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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

Professor Gilchrist

Brian Gilchrist

Assistant Professor
B.A. West Virginia University; B.S. West Virginia University; M.A. West Virginia University; Teaching Certification Robert Morris University; Ph.D. Duquesne University

Areas of Interest: Communicology, Media Ecology, Philosophy of Communication, The Trivium
Courses: Public Speaking, Descriptive and Narrative Writing, Media and The Catholic Church


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

Professor Kennedy

Mary Catherine Kennedy

Assistant Professor
B.A. College of Charleston; M.A. Ohio University; Ph.D. Ohio University

Areas of Interest: Social Media, Popular Culture, Catholic Media and Social Perceptions of Catholicism, Media Criticism
Courses: Learning to Write/Writing to Learn, Media Writing, Writing for Catholic Media, Social Media

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


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

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