Meet Our Faculty

Catherine Waite Phelan, Chair, Professor of Communication

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Areas of expertise: philosophy of communication, media and society, First Amendment law and how the digital revolution alters the nature of community and identity

Thomas Phelan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication

B.S., State University of New York at New Paltz; M.S. & University Certificate of Specialist, SUNY Albany; Ed.D., Syracuse University
Areas of expertise: disaster recovery planning; emergency management

Timothy Recuber, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A. and M.A., University of Maryland, College Park.; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Areas of expertise: Mass media, digital culture, disasters, emotions and discourse analysis

Penelope Dane, Lecturer in Communication

B.A., Rollins College; M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Contact Information

Communication Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4404 315-859-4649 communication@hamilton.edu
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