Emeritus Faculty

Shirley Biagi, Professor (Journalism)

Retired Fall 2010

B.A., California State University, Sacramento
M.A., California State University, Sacramento

Research Areas:

Media History
Women and Media
Free Expression
Media Ethics

Teaching Areas:

Media History
Introduction to Mass Media
Writing for Interactive Media
News Writing
Feature Writing


Michael Fitzgerald, Professor (Journalism)

B.A., Sonoma State University, English
M.A., California State University, Chico, Communication Studies

Research Areas:

Magazine writing

Teaching Areas:

Literary Journalism
Magazine Writing
News Writing


Sylvia Fox, Professor (Journalism)

B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Management Course at Poynter Institute for Media Studies

Research Areas:

Teaching Areas:

Government-Journalism


Virginia Kidd, Professor

Retired Fall 2010

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Speech 
M.A., Sacramento State College, Speech 
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Speech Communication

Research Areas:

Visual communication
Creative problem solving & techniques for implementing creative ideas
Small group communication

Teaching Areas:

Small Group Communication
Critical Analysis of Messages (Rhetoric)
Creative Problem Solving
Writing Skills


David Martin, Professor

Retired Fall 2010

B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A. San Francisco State University
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Research Areas:

Teaching Areas:


Barbara O'Connor, Professor (Director of the Institute for Study of Politics and Media)

Retired Fall 2010

B.A., California State University, Northridge
M.A., Californai State University, Northridge
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Research Areas:

Political Communication
Telecommunications
ICT Literacy
Theory Construction

Teaching Areas:

Media Communication
Political Communication
Communication Theory


W. F. Owen, Professor

Retired 2015

B.Ed., University of Hawaii
M.Ed., University of Hawaii
Ph.D., University of Washington

Research Areas:

  • Aesthetic, poetic concepts

Teaching Areas:

  • Interpersonal & Group Communication

Mark Stoner

Retired 2015

B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Ohio State University, Communication Theory
Ph.D., Ohio State University, Rhetorical Criticism

Research Areas:

Principles of Instructional Communication

Teaching Areas:

Criticism
Instructional Communication