Communication Studies

Our Faculty

    • NAME

      Valerie Renegar

    • TITLE

      Professor of Communication Studies and Chair

    • Specialty

      Rhetorical theory and criticism, feminist movements, third wave feminism, environmental rhetoric, Kenneth Burke.

    • NAME

      Lamiyah Bahrainwala

    • TITLE

      Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

    • Specialty

      Whiteness; anti-Muslim sentiment; precarity; feminist surveillance approaches

    • NAME

      Bob Bednar

    • TITLE

      Professor of Communication Studies

    • Specialty

      Visual Culture, Visual Communication, Cultural Studies of Mass Media & Everyday Life, Public Memory, Trauma Studies, Automobility, Affect Theory, Material Culture, Tourism, Landscape & Built Environment, Design & Culture, Film Theory/Practice, Environmental Studies, American Studies, Contemporary U.S. Cultural History

    • NAME

      Raquel Moreira

    • TITLE

      Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

    • Specialty

      Feminist and queer of color critique; performance studies; normative and marginalized femininities in media

    • NAME

      Rico Self

    • TITLE

      Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

    • Specialty

      Rhetorical theory and criticism, performance studies, feminist and queer of color critique, Southern studies; intercultural communication; critical media studies

    • NAME

      Katie Hodgdon

    • TITLE

      Part-Time Assistant Professor of Communication Studies