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Adjunct Professors

Alyssa Aguiar

Alyssa Aguiar

Adjunct Instructor Reed School of Media and Communications

ama00055@mix.wvu.edu

Alyssa Aguiar has spent years working in roles across brand marketing, product and ad sales to bring to life inspiring new ad products and campaigns to billions of social media users around the world.

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Dustin Barnes

Dustin Barnes

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

dustin.barnes@mail.wvu.edu

Dustin Barnes, APR, serves as the Communications Coordinator for the North Little Rock School District.

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Nicole Beason

Nicole Beason

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

nicole.beason@hsc.wvu.edu

Nicole Beason currently holds the position of executive director for the WVU Health Sciences Office of Research and Graduate Education. In this role, she provides vision, leadership and support for student enrollment efforts.

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Rick Bebout

Rick Bebout

Technology Manager

304-293-5736

RDBebout@mail.wvu.edu

Rick Bebout is a technology specialist; his primary responsibilities are to build and maintain all of the program’s graduate courses and support our online students and instructors.

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Hooi Yin Boey

Hooi Yin Boey

Instructor | Piano School of Music

Hooiyin.Boey@mail.wvu.edu

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Lynn Burkholder

Lynn Burkholder

Adjunct Professor Reed School of Media and Communications

rlb00041@mix.wvu.edu

Lynn Burkholder has more than 30 years of marketing, communications, and business development experience. She has served in management and leadership positions with a variety of service industries including hospitality, tourism, gaming, and entertainment.

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Staci Cadalzo

Staci Romine Cadalzo

Part-time Lecturer School of Theatre and Dance

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Yolanda Cal

Yolanda Cal

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Communication, College of Communication and Design, Lynn University

yrc00001@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Cal brings 20 years of advertising education and integrated marketing strategy experience to WVU.

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Jasmine Carver

Jasmine Carver

Adjunct Professor Demand Generation Leader for GE Aerospace

jsc00032@mix.wvu.edu

Jasmine Carver is a demand generation leader for GE Aerospace and works part-time as a digital marketing tutor with CareerFoundry.

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Nadia Chochol

Nadia Chochol

Adjunct Professor Marketing and Brand Strategist

nhc00004@mix.wvu.edu

Nadia Chochol is a marketing and brand strategist with 20 years of experience in the luxury fashion, education, and professional development industries.

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Alan Christopher

Alan Christopher

Adjunct Professor Owner, DAC Marketing

dachristopher@mix.wvu.edu

Alan Christopher has not yet decided what he wants to be when (and if) he grows up. He and his family live in Austin, Texas, the live music capitol of the world.

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Shani Compton

Shani Compton

Adjunct Professor Sports Marketing Consultant

sjcompton@mix.wvu.edu

Shani Compton is currently an adapted physical education specialist.

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Anissa Cooke-Batista

Anissa Cooke-Batista

Adjunct Professor Marketing Communications and Events Manager

arc00067@mix.wvu.edu

With over 20 years of experience, Anissa Cooke-Batista has a well-developed sense of what it takes to achieve organizational goals.

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Stacey Creely

Stacey Creely

Adjunct Professor Director of Public Relations and Assistant Director of Admissions at the Linsly School

screely@mix.wvu.edu

Stacey Creely is an adjunct faculty member in the Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) program at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts and Media.

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Craig Davis

Craig Davis

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Advertising, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University

professorcraigdavis@gmail.com

With over 20 years of experience, Craig Davis has held integrated and interactive roles for agencies like Denstu Corporation of America, Poppe Tyson, USWeb/CKS, Arnold Worldwide and Saatchi & Saatchi NYC.

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Tim DeWitt

Instructor | Brass Pedagogy School of Music

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Natalie Eddy

Natalie Eddy

Adjunct Professor

neddy@mix.wvu.edu

Natalie Eddy has been an adjunct faculty member for the WVU College of Creative Arts and Media since 2004.

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Kisstaman Epps (Kiss)

Kisstaman Epps (Kiss)

Adjunct Professor

Kdepps@mix.wvu.edu

Kisstaman Epps grew up in Pittsburgh and relocated to Charleston, WV in 1995. She loves the country roads of West Virginia. Epps earned an M.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Corporate and Organizational Communication from West Virginia University.

