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 in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Sungwon Chung

Sungwon Chung

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Assoc Director of School Journalism and Strategic Comm
AJ 397

765-285-4320

Mackenzie Wenger

Mackenzie Wenger

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Asst Director of School of Journalism and Strategic Comm
AJ 304B

765-285-8214


Journalism - News Writing and Reporting Concentration Faculty

Robin Blom

Robin Blom

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 285A

765-285-8737

Adam Kuban

Adam Kuban

Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 385

765-285-8276

Natalee Seely

Natalee Seely

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 389

765-285-3525


Journalism - Media Design and Development Faculty

Leo Caldwell

Leo Caldwell

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication

765-285-2288

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Senior Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Assistant Dean for Student Outreach and Engagement
AJ 300F

765-285-3502

Megan McNames

Megan McNames

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 391

765-285-6985

Jennifer Palilonis

Jennifer Palilonis

Distinguished Professor of Multi-Media Journalism
AJ 390D

765-285-8216


Journalism - Magazine Media Concentration Faculty

Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 381

765-285-6993


Journalism - Photographic Storytelling Concentration Faculty

Martin Smith-Rodden

Martin Smith-Rodden

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 354

765-285-8223

Gabriel Tait

Gabriel Tait

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 334

765-285-8222


Sports Writing and Multimedia Storytelling Concentration Faculty

Adam Kuban

Adam Kuban

Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 385

765-285-8276


Strategic Communication in Sports Concentration Faculty

Mackenzie Wenger

Mackenzie Wenger

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Asst Director of School of Journalism and Strategic Comm
AJ 304B

765-285-8214


Journalism Education Faculty

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Senior Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Assistant Dean for Student Outreach and Engagement
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 in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 300C

Curriculum Vitae

765-285-8278

Sungwon Chung

Sungwon Chung

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, Assoc Director of School Journalism and Strategic Comm
AJ 397

765-285-4320

Curtis Matthews

Curtis Matthews

Assistant Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 391

765-285-8210

Taulbee Jackson

Taulbee Jackson

Assistant Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 338

765-285-8134

YoungAh Lee

YoungAh Lee

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 330

765-285-9105

James Parham

James Parham

Director of Strategic Partnerships
AJ 336

765-285-8215

Grace Park

Grace Park

Assistant Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 342

765-285-8213

Weiwu Zhang

Weiwu Zhang

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Relations, Professor, School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
LB 102F

765-285-6100


Emerging Media Design and Development (EMDD) Faculty

Jennifer Palilonis

Jennifer Palilonis

Distinguished Professor of Multi-Media Journalism
AJ 390D

765-285-8216

Alex Lukens

Alex Lukens

Associate Lecturer in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 393

765-285-7417

Kevin Moloney

Kevin Moloney

Associate Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 390B

765-285-8692

Josh Fisher

Josh Fisher

Assistant Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 387

765-285-8901

Tong Li

Tong Li

Assistant Professor in School of Journalism and Strategic Communication
AJ 383

765-285-9104


Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Jessica Akers

Jessica Akers

Academic Advisor
AJ 300F

765-285-8221


School of Journalism and Strategic Communication Staff

Mary Ann Kratochvil

Mary Ann Kratochvil

PT Unified Media Business Coordinator
AJ 246

765-285-8134

Matt Lowe

Matt Lowe

Project Manager
AJ 300

765-285-3504

Betsy Meyer

Betsy Meyer

Unified Media Creative Director
AJ 244

765-285-1200

Audra Racster

Audra Racster

Administrative Coordinator
AJ 300D

765-285-8203

Lisa Kay Renze-Rhodes

Lisa Kay Renze-Rhodes

Director of Unified Media Lab
AJ 278E

765-285-8218

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