Name
Paul Lippert
Title
Professor of Communication

B.A., 1977, University of Michigan
M.A., 1980, New York University
Ph.D., 1990, New York University

Phone
(570) 422-3482
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 313

My field of research is the interaction of technology and culture.

Name
Andrea McClanahan
Title
Professor of Communication

B.A., 1998, Bloomsburg University
M.A., 1999, Ball State University
Ph.D., 2003, Ohio University

Phone
(570) 422-3697
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 301

Research & Teaching Interests: Gender and Media, Communication Theory, Persuasion and Social Movements

Name
Margaret Mullan
Title
Associate Professor of Communication

B.A., 2008, Anáhuac University
M.A., 2013, Spring Arbor University
Ph.D., 2017, Duquesne University

Phone
(570) 422-3136
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 321

Research & Teaching Interests: Dialogue, Philosophy of Communication, Rhetoric of Technology, Religious Communication, Peace and Conflict Studies

Name
Kristopher R. Weeks
Title
Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A., 2004, Shippensburg University
M.A., 2007, Montclair State University
Ph.D., 2020, University of Illinois

Phone
(570) 422-3222
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 320

I investigate media’s role in both informing and misinforming us about our social worlds. I am currently interested in three vastly different types of media content: News, street fight videos, and selfies. I also develop training workshops related to inclusion and diversity for organizations.

Name
Wenjie Yan
Title
Professor of Communication

B.A., 1984, 1986, Shanghai International Studies University
M.A., 1990, State University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D., 1992, State University of New York at Buffalo

Phone
(570) 422-3744
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 303

I teach intercultural communication, research methods, organizational communication, general semantics. My current research focuses on the impact of politics and media on sexual identity formation; and cultural symbolism of food on YouTube.

Name
Cem Zeytinoglu
Title
Professor of Communication, Department Chair (Fall 2022)

B.A., 1993, Anadolu University
M.A., 1995, Anadolu University
M.A., 1999, Morehead State University
Ph.D., 2007, Duquesne University

Phone
(570) 422-3911
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 316

Research & Teaching Interests: Public Relations, Rhetoric and Advocacy, Philosophy of Communication and Ethics

Name
Kimberly Dyer
Title
Instructor of Communication

B.A., 1987, Bloomsburg University
M.A., In Progress, East Stroudsburg University

Campus Address
Monroe Hall 302

Currently, I am the General Manager of Blue Ridge Communications TV13 covering northeastern PA. My EMMY Award winning experience also includes positions as News Director, News Anchor/ Reporter, and I am currently hosting the magazine program, Talk of the Town.

Name
Danielle Lenar-Cummins
Title
Instructor of Communication

B.A., 2006, William Paterson University
M.A., 2008, East Tennessee State University

Phone
(570) 422-3222
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 302

My favorite part of teaching are the relationships created throughout the semesters. I love hearing from previous students, who share their journeys with me post graduation. It is a kind reminder that I truly make a difference in the lives of others.

Name
Lindsey Sawicki
Title
Instructor of Communication

B.A., 2010, Bloomsburg University
M.A., 2014, University of Portland

Phone
(570) 422-3647
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 302

I teach introductory communication courses to empower students with the knowledge and skills to analyze and improve their communication across contexts.

Name
Sarah Everett
Title
Assistant Professor of Communication

B.S., 2018, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S., 2019, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D, 2022, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Phone
(570) 422-3886
Campus Address
Monroe Hall 322

I am currently teaching Public Speaking and Introduction to Mass Media. I am also the advisor to the student-run campus radio station, WESS 90.3 FM.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Communication, contact our department secretary at (570) 422-3812 or email mcameron@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Monroe Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-3812
Fax:
(570) 422-3402 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Name
Cem Zeytinoglu
Phone:
(570) 422-3911