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Faculty Profiles



Terry Byrne, MFA


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



Paul D’Angelo, Ph.D.


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




Lorna A. Johnson, MFA


Professor 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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John 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, Ph.D.

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Professor Steuber’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.


Experienced Adjunct Instructors


Jacob C. Farbman, M.A., 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.

Brookie Mailhiot


Susan McManimon, Ph.D.

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Ms. 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.


Janice Selinger

Scott Wasienko

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.