CDS Faculty

Meet the CDS Faculty

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zach Whalen. Associate Professor and Director of the Minor Program in Digital Studies. New media studies; digital textual studies; comics/graphic narrative; narratology.

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.

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.