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Vince Filak

Vince Filak

Adjunct Professor Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

vffilak@mix.wvu.edu

Vincent Filak, Ph.D. is an award-winning teacher, scholar and college media adviser, who currently serves as a full professor and newspaper adviser at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

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Susan Gaide

Susan Gaide

Adjunct Professor

sugaide@mix.wvu.edu

Susan Gaide is a marketing/public relations/branding consultant for the music, entertainment and sonic branding industries.

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LaShanta Green

LaShanta Green

Adjunct Professor Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Dow Credit Union

ldg00011@mix.wvu.edu

LaShanta Green is the director of marketing and community relations at Dow Credit Union. Her recognized successes include ideating and implementing measurable and meaningful change.

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Todd Hudak

Todd Hudak

Adjunct Professor Communications Account Representative, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

tohudak@mix.wvu.edu

Todd Hudak is a communications account representative at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and manages a wide variety of marketing communications projects.

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Ranata Hughes

Ranata Hughes

Adjunct Professor Internship Director and Educator at Florida A&M University

rmh00022@mix.wvu.edu

Ranata M. Hughes, a Florida native, works as an internship director and educator at Florida A&M University School of Journalism & Graphic Communication.

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Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones

Lecturer | Art History, Foundations, Painting School of Art and Design

patrick.jones@mail.wvu.edu

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April Kaull (Stolzenbach)

April Kaull (Stolzenbach)

Adjunct Professor Director of News for WVU University Relations

akaull@mail.wvu.edu

April Kaull is the Director of News for University Relations, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the unit, which is charged with telling West Virginia University’s story.

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Kathy Keltner-Previs

Kathy Keltner-Previs

Adjunct Professor Assistant Professor of Communication, Eastern Kentucky University

kakeltnerprevis@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Kathy Previs earned a Ph.D. in Communication from The Ohio University’s E.W. Scripts College of Communication in 2007.

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Jeri Knowlton

Jeri Knowlton

Adjunct Professor Owner of WV Content Marketing Queen

jsk00018@mix.wvu.edu

Jeri Knowlton is the WV Content Marketing Queen (LLC) that specializes in helping businesses grow through strategic marketing initiatives, authentic content, and data-supported tactics that solve problems for the client.

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Rebecca Kreider

Instructor | Music School of Music

Rebecca.Kreider@mail.wvu.edu

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Scott Lituchy

Scott Lituchy

Adjunct Professor Visual Storytelling Director at West Virginia University

snlituchy@mix.wvu.edu

In 1988, back when photographers souped Tri-X by hand, Scott Lituchy began his photojournalism career at The Jersey Journal.

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Joe Londergan

Joe Londergan

Adjunct Professor Marketing and Communications Professional

jel00022@mix.wvu.edu

Londergan has spent more than a decade in the sports and entertainment industry in several different marketing and communications roles.

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Stephanie Lorenze

Stephanie Lorenze

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Renee Martin-Kratzer portrait

Renee Martin-Kratzer

Adjunct Professor

rakratzer@mix.wvu.edu

Renee Martin-Kratzer earned her doctorate and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri. She worked five years as an assistant professor at the University of Florida and now teaches online for different universities.

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Stephanie Miclot

Stephanie Miclot

Adjunct Professor Principal Consultant, WORD IT! Strategic Marketing in Communications Freelance Writer and Editor

stmiclot@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Stephanie Miclot has 20+ years in integrated marketing across various fields including social media, journalism, PR, advertising, and pharmaceutical marketing.

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Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller

Adjunct Professor Director of Performing Arts Admission at Baldwin Wallace University

mmille79@mail.wvu.edu

Matthew Miller, a 2009 WVU graduate, brings 24 years of sales/marketing experience to higher education. He's now Director of Performing Arts Admission at Baldwin Wallace University.

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Bill Nevin

Bill Nevin

Adjunct Professor Associate Vice President of Communications for the WVU Foundation

wjnevin@mix.wvu.edu

Bill Nevin is associate vice president of communications for the West Virginia University Foundation, the private fundraising arm of West Virginia University.

