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Communication & Journalism Department

COJO Faculty and Staff

Dr. Cindy Price Schultz

Associate Professor | Department Chair of Communication & Journalism
Ross Hall 426
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Media, Media Management, Journalism, Sports, Quantitative Methods, Mixed Methods

Dr. Chia-Fang "Sandy" Hsu

Professor | Assistant Department Chair of Communication & Journalism | Director of Graduate Studies
Ross Hall 437
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Communication Apprehension, Intergroup Communication, Cross Cultural Communication, Quantitative Methods, and Communication Conflicts

Dr. Kristen Landreville

Associate Professor
Ross Hall 435
(307) 314-9090 |
Research Interests: Media, News, Political Communication, Entertainment, Emerging Technologies, Journalism, Social Media, Science Communication, Quantitative Research Methods

Dr. Tracey Owens Patton

Ross Hall 438
(307) 766-3857 |
Research Interests: Rhetoric, Race, Media, Gender, Social Justice, Qualitative Methods, Political Communication, Cross Cultural Communication, Visual Communication

Dr. Li Li

Associate Professor
UW/Casper College Center LH 152C
(307) 268-2930 |
Research Interests: Communication Education, Cross Cultural Communication, Instructional Communication, Quantitative Methods, Qualitative Methods, Content Analysis

Dr. Kaatie Cooper

Dr. Kaatie Cooper

Assistant Professor
Ross Hall 431 and Ross Hall 1a (Equipment Checkout)
Research Interests: Science Communication, Risk Communication, Digital Video Production, Documentaries, Narratives, Visual Communication

Beau Bingham

Senior Academic Professional Lecturer | Director of the Oral Communication Center
Ross Hall 442 and 443
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Public Speaking, Non-Verbal Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Computer-Mediated Communication

Justin Stewart

Senior Academic Professional Lecturer
Ross Hall 434
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Public Speaking, Family Communication, Human Communication Theory

Mitzi Stewart

Mitzi Stewart

Assistant Academic Professional Lecturer
Ross Hall 439
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Journalism, Media Writing, Business and Professional Communication, Feature Writing, Theory of Language and Society

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Matt Liu

Assistant Academic Professional Lecturer
Ross Hall 443
Research Interests: Debate, Argumentation, Public Speaking, Political Communication, Rhetoric

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Assistant Academic Professional Lecturer
Ross Hall 435

Dr. Michael Brown

Emeritus Professor
Research Interests: Media, Journalism, Radio, History of Journalism, International Media, Popular Culture, Digital Audio

Dr. Kenneth Smith

Emeritus Professor
Ross Hall 433
(307) 766-3122 |
Research Interests: Media, Photography/Photojournalism, Visual Communication, Journalism, Media Management

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Dept. #3904

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

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