285-9105

Becky McDonald

Becky McDonald

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 338

765-285-8209

Grace Park

Grace Park

Assistant Professor of Journalism - Public Relations
AJ 342

765-285-8213


Emerging Media Design and Development (EMDD) Faculty

Jennifer Palilonis

Jennifer Palilonis

George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Multi-Media Journalism
AJ 390D

765-285-8216

Tim Huang

Tim Huang

Assistant Professor of the Center for Emerging Media Design and Development
AJ 383

765-285-9104

Alex Lukens

Alex Lukens

Lecturer of Emerging Media Design and Development
AJ 393

765-285-7417

Kevin Moloney

Kevin Moloney

Assistant Professor of Emerging Design and Development
AJ 390B

765-285-8692


Staff

Hailey Beard

Hailey Beard

Academic Advisor for Journalism
AJ 304B

765-285-8214

Melodie Griffin

Melodie Griffin

Project Manager
AJ 390

765-285-8229

Mary Ann Kratochvil

Mary Ann Kratochvil

PT Unified Media Business Coordinator
AJ 246

765-285-8134

Betsy Meyer

Betsy Meyer

Unified Media Creative Director
AJ 244

765-285-1200

Meredith Owens

Meredith Owens

Secretary
AJ 300

765-285-3503

Lisa Renze-Rhodes

Lisa Renze-Rhodes

Manager of Unified Media
AJ 278E

765-285-8218

Arlene Shirk

Arlene Shirk

Administrative Coordinator
AJ 300D

765-285-8203


Retired Faculty

Robert Gustafson

Robert Gustafson

Associate Professor Emeritus

Michael Hanley

Michael Hanley

Associate Professor Emeritus

Kenneth Heinen

Kenneth Heinen

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Bob Heintzelman

Bob Heintzelman

Assistant Professor Emeritus

David Knott

David Knott

Associate Professor Emeritus

Tendayi Kumbula

Tendayi Kumbula

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Pam Leidig-Farmer

Pam Leidig-Farmer

Retired Instructor

Alfredo Marin-Carle

Alfredo Marin-Carle

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Mark Masse

Mark Masse

Professor of Journalism Emeritus

Pat Mills

Pat Mills

Retired Instructor

Mark Popovich

Mark Popovich

Professor Emeritus

Dick Shoemaker

Dick Shoemaker

Retired Instructor

David E. Sumner

David E. Sumner

Professor Emeritus

Sheryl Swingley

Sheryl Swingley

Instructor Emeritus

Thomas Price

Thomas Price

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Marilyn Weaver

Marilyn Weaver

Professor Emerita