Department Leadership

Nathan Stormer

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Department Chair and Professor
Graduate Coordinator

430 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.1938
Email: nathan@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests

Rhetorical Theory, including Medical Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Argument and Persuasion, and Historiography of Rhetoric.


Department Faculty and Academic & Administrative Staff

photo of paul grosswilerPaul Grosswiler
Professor

443 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.1287
E-mail: paul_grosswiler@umit.maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests

Media Ecology, International Mass Communication, Media Ethics, and Mass Communication History.

 


Photo of Lily HerakovaLiliana L. Herakova, Ph.D.
Lecturer

436 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.1937
E-Mail: liliana.herakova@maine.edu

 
Research & Teaching Interests
Health communication, communication pedagogy, narrative and performance-oriented approaches to studying the negotiation of identities and relationships through/in communication.
 

Bridie McGreavy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

438 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207. 581.1943
E-Mail: bridie.mcgreavy@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:

Environmental communication, with an emphasis on engaged approaches for sustainability and justice; communication and resilience within social-ecological systems; interdisciplinary collaboration and science communication in sustainability science and natural resource management in coastal marine and inland freshwater systems.

Rickard, Laura_082615_AK_DSC_4398Laura N. Rickard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

428 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.1843
E-Mail: laura.rickard@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:

Risk communication in the context of health and environmental issues; attribution of responsibility and perception of risk; climate change communication; human dimensions of natural resource issues.


Joshua Roiland
CLAS-Honors Preceptor of Journalism

416 Dunn Hall
Phone: 314.550.9156
Email: Joshua.Roiland@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests
Literary journalism (theory and practice); Journalism and American Democracy; Nonfiction of David Foster Wallace; Personal Essays.

Judith Rosenbaum
Assistant Professor

414 Dunn Hall
Phone: (207) 581-1283
Email: judith.rosenbaumandre@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests
Media use and social change, social media, media literacy, health communication, digital cultures.
 
 

 
Schreiber_photo5Holly E. Schreiber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

440 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.2330
E-Mail: holly.schreiber@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests
 
Literary and critical media studies, media representations of poverty, interdisciplinary humor studies, journalism studies.

M. SocolowMichael J. Socolow 
Associate Professor

434 Dunn Hall
Phone: 207.581.1942
Email: michael.socolow@maine.edu

Research & Teaching Interests

Mass Communication History, Journalism, Broadcast History (Radio & Television), Sports Broadcasting, Media Ethics.

 


Claire Sullivan Claire F. Sullivan
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Community Engagement 

120 Stevens Hall
Phone: 207.581.1924
Email: claires@maine.edu

For more information and work done by Professor Sullivan check out her Teaching and  Research website