School of Communication & Journalism Faculty & Staff

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    Jason Anderson
    PhD, MS, BA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Jason Anderson teaches a variety of communication studies co...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4634218.477.4634
    Office: FR 255F
    Mark Anthony
    BA
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: FR 255D
    David Arntson
    BS
    Photographer | Adjunct
    School of Communication and Journalism | Marketing & Communications
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2338218.477.2338
    Office: GR 1
    Grant Christian
    BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Grant is Absolute Marketing Group’s media powerhouse. His ex...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: MA 261D
    Constance Cleveland
    JD, BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Connie Cleveland has been an adjunct instructor at MSUM sinc...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: MA 260A
    Liz Conmy
    MS, BS
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Liz Anne Conmy teaches public relations writing, research, a...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4061218.477.4061
    Office: MA 265B
    Heidi Everett
    PhD, MA, BA
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Before joining the team at MSUM, Heidi spent nearly 30 years...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2509218.477.2509
    Office: MA 261B
    Rebecca Gardner
    PhD, MA, BA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Rebecca Gardner earned her PhD from the University of North...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2224218.477.2224
    Office: FR 255B
    Deneen Gilmour
    PhD, MS, BS
    Associate Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Besides raising her children, the best times of Deneen Gilmo...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4035218.477.4035
    Office: MA 265D
    Colan (CT) Hanson
    PhD
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Colan T. Hanson – “CT” - (Ph.D., Wayne State University, Det...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4036218.477.4036
    Office: FR 255G
    Theresa Hest
    PhD, MA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Dr. Theresa Hest is a full professor in the School of Commun...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4613218.477.4613
    Office: FR 255I
    Kathryn Hinds
    JD, BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: FR 255D
    Merrie Holtan
    MFA, MA, BS
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Merrie Sue Holtan teaches communication studies courses in i...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4311218.477.4311
    Office: MA 261A
    Cassondra Johnson
    BFA
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: MA 260
    Alex Nelson
    Director/Producer-Dragons Live | Adjunct Faculty
    Athletics | School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2622218.477.2622
    Office: NZ 134
    Anthony Ocana
    PhD, BA, ALA
    Associate Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Anthony Ocaña (Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2008) i...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2064218.477.2064
    Office: FR 255H
    Wendy Olsgard
    BS
    OAS Intermediate
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983 | 218.477.2855218.477.2855
    Office: MA 260C
    Aaron Quanbeck
    PhD, MA, BS
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Aaron Quanbeck is an Associate Professor specializing in Bro...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2741218.477.2741
    Office: MA 260A
    Larry (Scotty) Scott
    BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: MA 261D
    Katherine Tweed
    BA
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Office: 218-477-2983218-477-2983
    Office: MA 265B
    Randall Wald
    MS, BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: FR 255D
    Christopher (Chris) Walker
    MFA, Southern Illinois University
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    From a gallery bio about me: Chris Walker grew up on a sm...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2985218.477.2985
    Office: MA 250
    Kevin Wallevand
    BS
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2983218.477.2983
    Office: MA 260