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Communications/Media/Journalism

Vincent Benigni
Associate Professor, Communication
843.953.7019

  • Public relations and PR campaigns
  • Sports communication
  • Public relations education/service learning

Jeri Cabot
Dean of Students, Student Affairs
843.953.5522

  • Media, government, and politics
  • Media and South Carolina politics

Lynn Cherry
Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Communication
843.953.5674

  • Political rhetoric and discourse
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Listening
  • Argumentation and debate

Julie Davis
Assistant Professor, Communication
843.953.8289

  • Organizational communication
  • Organizational culture
  • Rhetoric of the women’s suffrage movement
  • Lyndon Johnson’s rhetoric

Doug Ferguson
Professor, Communication
843.953.7854

  • Mass media effects
  • Mass media research
  • Television and movie violence
  • New communication technologies
  • Network and cable television

Patrick Harwood
Adjunct Professor, Communication
843.953.7017

  • TV and radio news

Kathleen Hladky
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
843.953.9311

  • Media and religion
  • Televangangelists
  • Trinity Broadcasting Network

Celeste Lacroix
Associate Professor, Communication
843.953.5654

  • Media criticism
  • Race, class, gender, and sexuality in the media
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Images of Native Americans in media

Deborah McGee

Associate Professor, Communication
843.953.5635

  • Physician-patient communication
  • Public speaking
  • Interpersonal conflict management
  • Communication Skills
  • Asperger's Syndrome

David Moscowitz
Assistant Professor, Communication
843.425.8601

  • Popular culture
  • Rhetoric
  • Film criticism
  • Postmodern identity and memory politics
  • (Post)assimilation
  • Whiteness
  • Gender and the body
  • Contemporary Jewish identity and representation

Gregory Schmitt
Assistant Professor, Communication
843.953.5787

  • Photography
  • News photography/photojournalism

Beth Sundstrom
Assistant Professor, Communication
843.953.7599

  • Social marketing
  • Strategic communication/public relations
  • Health communication

Robert Westerfelhaus
Associate Professor, Communication
843.953.6533

  • Film
  • Television
  • Popular Culture
  • Human sexuality
  • Masculinity