About COM

Faculty

COM’s faculty are often sought for comment by the news media and for their expertise by industry conference organizers.

Film & Television

Paul Schneider
Chair, Department of Film & Television
John Bernstein
Associate Professor, Film
Ray Carney
Professor, Film and American Studies
Christophor Cavalieri
Assistant Professor, Television
Debbie Danielpour
Assistant Professor, Film
Mary Jane Doherty
Associate Professor, Film
Jan Egleson
Associate Professor of the Practice, Film & Television
Roy Grundmann
Director, Film Studies Program
Associate Professor, Film Studies
Deborah Jaramillo
Assistant Professor, Film & Television
Samuel H. Kauffmann
Professor, Film
John Robert Kelly
Associate Professor, Film
William Linsman
Director, LA Internship Program
Visiting Associate Professor, Film & Television
Michael Loman
Professor, Television
Charles Merzbacher
Director, Film Production Programs
Associate Professor, Film
Cathy Perron
Director, Master’s in Media Ventures Program
Associate Professor, Film & Television
Geoffrey Poister
Associate Professor, Television
Scott Thompson
Director, Screenwriting Program
Assistant Professor, Film & Television
Garland Waller
Assistant Professor, Television

Journalism

William McKeen
Chair, Department of Journalism
Professor, Journalism
Fred Bayles
Director, State House Program
Associate Professor, Journalism
Joe Bergantino
Director, New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Clinical Professor, Journalism
Christopher B. Daly
Associate Professor, Journalism
Anne Donohue
Associate Professor, Journalism
Thomas Fiedler
Dean, College of Communication
Professor of the Practice, Journalism
Michelle Johnson
Associate Professor of the Practice, Journalism
Jonathan M. Klarfeld
Director, Journalism Program
Associate Professor, Journalism
Richard Lehr
Professor, Journalism
Robert Manoff
Professor, Journalism
Elizabeth Mehren
Professor, Journalism
Nick B. Mills
Associate Professor,  Journalism
Maggie Mulvihill
Associate Director, New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Clinical Professor, Journalism
Safoura Rafeizadeh
Associate Professor, Journalism
Caryl Rivers
Professor, Journalism
R.D. Sahl
Associate Professor of the Practice, Journalism
Ellen Ruppel Shell
Co-Director, Center for Science & Medical Journalism
Professor, Journalism
Frank Shorr
Senior Lecturer, Journalism
Peter Smith
Senior Lecturer, Photojournalism
Peter Southwick
Associate Professor, Photojournalism
Douglas Starr
Co-director, Center for Science & Medical Journalism
Professor,  Journalism
Lou Ureneck
Professor, Journalism
Susan Walker
Associate Professor, Journalism
Robert Zelnick
Professor, Journalism
Mitchell Zuckoff
Professor, Journalism

Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations

T. Barton Carter, Chair
Chair, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
Judith Austin
Associate Professor, Communication
Tobe Berkovitz
Associate Professor, Advertising
Edward Boches
Professor of the Practice, Advertising
Christopher Cakebread
Master Lecturer
John Carroll
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
Carolyn E. Clark
Associate Professor, Advertising
Dorothy S. Clark
Master Lecturer
Anne Danehy
Visiting Professor of Communication
Edward J. Downes
Associate Professor, Public Relations
Michael G. Elasmar
Director, Communication Research Center
Associate Professor, Communication
Jacob Groshek
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
James E. Katz
Feld Professor of Emerging Media;
Director, Division of Emerging Media Studies
Cheryl Ann Lambert
Assistant Professor, Communication
Hyun-Yeul Lee
Assistant Professor, Communication
Patrice Oppliger
Assistant Professor, Communication
Stephen Quigley
Associate Professor, Public Relations
James Shanahan
Associate Dean
Professor, Communication
Amy Shanler
Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Relations
Dustin W. Supa
Assistant Professor, Public Relations
Mina Tsay-Vogel
Assistant Professor, Communication
John Verret
Associate Professor, Advertising
Tammy Vigil
Assistant Professor, Communication
Joyce Walsh
Associate Professor of the Practice, Digital Design
Donald Wright
Professor, Public Relations
H. Denis Wu
Associate Professor, Communication

Emerging Media Studies

Jacob Groshek
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
James E. Katz
Feld Professor of Emerging Media;
Director, Division of Emerging Media Studies

COM Writing Program

John Hall
Assistant Director, COM Writing Center
Senior Lecturer, COM Writing Program
Lecturer, Film
Kathryn Burak
Senior Lecturer, COM Writing Program
Ellen Davis
Senior Lecturer, COM Writing Program
Peter Rand
Senior Lecturer, COM Writing Program