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Faculty Profiles


Terry Byrne, MFA


Prof. Byrne is an Associate Professor teaching film/television production, theory, criticism, lighting/cinematography and production design.



Paul D’Angelo, Ph.D. (Department Chair)


Dr. D’Angelo teaches a variety of courses in the areas of Mass Media theory and Communication Research.


Yifeng Hu, Ph.D.

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Dr. Hu teaches Introduction to Communication Theory and New Media and Health Communication.



Lorna A. Johnson, MFA


Prof. Johnson teaches a variety of courses, including Documentary, Television Production and African Americans in Film.


John C. Pollock, Ph.D., M.(I)P.A.

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Dr. Pollock’s teaching interests include Research Methods, Public Communication Health Campaigns and International Communication.



Susan Ryan, Ph.D.


Dr. Ryan’s current teaching and research interests include documentary production, community media, Latin American film and video, and theories and criticism of film and television.


Keli Steuber Fazio, Ph.D.

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Dr. Steuber Fazio’s scholarly work examines how individuals and spouses communicate during marital and health-related stressors, most recently related to infertility, post-partum depression, and perinatal loss.



Gary C. Woodward, Ph.D.


Dr. Woodward’s current research and teaching interests include political communication, rhetorical theory and theories of persuasion.



Kevin R. Potucek

Mr. Potucek is the Radio, Television and Film Coordinator for the Department of Communication Studies. He has a degree in Theater Technology from The University of Wisconsin.

Livia Lazzaro, MA

Ms. Lazzaro is the Program Assistant in the Department of Communication Studies. In this position, she combines her administrative skills with passion for communication studies. She earned her A.A. in Communication Studies, B.A. in English Literature, and M.A. in Public and Organizational Relations.

Experienced Adjunct Instructors


Jacob C. Farbman, MA, APR

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In addition to his duties with the Council, Jacob has taught as an adjunct professor of communication studies at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in Ewing since January 2001, teaching Introduction to Communication Theory and Strategies of Public Relations.

Brooke Mailhiot


Susan McManimon, PhD

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Dr. McManimon holds a position of an assistant adjunct professor at the College of New Jersey’s Department of Communication Studies and an adjunct professor position at Rider University’s Department of Communication and Journalism.




Meagan Drye Wolfe


Professor Wolfe currently serves as an adjunct professor for TCNJ’s Department of Communication Studies, an adjunct instructor for Mercer County Community College and works full time for Educational Testing Services.



Tom Hipper, MSPH, MA


Tom Hipper is the Program Manager of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication (CPHRC) at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health.


Janice Selinger, MA

Prof. Selinger is a 14 – time Emmy award winning producer of documentaries and specials. She was the Acting Executive Director of NJN Public Television, Acting President of the NJN Foundation, Acting Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Executive Director for Programming and Production. Prior to working at NJN, she worked at WCBS-TV on Channel 2 Eye On and On Your Side with John Stossel. Selinger has also served as Second Vice Chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She is currently a freelance television producer and does public relations for a non-profit. She teaches Cable and Broadcasting in America and Writing and Announcing for Broadcast. She has a B.A. in Journalism from Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s in Public Administration from Rutgers, Newark. Selinger uses her maiden name professionally.

Scott Wasienko

Jason Molloy, MFA

Prof. Molloy holds an MFA degree in screenwriting from UCLA and is a member of WGA’s Independent Writers Caucus. He also teaches at Rowan University and Ocean County College.

Affiliated Faculty


Judi Puritz Cook, Ph.D.

Dr. Cook is the College’s Director of the Office of Instructional Design. She teaches Introduction to Communication Theory for the Department.