Faculty and Staff Directory


School of Journalism and Strategic Communication - Leadership

Johnny Sparks

Johnny Sparks

Director of School of Journalism and Strategic Communication and Professor of Journalism
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Assistant Dean for Student Outreach and Engagement and Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300F

765-285-3502

Dan Waechter

Dan Waechter

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

765-285-8221


Journalism - News Writing and Reporting Concentration Faculty

Robin Blom

Robin Blom

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 285A

765-285-8737

Brooke Kemp

Brooke Kemp

Assistant Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 336

765-285-8215

Adam Kuban

Adam Kuban

Professor of Journalism
AJ 385

765-285-8276

Natalee Seely

Natalee Seely

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 389

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 - Media Design and Development Faculty

Leo Caldwell

Leo Caldwell

Assistant Lecturer of Media Design
AJ 395

765-285-2288

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Assistant Dean for Student Outreach and Engagement and Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300F

765-285-3502

Megan McNames

Megan McNames

Assistant Lecturer of Media Design
AJ 391

765-285-6985

Jennifer Palilonis

Jennifer Palilonis

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

765-285-8216


Journalism - Magazine Media Concentration Faculty

Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 381

765-285-6993


Journalism - Photographic Storytelling Concentration Faculty

Martin Smith-Rodden

Martin Smith-Rodden

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 354

765-285-8223

Gabriel Tait

Gabriel Tait

Associate Professor of Journalism and Distinguished Faculty Fellow for the Office of Inclusive Excellence
AJ 334

765-285-8222


Journalism Education Faculty

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Assistant Dean for Student Outreach and Engagement and Senior Lecturer of Journalism
AJ 300F

765-285-3502


Strategic Communication - Advertising and Public Relations Faculty

Johnny Sparks

Johnny Sparks

Director of School of Journalism and Strategic Communication and Professor of Journalism
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Sungwon Chung

Sungwon Chung

Assistant Professor of Journalism
AJ 397

765-285-4320

Curtis Matthews

Curtis Matthews

Assistant Professor of Journalism (Advertising)
AJ 391

765-285-8210

YoungAh Lee

YoungAh Lee

Associate Professor of Journalism
AJ 330

765-285-9105

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

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

Josh Fisher

Josh Fisher

Assistant Professor of Emerging Media, Design, and Development
AJ 387

765-285-8901

Tong Li

Tong Li

Assistant Professor of Emerging Media, Design, and Development
AJ 383

765-285-9104


Staff

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

Arlene Shirk

Arlene Shirk

Administrative Coordinator
AJ 300D

765-285-8203

Bethany Sloniker

Bethany Sloniker

Secretary
AJ 300

765-285-3503


Retired Faculty

Robert Gustafson

Robert Gustafson

Associate Professor Emeritus

Michael Hanley

Michael Hanley

Associate 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-Farmen

Pam Leidig-Farmen

Retired Instructor

Alfredo Marin-Carle

Alfredo Marin-Carle

Associate Professor Emeritus

Mark Masse

Mark Masse

Professor of Journalism Emeritus

Becky McDonald

Becky McDonald

Assistant Professor Emerita

Juli Metzger

Juli Metzger

Associate Lecturer Honorata

Beverley Pitts

Beverley Pitts

Provost and Vice President Emerita for Academic Affairs

Mark Popovich

Mark Popovich

Professor Emeritus

Dick Shoemaker

Dick Shoemaker

Retired Instructor

Mary Spillman

Mary Spillman

Associate Professor Emerita

David E. Sumner

David E. Sumner

Professor Emeritus

Sheryl Swingley

Sheryl Swingley

Instructor Honorata

Thomas Price

Thomas Price

Assistant Professor Emeritus

Marilyn Weaver

Marilyn Weaver

Professor Emerita