Graduate Programs

Recent Graduates

2018

Ph.D.

  • Annie Aupperle, NBC Universal Media, Senior Analyst, Program Research
  • Arienne Ferchaud, Florida State University, Assistant Professor
  • Jenna Grzeslo, SUNY New Paltz, Assistant Professor
  • Jinyoung (Jenny) Kim, Amazon, UX Researcher
  • Sushma Kumble, Towson University, Assistant Professor
  • Rose Luqiu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Assistant Professor
  • Alexandra Nutter, University of Washington Tacoma, Lecturer
  • Anli Xiao, Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi, Assistant Professor

 

2017

Ph.D.

  • Jose Aviles, Albright College, Assistant Professor
  • Erica Bailey, Angelo State University, Assistant Professor
  • Stephanie (Stevie) Berberick, Washington & Jefferson College, Assistant Professor
  • Tanner Cooke, Portland State University, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Giuliana Sorce, University of Tübingen, Germany, Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Media, Culture and Gender Studies
  • Yan Huang, Southern Methodist University, Assistant Professor
  • Shannon Kennan, Penn State, Associate Teaching Professor and Director of eLearning Initiatives
  • Ruobing Li, LSU, Assistant Professor
  • Akshaya Sreenivasan, Texas A&M University, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Michail Vafeiadis, Auburn University, Assistant Professor
  • Ruoxu Wang, University of Memphis, Assistant Professor
  • Fan Yan, University of Albany-SUNY, Assistant Professor
  • Chun Yang, LSU, Assistant Professor

Master's Degree

  • Juan Flores, Golin, Associate, Corporate
  • Tsai-Wei Chen, United Health Group, UX Designer
  • Lewen Wei, Penn State, Doctoral Student

2016

Ph.D

  • Steve Bien-Aime, Northern Kentucky University, Assistant Professor
  • Mun-Young Chung, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor
  • Snow Dong, Facebook, UX Researcher
  • Jiangxue Han, Appalachian State University, Assistant Professor
  • Eun Hwa Jung, National University of Singapore, Assistant Professor
  • Holly Ott Overton, University of South Carolina, Assistant Professor
  • Frank Waddell, University of Florida, Assistant Professor
  • Sarah Worley, Juniata College, Associate Professor
  • Mu Wu, California State University Los Angeles, Assistant Professor
  • Bo Zhang, Facebook, UX Researcher

Master's Degree

  • Sika Wheeler, LGBT Equity Center, University of Maryland, Coordinator

2015

Ph.D

  • Dunja Antunovic, Bradley University, Assistant Professor
  • Alyssa Appelman, Northern Kentucky University, Assistant Professor
  • Janelle Applequist, University of South Florida, Assistant Professor
  • Eun Go, Western Illinois University, Assistant Professor
  • Jennifer Hoewe, Purdue University, Assistant Professor
  • Keunyeong (Karina) Kim, California State University Dominguez Hills, Assistant Professor
  • Brett Sherrick, Purdue University, Assistant Professor

Master's Degree

  • Elizabeth L. Brennan, EAB, Senior Manager, Member Services
  • Donghee Lee, University of Florida, Doctoral Student
  • Siobhan McGroarty, Penn State Harrisburg, Admissions Counselor

2014

Ph.D

  • Katie Blevins, University of Idaho, Assistant Professor
  • Melanie Formentin, Towson University, Assistant Professor
  • Aaron Heresco, California Lutheran University, Assistant Professor
  • Haiyan Jia, Lehigh University, Assistant Professor
  • Brian MacAuley, Newbury College, Assistant Professor
  • Regina McNamara, University of Toledo, Assistant Professor
  • Drew Shade, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash, Assistant Professor

Master's Degree

  • Lauren Alwine, Koncordia Group, Strategic Marketing Account Planner
  • Brittany Brown, SCDC, Operations Coordinator
  • Stefanie Davis, Penn State, Doctoral Student
  • Virginia Harrison, Penn State, Doctoral Student
  • Ariel Johnson, NBCUniversalMedia, Manager, Client Partnerships, Ad Sales Research
  • Jason Ramesar, Penn State, Interim Directory Philanthropy Recruiter, Undergraduate Education

2013

Ph.D

  • Erin Ash, Clemson University, Assistant Professor
  • Lauren DeCarvalho, University of Denver, Assistant Professor
  • Xue Dou, Keio University, Assistant Professor
  • Hyunjin Kang, Nanyang Technological University, Assistant Professor
  • Chenjerai Kumanyika, Rutgers University, Assistant Professor
  • Nadia Martínez-Carrillo, Roanoke College, Visiting Professor
  • Cristina Mislan, Missouri School of Journalism, Assistant Professor
  • Brandie Nonnecke, Data and Democracy Initiative, UC Berkeley, Research and Development Manager
  • Jeeyun Oh, University of Texas at Austin, Assistant Professor
  • Justin Walden, North Dakota State University, Assistant Professor
  • Caryn Winters, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Assistant Professor

Master's Degree

  • Emma Bedor Hiland, University of Minnesota, Doctoral Student
  • Catherine Buckley, Penn State, Doctoral Student
  • Julia Fraustino, West Virginia University, Assistant Professor (Ph.D, University of Maryland)
  • Amirah Heath, Howard University, Doctoral Student
  • Vanessa Sequeira, Booz Allen Hamilton, Procurement Specialist
  • Elise Stevens, University of Oklahoma, Post-Doctoral Researcher

2012

Ph.D

  • Michelle Baker, Juniata College, Assistant Professor
  • Saras Bellur, University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor
  • Pamela Brubaker, Brigham Young University, Assistant Professor
  • Thomas (T.C.) Corrigan, Cal State-San Bernadino, Associate Professor
  • Michael Horning, Virginia Tech, Assistant Professor
  • Guan-Soon Khoo, Roanoke University, Assistant Professor
  • Hangsook Kim, Towson University, Assistant Professor
  • Ryan Lizardi, SUNY-Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor
  • Rachel Taschenberger, Born Free USA, Editor and Content Developer
  • Yong Tang, Western Illinois University, Associate Professor

Master's Degree

  • Jacqueline Dunfee, Pandora, Senior Account Manager

2011

Ph.D

  • Kirstie Hettinga, California Lutheran University, Assistant Professor
  • Kathleen Kuehn, Victoria University of Wellington, Senior Lecturer
  • Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor
  • Anthony Limperos, University of Kentucky, Associate Professor
  • Daniel Tamul, Virginia Tech, Assistant Professor

Master's Degree

  • Zachary Roman, University of Oregon, Doctoral Student

2010

Ph.D

  • Patrick Farabaugh, St. Francis University, Associate Professor
  • Jason Genovese, Bloomsburg University, Associate Professor
  • Shannon Kahle, Ashland University, Institutional Research Analyst
  • Sonya DiPalma, North Carolina-Asheville, Associate Professor
  • Jonathan Obar, York University, Assistant Professor
  • Kathleen O'Toole, Penn State University, Lecturer
  • Carrie Sipes, Shippensburg University, Associate Professor
  • Douglas Tewksbury, Niagara University, Associate Professor
  • Weirui Wang, Florida International University, Associate Professor
  • Erin Whiteside, University of Tennessee, Associate Professor
  • Qian Xu, Elon University, Associate Professor

Master's Degree

  • Ashanti Ishakarah, Fullscreen, Account Executive