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Online Undergraduate Instructors

 Beth Babione-Hensley 

Beth Babione-Hensley

M.B.A. (Ashland University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

bebabione-hensley@mix.wvu.edu
Dustin Barnes 

Dustin Barnes

M.A. (Kent State University)
Public Information Coordinator, Arkansas Department of Career Education

Teaches courses in writing for public relations

terrell.barnes@mail.wvu.edu
nicole beason 

Nicole Beason

M.S. Integrated Marketing Communications (West Virginia University)
Associate Director of Research Infrastructure, WVU Health Sciences Center Office of Research and Graduate Education

Teaches courses in event execution

nicole.beason@hsc.wvu.edu
rick bebout 

Richard Bebout

M.S.J. (West Virginia University)
Technology Specialist, West Virginia University IMC Program

Teaches courses in media

rdbebout@mix.wvu.edu
joel beeson 

Joel Beeson

Ph.D. (Union College)
Associate Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

bob britten     
 

Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

Matt Browning 

Matt Browning

M.S. (West Virginia University)
Director of Communications, West Virginia State University Extension Service

Teaches courses in public relations

Maria Brunson 

Maria Brunson

M.A. (East Carolina University)
Senior Writer, The Parish Group

Teaches courses in public relations

mebrunson@mix.wvu.edu
Tyler Channell 

Tyler Channell

M.S.J. (West Virginia University)
Lecturer, Multimedia Specialist, West Virginia University

Teaches video editing and visual journalism

Alan Christopher 

Alan Christopher

M.S. (Southern New Hampshire University)
Owner, DAC Marketing

Teaches courses in strategic social media

dana coester 

Dana Coester

M.A. (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

rita colistra 

Rita Colistra

Ph.D. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

Shani Compton     
 

Ed.D. (Argosy University)
Sports Marketing Consultant

Teaches courses in sport communication

Stacey Creely 

Stacey Creely

M.S. IMC (West Virginia University)
Director of Public Relations & Assistant Director of Admissions at The Linsly School

Teaches courses in public relations

Tara Curtis 

Tara Curtis

B.S. & M.A. (West Virginia University)
Director of Marketing & Communications, WVU School of Nursing

Teaches courses in public relations

gina dahlia 

Gina Martino Dahlia

M.S.J. (West Virginia University)
Associate Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

Tony Dobies 

Tony Dobies

B.S. (West Virginia University), M.S. in IMC (West Virginia University)
Social Media Director, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in social media

Whitney Drake 

Whitney Drake

B.A. (Michigan State University), M.S. in IMC (West Virginia University)
Story Bureau & Analytics at General Motors

Teaches courses in integrated marketing communications

Sandra Ducoffe 

Sandra Ducoffe

B.A. (University of Michigan), M.A. and Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Adjunct Faculty, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in Communication Effects in Advertising and the Economics of the Advertising Agency Industry

Natalie Eddy 

Natalie Eddy

M.S.J. (West Virginia University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

Brad Freeman 

Brad Freeman

Ph.D. (Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in entertainment media

Vince Filak 

Vince Filak

Ph.D. (University of Missouri)
Associate professor of journalism, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Teaches courses in sport communication

Susan Gaide 

Susan Gaide

M.B.A. (Adelphi University)
Marketing/Public Relations/Branding Consultant

Teaches courses in entertainment media

demetrius greer     

Demetrius Greer

M.Div. (Duke University)
Academic Advisor, West Virginia University


Josh Habursky 

Josh Habursky

M.A. (Georgetown University)
Grassroots Manager at the American Motorcyclist Association

Teaches courses in social media

aaron hawley 

Aaron Hawley

M.S. (West Virginia University)
Program Developer, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

Jennifer Holt 

Jennifer Wehr Holt

M.B.A. (Northern Kentucky University)
Founder, JWH Consulting

Teaches courses in advertising

david howell 

David Howell

B.A. (Purdue University)
Senior Lecturer, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in strategic communications

Todd Hudak 

Todd Hudak

M.S. (West Virginia University)
Communications Specialist, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Teaches courses in public relations

José Huitron 

José Huitron

M.S. IMC (West Virginia University)
Founder, Hub 81

Teaches courses in social media

Tricia Fulks Kelley 

Tricia Fulks Kelley

M.S. Interactive Journalism (The American University)
Freelance Digital Journalist and Educator

