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Communication Faculty

Ralph Frasca

Ralph Frasca

Chair— Professor
B.A. Utica College of Syracuse University
M.A. Indiana University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Areas of Interest: Mass Media Law, Mass Media History, Benjamin Franklin's Printing Career, Catholic Press History
Courses: Communication Law, Communication History, Media Writing



Carl Glover

University Professor
B.Mus. Baylor University; M. Div. Harvard University; Ph.D. University of Louisville

Courses: Public Speaking, Art of Persuasion, Public Relations, Argument


Pratibha Kumar

Pratibha Kumar

Assistant Professor
B.A. Delhi University; M.A. Annamalai University; M.A. Ph.D. University of North Dakota

Areas of Interest: Journalism and Mass Media, Intercultural Communication, Gender Communication, Development Communication, Postcolonialism
Courses: News Reporting, Media and Society, Interpersonal Communication


Carmen Schmersahl

Carmen Schmersahl

Professor Emeritus



Byron Stay

Professor Emeritus
B.A. Seattle Pacific College; M.A. Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Areas of Interest: Descriptive and Narrative Writing; Public Speaking, Argument
Courses: Senior Seminar

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