Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are experienced professionals in their fields, dedicated to delivering excellent experiences for every student. We value feedback and love to hear your stories. Ask us anything or reach out with questions.

Ekin Yasin

Director

Gretchen Ludwig

Associate Director

Alex Stonehill

Associate Director

Heather N. Werckle

Assistant Director of Academic Services

Jazz Espiritu

Head of Program Affairs

Liyao Zhao

Head of Outreach

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Communication Leadership faculty are leading practitioners in their fields, who share their expertise through applied curriculum that prepares students for the professional world. Instructors work closely to create complementary course offerings, align program learning objectives, and provide students with exceptional learning opportunities.

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Kraig Baker

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Leah Baltus

Affiliate Instructor

Lara Bradshaw

Affiliate Instructor

Catherine Captain

Affiliate Instructor

Matt Chan

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Claudia MeiLing Chang

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Jacob K Christensen

Affiliate Instructor

Sandy Cioffi

Affiliate Instructor

Lisa Coutu

Teaching Professor Emeritus

Anita Verna Crofts

Artist in Residence

Lara Dalch

Affiliate Instructor

Jen Davies

Affiliate Instructor

David Evans

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Liv Faris

Affiliate Instructor

Elissa Fink

Affiliate Instructor

Stuart Gordon

Affiliate Instructor

Elliat Graney-Saucke

Affiliate Instructor

Kela Hall

Affiliate Instructor

Sarah N. Haverly

Affiliate Instructor

Benjamin Mako Hill

Associate Professor

David Holmberg

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Jay Howard

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Madison Joslyn

Affiliate Instructor

Nika Kabiri

Affiliate Instructor

Drew Keller

Affiliate Instructor

Lauren Kessler

Senior Affiliate Professor

Whitney Keyes

Affiliate Instructor

Emily Kim

Affiliate Instructor

Jason Levine

Affiliate Instructor

Sarah Lohmann

Affiliate Instructor

Scott Macklin

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Ian Magwire

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Brian Marr

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Geoff McGhee

Affiliate Instructor

Jordan Melograna

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Paolo Mottola Jr.

Affiliate Instructor

Kelley Myers

Affiliate Instructor

Sejal Parikh

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Ha Na Park

Affiliate Instructor

Jessica Partnow

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Shannon Perry

Affiliate Instructor

Gerry Philipsen

Professor Emeritus

Ben Porter

Affiliate Instructor

Daniel Rasmus

Affiliate Instructor

Sarah Ross

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Adrienne Russell

Professor

Rob Salkowitz

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Starla Sampaco

Affiliate Instructor

Carla Costa Sandine

Affiliate Instructor

Carol Schiller

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Melissa Schwartz

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Katrina Schwieterman

Affiliate Instructor

Peter Skillman

Affiliate Instructor

Sam Tang

Affiliate Instructor

Brenda Tausch Lapora

Senior Affiliate Instructor

John Tomasic

Artist in Residence

Xin Wang

Affiliate Instructor

Jake Warga

Affiliate Instructor

Misty Weaver

Senior Affiliate Instructor

La’Kita Williams

Affiliate Instructor

Shelby Wilson

Affiliate Instructor

Sian Wu

Affiliate Instructor