CDS Faculty

Meet the CDS Faculty

Emily Deering Crosby. Assistant Professor. Rhetorical criticism; digital studies; popular culture and critical theory; rhetorical strategy; visual rhetoric.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: via Zoom on Tuesday/Thursday, 10:30am-1pm, and by appointment; contact via appointlet, or email ahead at ecrosby@umw.edu.

Adria Goldman. Assistant Professor. Media Representations (influences/effects), Race and Gender Studies, Black Women’s Studies, Organizational Communication, Publicity and Public Relations.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: via Zoom on Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30pm; Wednesdays, 11am-1pm; Thursdays, 3-5pm, and by appointment; contact ahead at agoldma3@umw.edu.

Elizabeth Johnson-Young. Assistant Professor. Health communication; health and media; media effects; public relations and campaigns; social science research methods.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: via Zoom on Tuesdays, 11-12; Wednesdays, 9-12; Thursdays, 11-12, and by appointment; schedule via EAB or contact ahead at ejohnson6@umw.edu.

P. Anand Rao. Department Chair, Professor, and Director of the Speaking Intensive Program. Rhetorical theory and criticism; visual rhetoric; public argument; rhetoric of science.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: via Zoom on Tuesday/Thursday, 12:30-2pm and Wednesday, 1-3pm, and by appointment; contact at arao@umw.edu for a meeting link.

Jesse Stommel. Senior Lecturer. Digital studies and higher education pedagogy.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1-4pm, and by appointment; contact via Slack or email at jstommel@umw.edu.

Sushma Subramanian. Assistant Professor and Faculty Adviser to The Blue and Gray Press..  Journalism.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: via Skype on Tuesday/Thursday, 2-5pm, and by appointment; contact ahead at ssubrama@umw.edu.

Zach Whalen. Associate Professor and Director of the Minor Program in Digital Studies. Digital studies; game studies; electronic literature; comics/graphic narrative; creative coding.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: held online on Tuesdays, 12:00 – 4:00 and Thursdays, 12:00 – 4:00, and by appointment; make an appointment to meet and contact at www.zachwhalen.net/contact/

Affiliated and Part-Time Faculty in CDS

Rosemary Arneson. University Librarian. Adjunct Instructor of digital studies.

Cartland Berge. Interim Director, Digital Knowledge Center. Adjunct Instructor of digital studies.

Adrienne Brovero. Director of Debate. Adjunct Instructor of communication.

Danielle Hartman. Adjunct Instructor of communication.

Fall 2020 Office Hours: held online Tuesdays 5:15-6:30pm, and by appointment; make an appointment, or access the Zoom link, in your Canvas course, or contact ahead to schedule a time to meet at dhartman@umw.edu.

Blair Miller. Adjunct Instructor of journalism.

John T. Morello. Professor of Communication and UMW Associate Provost. Public speaking; argumentation and debate; political communication; rhetoric; small group communication.

Timothy M. O’Donnell. Professor of Communication and UMW Associate Provost for Academic Engagement and Student Success.  Public argument; debate; rhetoric of science; rhetorical theory and criticism.

Lance Schmeidler. Adjunct Instructor of communication.