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Department Chair
J. Wayne Rinks, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3083
Phone:  812/464-1950
Email: WRinks

Wayne Rinks, Chair of the Department of Communications

Mailing Address:
University of Southern Indiana
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Communications
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47712

Fax:  812/465-7152

Communications Faculty

Administrative Assistant for the Department:
Kathy L. Stroyeck
Office:  LA 3086
Phone:  812/461-5220
Email:  kaoeth

Master of Arts in Communication Program Interim Director
Karen Bonnell, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3091
Phone: 812/464-1968
Email:  kbonnell

Karen Bonnell

Advertising/Public Relations Coordinator
Robert West, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3084
Phone:  812/461-5209
Email:  RWest
Dr. Robert West, Advertising/Public Relations Coordinator

Communication Studies Coordinator
Leigh Anne Howard, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3088
Phone:  812/464-1741
Email: lahoward
Image is of Dr. Leigh Anne Howard

Journalism Coordinator
Chad Tew, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3085
Phone:  812/465-1244
Email:  CRTew
Chad Tew

Radio and Television Coordinator
David Black, Ph.D.
Office:  LA 3090
Phone:  812/465-1048
Email:  DBlack
Dr. David Black, Radio & TV Coordinator
Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies Director
Gael Cooper, Ph.D.
Office:  LA3089
Phone:  812/465-7136
Email:  GCooper
Dr. Gael Cooper, Director of the Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies

Freshman Speech Coordinator
Robert W. Jeffers, M.A.
Office:  LA 3087
Phone:  812/465-7138
Email:  RJeffers
Robert Jeffers, Coordinator of Freshman Speech