Communication Studies

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Timothy Levine, Department Chairperson

    Timothy R. Levine is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Levine’s teaching and research interests include deception, interpersonal communication, persuasion and social influence, experimental research design, measurement validation, and statistical conclusions validity. He has published more than 140 journal articles. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and Department of J...

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    Alan Franks, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Eduardo Neiva Jr, Professor - Emeritus (P)

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    Fan Yang, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Ian Hawkins, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

    Ian Hawkins studies the role of media in influencing inter/intragroup relations using social scientific methods. His research applies an interdisciplinary lens to study two questions. First, how far-right messaging on social media strengthens White identity and upholds structural racism. Second, how stereotypical representations of marginalized groups in American media cultivate negative attitudes and support for discriminatory policies. These two lines approach research from an intergroup persp...

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    Jacquelyn Shaia, Assistant Professor (P)

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    James Powell, Professor (P)

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    John Wittig, Associate Professor (P)

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    Jonathan Amsbary, Professor (P)

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    Kelly McCornack, Professor (P)

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    Mingxiao Sui, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Pamela Benoit, Professor (P)

    Pam Benoit, Ph.D., was named senior vice president of Academic Affairs and provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in May 2017. Her first day at UAB will be July 1, 2017.

    Benoit joins UAB from Ohio University, where she served as executive vice president and provost for eight years.

    As chief academic officer of Ohio University, Benoit led many significant initiatives, including: the conversion from quarters to semesters in 2012; development and implementation of the ...

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    Samantha Shebib, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Steven McCornack, Professor (P)

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    Timothy Levine, Professor (P)

    Timothy R. Levine is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Levine’s teaching and research interests include deception, interpersonal communication, persuasion and social influence, experimental research design, measurement validation, and statistical conclusions validity. He has published more than 140 journal articles. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and Department of J...

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    William Benoit, Distinguished Professor (P)

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    William Nevin, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Allen Phillips, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Betsy Collins, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Charlton Jones, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Chloe Gooden, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Don Vaughan, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Holly Trawick, Credentialed Course Instructor 2013 -

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    James Billings, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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    Jasmine Sledge, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Kaye Jones, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Laura Pellecer, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Melanie Peeples, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Michelle Megill, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Natasha Rogers, Credentialed Course Instructor 2021 -

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    Philip Poole, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    William Deverell, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    William Heath, Credentialed Course Instructor 2020 -

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    Zackary Woodford, Credentialed Course Instructor 2017 -

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