Member Directory and Specializations

Barbara S. Baron
Brookdale Community College
Montclair State University
bbaron@brookdalecc.edu

Areas of Specialization
-basic course
-online teaching

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Advancing online public speaking
-President of the International Forensics Association

Chris Caldiero, Ph.D.
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Place and Year of Degree- Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2006
Christopher_caldiero@fdu.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Public Relations
-Crisis Communication

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Neo-PR: Public Relations in A Post Modern World, In-Press Peter Lang 2015
-Past President, NJCA

Rachel Carey
Caldwell University
New York University, MFA in Film Directing, M.Ed Harvard University
rcarey@caldwell.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Filmmaking and media
-writing and screenwriting

Barna Donovan
St. Peter’s University
bdonovan@saintpeters.edu
Place and Year of Degree- Rutgers U- 2002

Areas of Specialization
-Film Studies
-Popular Culture
-Audiences/Fandom

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Book: “The Asian Influence on Hollywood Action Films”
-Book: “Conspiracy Films”
-Book: “Blood, Guns, and Testosterone: Action Films, Audiences, and A Thirst for Violence”

Mike Echols
Bergen Community College
BA Kean University, Monticlair State University, Indiana State University
Mechols@bergen.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Mass Media
-Public Speaking

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Bergen County College Debate Tem 2002-2008
-NJCA President

Jason Del Gandio
Temple University
Kean University
jdel@temple.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Social movements/Activism
-Rhetoric
-Critical/Interpretive Methologies

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Rhetoric for Radicals: A Handbook for the 21st Activists

Thom Gencarelli
Manhattan College
Thom.gencarelli@manhattan.edu
Place and Year of Degree- New York University, 1993

Areas of Specialization
-Media Ecology
-Media Education/Media Literacy
-Popular Culture/Popular Music

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Baby Boomers and Popular Culture (Edited with Brian Cogan.) ABC-CLID/Praeger , 2014.
-“Special Issue: Media Education.” New Jersey Journal of Communication 6(2), 1998.
-Past President (twice), NJCA
-Past President, Media Ecology Association

Todd Kelshaw
Montclair State Univ.
kelshawt@mail.montclair.edu
Place and Year of Degree- University of Washington, 2002

Areas of Specialization
-Dialogue and Deliberation
-Civic Engagement
-Democratic Organizational Structures and Processes
-Service-Learning

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Eo. Partnerships for Service Leaning (Book, Wiley-Jossey Bass)
-Various articles and chapters Re: Dialogue and Deliberation
-Exec roles with NJCA and ECA
-Long time graduate program coordinator, current area coordinator (akin to a chair)

Anastacia Kuryly
St. Joseph’s College
anastacia@kurylo.com
Place and Year of Degree- June ’05, Rutgers University

Areas of Specialization
-Stereotypes
-Intercultural Communication
-Interpersonal Communication

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-NJCA Past President
-NYSCA Current Vice President & Conference Organizer
-Author- The Communicated Stereotype
-Editor- Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation and Construction of Culture
-Features Editor, Center for Intercultural New Media Research

Christopher Lynch
Kean University
clynch@kean.edu
Place and year of degree- Temple, 1994

Areas of Specialization
-Organizational Culture
-Rhetoric and Persuasion
-Conflict Resolution

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Selling Catholicism (1998) University of Kentucky Press.
-Ritual Transformation through Michael Jackson’s Music, (2001) Journal of Communication Inquiry
-Rhetoric of Transformation in King’s Mountaintop Speech (1995) Howard Journal of Communication
-Past president NJCA
-Past national president of Association for Communication Administration
-Past President of New Jersey Communication Association
-Past President of National Association of Communication Administration
-Editorial Board Association of Communication Administration

Bob Mann
Caldwell University
rmann@caldwell.edu
Place and Year of Degree- BA Fordham U. 75
MA. Montclair St. 1993

Areas of Specialization
-Broadcast Journalism
-Radio/TV Performance

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Host/producer “Let’s Consider the Source”
-Media-Issues Talk Show
-Sirius XM Insight Ch. 121

Philip H. Martin
Raritin Valley Community College
Columbia University, Rachers College
Pmartin@raritanval.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Speech/ Interpersonal
-Rhetoric
-Digital Media

David C. Oh
Ramapo College of New Jersey
Saracuse University

Areas of Specialization
-Race and Media
-Identity and Media

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-NCA- Critical Cultural Division

John C Pollock
The College of New Jersey
pollock@tcnj.edu
Place and year of degree- Ph.D., Stanford 1974

Areas of Specialization
-Health Communication
-International/Cross-National Communication
-Media Sociology
-Human Rights Communication

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Pollock JoCr (2015). Journalism and Human Rights; How Demographics Drive Media Coverage

Jack Sargent
Kean University
Kean University
jsargent@kean.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Nonverbal Communication
-Interpersonal Communication

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Methods to Study Nonverbal Comm
-Privacy Management
-Disclosure

Jerimiah P. Sullivan
Kean University
Seaton Hall University
jersulli@kean.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Strategic Communication
-Public Relations/ Journalism
-Social Media/ Media Relations

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Public Relations Student Society of America Administrator

Cynthia W Walker
St. Peters University
Rutgers University
cwalker1@saintpeters.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Public Relations
-Journalism -TV and Film
-Script, Research, Gender and Comm
-Popular Culture

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Investigating the Man from U.N.C.L.E.
-Chair of Dept.

Daniel Yates
Seaton Hall University
Seaton Hall University
Daniel.yates@shu.edu

Areas of Specialization
-Speech Communication
-Performance

Main Scholarly Work and Service to the Discipline
-Faculty Advisor for Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society