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Randall Auxier

Professor

Randall Auxier

Office: Communications Bldg, Room 2242

Phone: 618-453-1882

Email: personalist61@gmail.com

Randall Auxier was educated in the philosophy departments of the University of Memphis (B.A. 1986 and M.A. 1988) and Emory University (MA 1991 and Ph.D, 1992). His specialization in semiotics and symbol theory prepared him for a career spanning from extensive work in logic and metaphysics to popular ...read full profile >>

Nilanjana Bardhan

Director of Graduate Studies, Professor, Ph.D.

Nilanjana R. Bardhan

Office: Communications Building Room 2250
Phone: 453-1891
Email: bardhan@siu.edu

Nilanjana R. Bardhan is a Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She has a B.A. (honors) from Lady Shriram College for Women at Delhi University in English literature and philosophy (1991), an M.S.J. from the E.W Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, in ...read full profile >>

Bryan Crow

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Bryan Crow

Communications Building Room 2248 
Phone: 453-1884 
Email: bcrow@siu.edu

Bryan Kelso Crow is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Speech and Theatre from the University of Tennessee (1975, 1977) and a Ph.D. in Communication and Theatre Arts from the University of Iowa (1982). He ...read full profile >>

Craig Engstrom

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Craig Engstrom

Office: Communications Building Room 2249

Phone: 453-8114

Email: craig.engstrom@siu.edu

Craig L. Engstrom is an Associate Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Colorado Mesa University (2001) and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Speech ...read full profile >>

Craig Gingrich-Philbrook

Professor, Ph.D.

Craig Gingrich-Philbrook

Office: Communications Building Room 2002Q
Phone: 618-453-1883
Email: craiggp@siu.edu

Craig Gingrich-Philbrook is a Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.A. from California State University in English with a creative writing emphasis (1986), an M.A. from California State University in information and communication ...read full profile >>

Todd Graham

Director of Debate, Ph.D.

Todd Graham

Office: Communications Building Room 2244
Phone: 618-453-5090
Email: tgraham@siu.edu

Todd Graham is the Director of the Saluki Debate Team in the Communication Studies department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.A. from Missouri Southern State College in Communication (1987), his M.A. from Kansas State University in Speech Communication ...read full profile >>

Jonathan Gray

Director of Basic Course, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Jonathan M. Gray

Office: Communications Building Room 2240
Phone: 618-453-7570
Email: jmgray@siu.edu

Jonathan Gray is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina in Speech Communication and Dramatic Arts (1987), his M.A. from the University of North Carolina in Speech Communication (1990) ...read full profile >>

Joshua Houston

Senior Lecturer, M.A.

Office: Communications Building Room 2210
Phone: 618-453-2296
Email: jhouston@siu.edu

Joshua Houston is a Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.A. in Communication from Culver-Stockton College (1996) and his M.A. in Public Communication and Broadcasting from Western Illinois University (1998). His special interests include ...read full profile >>

Denise McClearey

Senior Lecturer

Denise McClearey

Office: Communications Building, Room 2213

Phone: 618-453-1888

Email: denisem@siu.edu

Ms. Denise McClearey works closely with our undergraduate majors, primarily (though not exclusively) with those in the Public Relations program. She teaches courses such as CMST 281: Introduction to Public Relations and CMST 381: Public Relations in Practice. She serves as the faculty advisor for the ...read full profile >>

Sandra Pensoneau-Conway

Department Chair, Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Sandra Pensoneau-Conway

Office: Communications Building Room 2002
Phone: 618-453-2291
Email: sandypc@siu.edu

Sandy Pensoneau-Conway is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She received a B.S. (cum laude) in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1999), an M.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University ...read full profile >>

Rebecca Walker

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Rebecca Walker

Office: Communications Building Room 2002J
Phone: 453-1885
Email: r.walker@siu.edu

Rebecca Walker is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of North Texas, both in the area of Communication Studies with an emphasis in performance studies (1998; 2004), and her Ph.D. from Louisiana ...read full profile >>

Justin Young

Assistant Professor of Practice

Justin Young

Office: Communications Building Room 2209
Email: justin.young@siu.edu

Justin R. Young is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.S. in Electronic Journalism from Murray State University (2002) and his M.S. in Mass Communication also from Murray State University (2003). His interests include ...read full profile >>