Communication Research Center (CRC)

Research Fellows

T. Barton Carter T. Barton Carter, J.D., Chair of Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations and Professor of Communication
Research areas: First amendment, communication law, new communication technologies
Anne DanehyAnne Danehy, M.A., Visiting Professor of Communication
Research areas: political persuasion, health care behavior and motivation, public health prevention messaging research.
downesEdward Downes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Relations
Research areas: Congressional and political communication, nonprofit PR, social effects of media
Michael ElasmarMichael Elasmar, Ph.D., Director of CRC and Associate Professor of Communication
Research areas: Belief systems, media impact, intergroup perceptions, international communication, intercultural communication, public diplomacy
JacobG2Jacob Groshek , Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication
Research areas: Democratic utility of communication technologies, impact of online and mobile media on political change
Roy GrundmannRoy Grundmann, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Film Studies
Research areas: Film and media in modernist and postmodernist contexts, history of narrative cinema, art cinema, avant-garde film and experimental media
Deborah L. JaramilloDeborah Jaramillo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Film and Television
Research areas: Television studies, television history, political economy of communication, media industries, television news
katz_tnJames E. Katz, Ph.D., Feld Professor of Emerging Media and Director of Division of Emerging Media Studies
Research areas: Uses and social consequences of emerging communication technologies
Cheryl Ann LambertCheryl Ann Lambert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Research areas: Public relations framing, health public relations, health messages, health information seeking
Hyun LeeHyun-Yeul Lee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication
Research areas: Design research, storied objects, interactive cinema, storied visualizations
William McKeenWilliam McKeen, Ph.D., Chair of Department of Journalism and Professor of Journalism
Research areas: Journalism, literary journalism
Patrice OppligerPatrice Oppliger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication
Research areas: Persuasion theories, media effects, influence of the media and popular culture on adolescents
James ShanahanJames Shanahan, Ph.D., Associate Dean of College of Communication and Professor of Communication and Acting Director of CRC
Research areas: Cultivation and cultural indicators, media effects, environmental and science communication
Dustin SupaDustin Supa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Research areas: Public relations history, media relations, contemporary critical theory
Mina TsayMina Tsay-Vogel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication
Research areas: Media effects, enjoyment and appreciation of entertainment media, social media use and influence
Tammy VigilTammy Vigil, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication
Research areas: Political communication, rhetoric, popular culture, political debates and media effects
faculty_wrightDonald Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Public Relations
Research areas: Communication ethics, employee communication and social media
Denis WuH. Denis Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication
Research areas: Political communication, media effects, international communication

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