Loyola University Maryland

Department of Communication

Faculty & Staff

Department Chair 
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Dr. Sara Magee

Associate Professor and Chair

scmagee@loyola.edu

Teaching Areas: Broadcast and Backpack Journalism

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Dr. Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno

Associate Professor and Assistant Chair

tcrosasmoreno@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas:  Introduction to Public Relations, Writing for Public Relations, International Public Relations, Senior Capstone in Public Relations

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
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Dr. Elliot King

Professor

eking@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Media Culture and Society, Digital Culture, Emerging Media

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Dr. Neil Alperstein
Professor & Academic Director, MA in Emerging Media
nalperstein@loyola.edu

Teaching Areas: Global Communication, Social Network Analytics, and New Media Strategies

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Dr. Amy Becker

Associate Professor
abbecker@loyola.edu

Website: https://amybreebecker.com/

Twitter: @amybree

 

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Communication, Media, Culture and Society, Political Communication, Public Opinion and Political Entertainment

Research Areas: Public Opinion, Political Entertainment & Comedy, Elections & Political Engagement, and New Media

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Dr. Masudul Biswas

Associate Professor
mkbiswas@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Web I, Web II, Mobile Media, Digital Tools, Capstone in Web & Print and Emerging Media & Society

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Dr. Greg Hoplamazian

Associate Professor

gjhoplamazian@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Advertising, Advertising and Society, Ad Copywriting

Research Areas: Advertising & Consumer Identity, Crisis Communication on Social Media, and Native Advertising

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Dr. Jonathan Lillie

Associate Professor and Assistant Chair

jlillie@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Journalism, Interactive Media, Online Journalism, Web Design

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Dr. Paola Pascual-Ferrá

Assistant Professor
ppascualferra@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Fundamentals of Advertising & Public Relations, Communication Research Methods, Health Communication and User Experience

   

Dr. Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead

Associate Professor
kewhitehead@loyola.edu

Website: http://kayewisewhitehead.com/
Academic Page: http://loyola.academia.edu/KayeWiseWhitehead
Twitter: @kayewhitehead

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Communication, Story Development and Scripting, Documentary Tradition, Documentary Production, Baltimore Stories Project

Full-Time Affiliate Faculty
   

David Belz

Lecturer in Advertising and Public Relations

dbelz@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Communication, Fundamentals of Advertising and Public Relations, Writing for Advertising and Public Relations

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Gerard Blair

Lecturer in Advertising

grblair@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Advertising, Senior Capstone in Advertising, Ad Copywriting

   

Jenny Glick

Lecturer in Journalism

jlglick@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Reporting & Writing, Media Storytelling, Broadcast News, Public Speaking

   

Veronica Gunnerson

Lecturer in Public Relations
vgunnerson@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Intro to Public Relations, Writing for Public Relations, Case Studies in Public Relations, Senior Capstone in Public Relations

  April Newton

Lecturer in Journalism

aanewton@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Mass Media Ethics, Multimedia Storytelling, Writing for Mass Media

 

Nguyen Nguyen

Lecturer in Digital Media

ngknguyen@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas:

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Julie Sayo

Lecturer in Digital Media

jdsayo@loyola.edu

 

Teaching Areas: Graphics I and II, Web I and II

Part-Time Affiliate Faculty

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Noelle Dichiera
ndichiera@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Graphics

  Walter Dobrzycki
wfdobrzycki@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Introduction to Communication, Popular Culture
  Nora Frenkiel
nfrenkiel@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Introduction to Journalism, The Magazine Article, Senior Capstone in Magazine Publishing 
  Elli Lieberman
elieberman@loyola.edu
Teaching Area:  Media and the Political Process 
  Bridget McGeady
bsmcgeady@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Video 
  John McIntyre
jmcintyre@loyola.edu 
Teaching Area: Copy Editing 
  Rebecca Murphy
rcmurphy@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Fundamentals of Advertising & Public Relations
  Trevor Setvin
tjsetvin@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Case Studies, Public Relations and Public Speaking 
  Dr. Timothy Tooten, Sr.
ttooten@loyola.edu
Teaching Area: Broadcast Journalism 
  Mitchell Tropin
mjtropin@loyola.edu
Teaching Area: Introduction to Communication, News Writing and Reporting 
  Reagan Warfield
rwarfield@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Introduction to Radio, Advanced Radio Production, Podcasting 
  Joseph Winter
jwinter@loyola.edu
Teaching Areas: Introduction to Public Relations and Writing for Public Relations

Professor Emeriti
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Dr. Russell J. Cook
rjcook@loyola.edu

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Dr. Andrew Ciofalo
aciofalo@loyola.edu

Staff
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Erin Richardson, M.A.
Director of Program Operations, Emerging Media Graduate Program
erichardson@loyola.edu

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Shelby Ehret

Program Assistant
slehret@loyola.edu

Apprentice House Director
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Dr. Kevin Atticks
katticks@loyola.edu

Teaching Areas: Introduction to Communication, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Magazine and Book Publishing


Campus Media Managers
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Mr. John Devecka
WLOY-Radio, Bellarmine Hall
410-617-5349
jdevecka@loyola.edu

Advising Area: WLOY-Radio Operations Manager

H. Jay Dunmore
College Center M012B
410-617-5119
hjdunmore@loyola.edu

Teaching Areas: Video I, Video Animation

Advising Area:GreyComm Studios