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Adam Osmianski

Instructor | Music School of Music

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Carol Pasquariello

Carol Pasquariello

Adjunct Professor Vice President of Marketing at Thompson Restaurant Group

cjp00049@mix.wvu.edu

With over 35 years of marketing experience, Carol Pasquariello knows what it takes and how to build a brand.

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Bobbie Rathjens

Bobbie Rathjens

Adjunct Professor Seasoned Marketing & Communication Professional

blr00008@mix.wvu.edu

Bobbie Rathjens has 15 years of industry experience in marketing and communications. Rathjens most recently worked as the director of marketing at Boyne Highlands Resort (a nationally recognized golf and ski resort).

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Danielle Rohe

Danielle Rohe

Adjunct Professor Digital Marketing Professional

dnr00003@mix.wvu.edu

Danielle Rohe is a digital marketing professional with 15 years of experience. She has worked across nearly all aspects of digital marketing after starting out as a “new media” assistant for a radio group.

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Matt Saffron

Matt Saffron

Lecturer | Dance School of Theatre and Dance

msaffron@mail.wvu.edu

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Jimmy Sanderson

Jimmy Sanderson

Adjunct Professor Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona State University

Jimmy Sanderson teaches at WVU College of Creative Arts and Media's online programs and leads Sanderson Media Group, focusing on social media strategy and sports research.

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Richard Stalnaker

Richard Stalnaker

Adjunct Professor Motion Graphics Artist, West Virginia University

rbstalnaker@mail.wvu.edu

Inspired by his grandfather, Stalnaker began drawing at age 4. He's now a Motion Graphics Artist at WVU, contributing to national ads and animations for WVU landmarks. He also teaches at the George Romero Filmmaking Program in Monessen, PA.

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Matthew Staudt

Matthew Staudt

Adjunct Professor Vice President of Podcast Programming at iHeartRadio

mas00059@mix.wvu.edu

Matty Staudt started in broadcasting at 16 in Keyser, WV. He's worked at top stations like WJFK in DC, WNEW in NYC, and Alice Radio in San Francisco.

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Daryl Stevens

Daryl Stevens

Adjunct Professor Lecturer in Graphic Communications at Clemson University

wds00013@mix.wvu.edu

Daryl Stevens has 30 years of experience in design and advertising, catering to a wide range of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His work has earned international awards for websites and has been featured in national magazines.

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Katlin Swisher

Katlin Swisher

Adjunct Professor Senior Strategist, Campus Sonar

katlin.swisher@mail.wvu.edu

Katlin Swisher, a senior strategist at Campus Sonar, specializes in using social listening research to help higher education professionals. She also teaches media at WVU.

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Barbara-Leigh Tonelli

Barbara-Leigh Tonelli

Adjunct Professor Special Features Editor, Huntington Beach Local News

batonelli@mix.wvu.edu

Dr. Tonelli prioritizes her students' success in course facilitation, bringing extensive experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, research, mass media, sociology, international travel, economics, and commercial real estate.

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Cara Verwholt

Cara Verwholt

Adjunct Professor Founder & Principal, Cara Verwholt Consulting

cmv00012@mix.wvu.edu

Cara Verwholt is Founder & Principal at Cara Verwholt Consulting, which provides strategic guidance to marketing leaders during transformational events such as go-to-market launches, rebrands, and distribution strategy pivots.

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Patrick Warner

Patrick Warner

Adjunct Professor Marketing Professional with more than 15 years experience

pww0006@mix.wvu.edu

Patrick Warner has worked in marketing since 2003, and has spent over seven years at The Nielsen Company, a global leader in market research.

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Rob Weber

Rob Weber

Adjunct Professor Patient Marketing Manager- Heartland Dental

dweber3@mail.wvu.edu

Rob Weber has 7+ years in healthcare marketing and 12+ years in marketing communications. He's taught digital marketing, integrated marketing, and marketing strategy for over 6 years at Southern New Hampshire University and Black Hills State University.

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Michael Wigton

Michael Wigton

Adjunct Professor Teaching Professor at Iowa State University

mew00044@mix.wvu.edu

Michael Wigton, based in Des Moines, IA, is a Teaching Professor at Iowa State University, his alma mater. He holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication from Concordia University, with a thesis on "Student Learning Through Social Media."

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Renee Wyatt

Renee Wyatt

Music Education School of Music

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