Communication Studies Faculty & Staff

  • Connect with our engaged and experienced Communication Studies faculty and staff.

  • Jason Anderson
    PhD, MS, BA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Jason Anderson teaches a variety of communication studies co...
    anderjas@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4634
    Office: BR 260C
    Rebecca Gardner
    PhD, MA, BA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Rebecca Gardner earned her PhD from the University of North...
    gardnerr@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2224
    Office: FR 255B
    Denise Gorsline
    Interim Dean, College of Business & Innovation
    College of Business and Innovation
    gorsline@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4623
    Office: CB 100B
    Theresa Hest
    PhD, MA
    Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Dr. Theresa Hest is a full professor in the School of Commun...
    theresa.hest@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4613
    Office: FR 255I
    Merrie Holtan
    MFA, MA, BS
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Merrie Sue Holtan teaches communication studies courses in i...
    holtanme@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4311
    Office: BR 260E
    Anthony Ocana
    PhD, BA, ALA
    Assistant Professor
    School of Communication and Journalism
    Anthony Ocaña (Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2008) i...
    anthony.ocana@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2064
    Office: BR 260
    Wendy Olsgard
    OAS Intermediate
    School of Communication and Journalism
    olsgard@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2983
    Office: MA 260