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Department of Communication Staff


Gayle Allison, M.A.

Gayle Allison, M.A.
- Instructor II

Vicki S. Bagwell, M.A.

Vicki S. Bagwell, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Ellen Bonaguro, Ph.D.

Ellen Bonaguro, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Emeritus

Kelley Coppinger, B.F.A.

Kelley Coppinger, B.F.A.
- Professional-in-Residence

Bruce Crawley, M.A.

Bruce Crawley, M.A.
- Instructor II / Communication Programs Advising Coordinator

Charlotte Elder, M.A.

Charlotte Elder, M.A.
- Instructor II / Faculty Advisor of Communication Ambassadors

Cecile Garmon

Cecile Garmon
- Knicely Professor of Leadership; Director, Center for Leadership Excellence; Gordon Ford College of Business; Professor - Department of Communication

Tony Harkins

Tony Harkins
- Associate Professor

Clint Haynes

Clint Haynes
- Associate Professor, Advertising Program Advising Coordinator

Joseph Hoffswell

Joseph Hoffswell
- Assistant Professor

Gary Hughes, Ph. D.

Gary Hughes, Ph. D.
- Basic Course Director, Department Classroom Technology Coordinator, Instructor II

Kumi Ishii, Ph.D.

Kumi Ishii, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor

Angela Jerome, Ph.D.

Angela Jerome, Ph.D.
- Professor, Undergraduate Academic Program Coordinator

Carl Kell, Ph.D.

Carl Kell, Ph.D.
- Professor Emeritus

Jieyoung Kong, Ph.D.

Jieyoung Kong, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor

Jessica McClanahan, M.A.

Jessica McClanahan, M.A.
- Instructor II

Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.

Jennifer Mize Smith, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor

  • Email: jennifer.mize.smith@wku.edu
  • Office: FAC 102
  • Phone Number: (270)745-5147
  • Curriculum Vitae: https://www.wku.edu/communication/documents/vita_docs/jms_vitae___2-21-18.pdf
Holly Payne, Ph.D.

Holly Payne, Ph.D.
- Professor

Kenneth D. Payne, M.A.

Kenneth D. Payne, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Sally Ray, Ph.D.

Sally Ray, Ph.D.
- Regional Chancellor, WKU Glasgow; Associate Professor, Communication

Donna Schiess, Ed.D.

Donna Schiess, Ed.D.
- Instructor II

Cliff Shaluta, M.A.

Cliff Shaluta, M.A.
- Professor of Advertising

Mark Simpson, M.A.

Mark Simpson, M.A.
- Associate Professor

Helen Sterk, Ph.D.

Helen Sterk, Ph.D.
- Department Head and Professor

Heather Strode

Heather Strode
- Associate Professor

Cyndia Tarrence

Cyndia Tarrence
- Office Associate

Blair Thompson, Ph.D.

Blair Thompson, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Graduate Academic Program Coordinator

Kara Williams Glenn

Kara Williams Glenn
- Agency Manager, Imagewest

Larry Winn, Ph.D.

Larry Winn, Ph.D.
- Professor Emeritus

Patricia Witcher, M.A.

Patricia Witcher, M.A.
- Instructor II, Public Relations Program Advising Coordinator


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