Teaches courses in interactive journalism

 Kathy Keltner-Previs 

Kathy Keltner-Previs

Ph.D. (The Ohio University)
Associate Professor of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University

Teaches courses in social media

Catherine Lada 

Catherine Lada

D.Sc. (Robert Morris University)
Executive Consultant with Peritia, LLC

Teaches courses in content marketing

cal0030@mix.wvu.edu
sammy lee 

Sang (Sammy) Lee

Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University)
Associate Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

Mu Lin 

Mu Lin

Ph.D. (Temple University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

Scott Lituchy 

Scott Lituchy

B.S. in Economics (University of Michigan)
Visual Storytelling Director, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in multimedia

Renee Martin-Kratzer 

Renee Martin-Kratzer

Ph.D. (University of Missouri)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

marykay mcfarland 

Mary Kay McFarland

M.A. (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Lecturer, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

Jonathan McGee 

Jonathan McGee

M.P.A. (George Washington University)
Community Engagement Officer, Get In Chicago

cathy mezera 

Catherine Mezera

M.S. (West Virginia University)
Teaching Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

Beth Michalec 

Beth Michalec

M.S. IMC (West Virginia University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

Stephanie Miclot 

Stephanie Miclot

M.B.A. (National University)
Principal Consultant, Word It! Strategic Marketing in Communications
Freelance Writer and Editor

Teaches courses in advertising

Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller

M.S. Integrated Marketing Communications (West Virginia University)
Dean of Enrollment at The North Coast College

Teaches courses in entertainment media branding

Rupa Misra 

Rupa Misra

Ed.D (Columbia University)
Professor, Art Institute of Philadelphia

Teaches courses in health promotion

 Steve Montgomery 

Steve Montgomery

B.F. in Art (West Virginia University)
Writer/Art Director/Designer, Advertising and Design consultant

Teaches courses in advertising

Leo Morejon 

Leo Morejon

B.S. in Sales and Marketing (DeVry University)
Marketing and Sales Consultant

Teaches courses in social media

jeffrey moser 

Jeffrey Moser

M.F.A. (University of Delaware)
Teaching Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in interactive media design

elizabeth oppe 

Elizabeth Oppe

Ph.D. (Ohio University)
Teaching Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

Brian Parker 

Brian Parker

Ph.D. in Mass Communication (University of Florida)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising research, consumer behavior, media planning and communication theory

Marissa Peacock 

Marissa Peacock

M.A. in Liberal Studies in American Studies (Georgetown University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University and Maryland Institute College of Art

Teaches courses in emergin media and the market and strategic social media

tricia petty 

Tricia Petty

M.A. (University of Georgia)
Assistant Dean for Student and Enrollment Services

Teaches courses in public relations

geah pressgrove 

Geah Pressgrove

Ph.D. (University of South Carolina)
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

Shelly Stump 

Shelly Quance

M.S. (West Virginia University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in public relations

James Ramos 

James Ramos

Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in advertising

Heather Richardson 

Heather Richardson

M.B.A and M.P.A. (West Virginia University)
Senior Marketing Strategist, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in marketing strategy

Marty Rotberg 

Marty Rotberg

MBA (Boston College)
Teaches courses in sport communication

Independent Marketing Consultant

Jimmy Sanderson 

Jimmy Sanderson

Ph.D. (Arizona State University)
Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona State University West

Teaches courses in sport communication

jwsanderson@mix.wvu.edu
 Carolyn Sennett 

Carolyn Sennett

M.A. (West Virginia University)
Senior Content Development Specialist at Erie Insurance Group
csennett@mix.wvu.edu
david smith 

David Smith

M.A. (West Virginia University)
Lecturer and multimedia specialist, West Virginia University

Teaches courses in media

 Barbara-Leigh Tonelli 

Barbara-Leigh Tonelli

Ph.D. (Capella University)
Special Features Editor, Huntington Beach Local News

Teaches courses in advertising

Rob Weber 

Rob Weber

M.S. I.M.C. (West Virginia University)
Patient Marketing Manager – Heartland Dental

Teaches courses in health promotion

Deidre West 

Deidre West

M.A. (New York University)
Director of Special Events and Celebrity Relations, Children’s Health Fund

Teaches courses in advertising and special events

Eric Winkfield 

Eric Winkfield

B.S. in Public Relations (Florida A&M) M.S. IMC (West Virginia University)
Public Affairs Manager, Pepco Holdings

Teaches courses in public relations