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  • Meet the Faculty & Staff
  • Communication Studies

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  • Meet the Faculty & Staff

  • Anderson, Jason
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260A
    Phone: 218.477.4634
    Email: anderjas@mnstate.edu
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    Gardner, Rebecca
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260G
    Phone: 218.477.2224
    Email: gardnerr@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:

    Gregg, Virginia
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260C
    Phone: 218.477.4614
    Email: gregg@mnstate.edu
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    Hest, Theresa
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260F
    Phone: 218.477.4613
    Email: theresa.hest@mnstate.edu
    Web Site: web.mnstate.edu/hestther

    Hinds, Kathryn
    Adjunct Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260H
    Phone: 218.477.2064
    Email: hinds@mnstate.edu
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    Holtan, Merrie
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260E
    Phone: 218.477.4311
    Email: holtanme@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    Merrie Sue Holtan teaches communication studies courses in interviewing, composition, intercultural communication, journalism, sports communication, event planning, media writing, public speaking, public relations and business and professional communication. She has an undergraduate commnication degree from the University of Minnesota, a masters in communication from NDSU and an MFA in Creative writing from MSUM. She is the author of three books, including "Power and Stride, The Nancy Burggraf Story," which she also produced as a documentary. Also a contract writer with more than 400 published articles, Merrie Sue has won state and national writing awards. She has written several community and non profit grants totaling nearly one million dollars and has also trained five national champion baton twirlers.

    Ocana, Anthony
    Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260
    Phone: 218.477.2405
    Email: anthony.ocana@mnstate.edu
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    Williams, Ginger
    Adjunct Faculty
    Communication Studies Department

    Office: BR 260 J
    Phone: 218.477.2065
    Email: williamg@mnstate.edu
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