Major in Communication Arts

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Communication Arts Major


Carol A. Downing

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication

Phone: (315) 792-3155
Office: 214 Faculty Center

Dr. Carol Downing teaches and researches in the area of rhetorical theory and instructs the oral performance branch of communication arts: public speaking, oral interpretation, voice and diction, and argumentation.

David M. Habbel

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

Phone: (315) 792-3152
Office: 215 Faculty Center

Dr. David Habbel specializes in interpersonal, political, and organizational communication. He has presented papers at national and international conferences.

Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Miller

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

Phone: (315) 792-3086
Office: 309 Romano Hall

Professor Jeff Miller specializes in the media and democracy, visual communication, and semiology. He also teaches interpersonal communication and public speaking, and serves as director of FILM@UC. ...More About Jeffrey A. Miller


Carol Downing, Ph.D.
Department Chair
214 Faculty Center

(315) 792-3155
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