Noah Arceneaux, Ph.D. University of Georgia; the relationship between technology and culture, social history of electronic communication
Diane L. Borden, Ph.D., Director of School of Journalism & Media Studies. University of Washington; mass communication law, gender, journalism
Joel J. Davis, Ph.D. University of Chicago; advertising strategies, research and new media
David M. Dozier, Ph.D. Stanford University; public relations management, research and evaluation, mass communication and society
William F. Eadie, Ph.D. Purdue University; persuasion, communication history
John M. Eger, J.D., The Lionel Van Deerlin Endowed Professor of Communications and Public Policy. John Marshall Law School; telecommunications law, policy and regulation
Barbara Mueller, Ph.D. University of Washington; international advertising, advertising and children, advertising and society
Rebecca Coates Nee, Ed.D. Pepperdine University; digital and social media, journalism, non-profit journalism
Amy Schmitz Weiss, Ph.D. University of Texas; online journalism, media sociology, news production, international communication
Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D., APR. University of Maryland; international public relations, cultural identity, activism, gender, health communication
Hongmei Shen, Ph.D. University of Maryland; media relations, marketing and journalism
K. Tim Wulfemeyer, Ed.D. UCLA; journalism and news production, ethics in journalism
Mei Zhong, Ph.D. Kent State University; intercultural communication
Lee Brown, Ph.D., Emeritus (1978-1994). Professor of Journalism
James K. Buckalew, Ph.D., Emeritus (1967-1999). Professor of Journalism
Barbara W. Hartung, Ph.D., Emeritus (1976-2001). Executive Assistant to the President and Professor of Journalism
Eric M. Odendahl, Ph.D., Emeritus (1964-1992). Professor of Journalism
Joseph E. Spevak, Ph.D., Emeritus (1969-2006). University of Iowa; journalism
Valerie E. Barker, Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara; intergroup communication, social media
Lora Cicalo, M.A. San Diego State University.
Martin Kruming, J.D. Western State University College of Law.
Lorie Hearn, M.A. Northwestern University.
Alane S. Lockwood, M.A. San Diego State University.
James F. McBride, M.A. San Diego State University.
Lena Nozizwe, B.A. San Diego State University.
Nicole Vargas, B.A. University of California, San Diego.
On this page: Mei Zhong is associate professor in the School of Journalism & Media Studies. Her primary research is in intercultural and cross-cultural communication and culture in the media, with a focus on the Chinese culture and communication phenomena. She also studies communication of the only-child generation in the People’s Republic of China, conflict resolution in the only-child family, and media style differences in China and Taiwan. Photo by Sam Hodgson.