Faculty/Staff

Communication and Media Studies Faculty/Staff

Paul van der Veur

Paul van der Veur Van Hoesen Hall, Room 114
607-753-4399 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Department Chair
  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Additional Info:

  • Education: PhD: Ohio University, International Media Studies MFA: Ohio University, 3D Design
  • Research Interests: Communication and Social Change; Representations of Africa
  • Background: Dr. van der Veur has more than 25 years of teaching experience and currently serves as chair of the communication and media studies department. He also coordinates the interdisciplinary program in cinema studies and is an active member of the Africana studies department. As a former Peace Corp Volunteer, Dr. van der Veur has been involved in many facets of international programing. His work lends itself to the creation of pro-social media, focusing on such issues as inclusive education, living with HIV, and environmental reclamation and sustainability.
  • Teaching Area: Media Production

Samuel Avery

Samuel Avery Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-125F
607-753-4099 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Director; Blackbird Film Festival
  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Maryalice Griffin

Maryalice Griffin Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-117
607-753-4201 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Administrative Assistant 1

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Moyi Jia

Moyi  Jia Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-125D
607-753-4572 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Additional Info:

  • Teaching Areas: COM 100 Human Communication; COM 302 Intercultural Communication, COM 320 Organizational Communication
  • Research Interests: Mental health and social support, emotions in the organization and classroom
  • Education: Ph.D Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Ohio University

Caroline Kaltefleiter

Caroline Kaltefleiter Van Hoesen Hall, Room 125-H
607-753-4203 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Additional Info:

  • Education : Ph.D. Ohio University, Journalism and Mass Communication

Christina M. Knopf

Christina M. Knopf Van Hoesen Hall, Room 125-G
607-753-2530 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Additional Info:

  • Ph.D.: University at Albany-SUNY, cultural sociology and political communication
  • M.A. : University at Albany-SUNY, political communication
  • B.A. : SUNY New Paltz, public relations and journalism
  • Teaching Areas : Public speaking (COM210)
  • Research Interests: Politics and pop culture, comics studies, military communication, banal militarism
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Kathleen Lawrence

Kathleen Lawrence Van Hoesen Hall, Room 125i
607-753-4113 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Christopher Ortega

Christopher Ortega Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-125B
607-753-5512 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Africana Studies Department
  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Syed H. Pasha

Syed H. Pasha Van Hoesen Hall, Room 125G
607-753-5790 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department

Sung Woo Yoo

Sung Woo Yoo Van Hoesen Hall, Room B125E
607-753-5425 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Communication and Media Studies Department