Careers for Ph.D Graduates

Communication graduates of the doctoral program have teaching, research, and administrative positions in universities and in industry.

Featured graduates:

Alan Hansen
"Complicating the Politics of Diversity: Social Interaction between (ongoing) "Newcomers" and "Established Residents" in a Mill Town." Advisor: Robert E. Sanders.

Current Position: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Carroll College, Helena, MT.

Tamas Bodor
"The multi-level political communication context of the 2004 U.S. presidential election: an inquiry into the 2004 exit poll error and the spiral of silence".  Advisor: Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Division of Communication, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Paul Denvir
"Physician-patient communication about patients' sexual activities and substance use: information exchange on potentially delicate matters".  Advisor: Anita Pomerantz.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Arts and Sciences, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY.

Sean Rintel
"Novices coping with network troubles in personal videoconferencing: Managing the intersection of conversational continuity and technological awareness".  Advisor: Anita Pomerantz.

Current Position: Associate Lecturer in Communication, School of English, Media Studies, and Art History, The University of Queensland, Australia.