People

Faculty

Name Title Research Areas Office Email & Phone

Bartesaghi, Mariaelena

Associate Professor

Authority, Institutionalization, Communication Theory CIS 3037 mbartesaghi@usf.edu

Basu, Ambar

Associate Professor Director of Graduate Studies Health Communication, Culture, Postcolonial & Subaltern Studies CIS 3032

abasu@usf.edu 
813-974-6828

Bell, Elizabeth

Professor
Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  CPR 107  
Berry, Keith Associate Professor Relational Communication, Culture, Identity, Bullying, LGBTQ, Autoethnography, Reflexivity CIS 3046 

keithberry@usf.edu

Bochner, Arthur Distinguished Professor Emeritus Autoethnography, Narrative inquiry, Interpretive research, Close relationships CIS 3033 abochner@usf.edu
Buzzanell, Patrice

Department Chair
Professor

Organizational Communication, career, work-life policy, resilience, gender, and design CIS 3054

pmbuzzanell@usf.edu

Cissna, Kenneth Distinguished Professor Emeritus Applied Communication, Dialogue, Interpersonal Communication  

kcissna@usf.edu

Curry, Heather Adjunct   CIS 3011 hcurry@usf.edu 
Dean Kruzel, Marleah Assistant Professor Health communication, Interpersonal communication, and Applied communication CIS 3043

marleahdeank@usf.edu

Dubrofsky, Rachel E.

Associate Professor and Affiliated Associate Professor, Departments of Humanities & Cultural Studies and Women's & Gender Studies Critical/Cultural Studies, media

studies, gender, race, digital media, reality TV, surveillance

CIS 3040

rdubrofsky@usf.edu

Durham, Aisha

Associate Professor and Affiliated Associate Professor Departments of Humanities & Cultural Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, and Africana Studies Cultural Studies, Feminist Media Studies, Black feminist thought, Performance auto/ethnography CIS 3050 aishadurham@usf.edu
Edwards, Shirlan Adjunct   CIS 3011 sawilli7@mail.usf.edu
Eisenberg, Eric

Professor
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  CPR 107  
Ellis, Carolyn Distinguished  Professor Emerita Qualitative Methods, Emotions, Autoethnography, Holocaust Studies CIS 3033

cellis@usf.edu

Friedman, Laurel Instructor Critical Health Communication, Qualitative Methods,
Visual Culture
CIS 3038

laurelf@usf.edu

Hawley, Cody Visiting Instructor   CIS 3068 crhawley@usf.edu 
Huber, Aubrey

Assistant Professor
Director of Public Speaking
Pedagogy, performance, and intercultural communication CIS 3031

aubreyahuber@usf.edu 
813-974-6098

Ivancic, Sonia R. Assistant Professor Organizational Communication, Health Communication, discourses about the body, identity, and work. TBA TBA
James, Navita Cummings

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Media studies, Gender and

Culture, Narrative

CIS 3039

njames2@usf.edu

Jones, Hillary Visiting Instructor   CIS 3021 hjones1@usf.edu 
Jorgenson, Jane Professor Organizational Communication, Work-family Relationships, Gender and Work CIS 3045

jjorgens@usf.edu

Klein, Ellen Visiting Instructor   CIS 3021 e.w.klein@gmail.com
McRae, Chris Associate Professor Performance Studies, cultural studies, critical communication pedagogy CIS 3028 cjmcrae@usf.edu
Pal, Mahuya Associate Professor Organizational Communication, Globalization, postcolonial studies CIS 3036 mpal@usf.edu
Payne, A. David Associate Professor Rhetorical Theory and Criticism CIS 3047 dpayne@usf.edu
Pettegrew, Loyd Professor Health Communication, Organizational Communication, Marketing Communication CIS 3019

lpettegrew@usf.edu

Roscoe, Lori A. Professor Health Communication,
End of Life, Ethics, Aging
CIS 3030 lroscoe@usf.edu
Scacco, Joshua Assistant Professor  Political Communication, media content and effects, and quantitative research methods CIS 3041 jscacco@usf.edu
Steier, Frederick Associate Professor Design Thinking, Systems Thinking and Practice, The World Café CIS 3044

fsteier@usf.edu

Wilson, Steven Professor Interpersonal and Family Communication, Processes of influence and identity management in family, health, and workplace contexts CIS 3048

wilson52@usf.edu

Spinazola, Lisa Pia Zonni Visiting Instructor   CIS 3049

lspinazola@usf.edu