Major in Communication Arts

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Communication Arts Major


Professor Carol Downing

Carol A. Downing

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication

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

Dr. Carol Downing has been teaching at Utica College since 1985. She has been the Chair of the Department of Communication Arts since 2005. ...More About Carol A. Downing

David M. Habbel

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

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

Dr. Habbel's areas of teaching and research include Interpersonal, Organizational, Political and Intercultural Communication, and Communication Theory. He has served as Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Chair of the Syracuse University Senate Committee on Diversity, and the Presiding Officer of the UC Faculty Senate. Dr. Habbel continues to be involved with diversity issues on the UC campus. ...More About David M. Habbel

Dr. Jeff Miller

Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Miller

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

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

Dr. Jeff Miller is Associate Professor of Communication and a Fulbright Scholar (2007, Taiwan) whose teaching and research focuses on the connections between forms of communication (mass media and journalism, public speech, community organizing), democratic participation, and social justice. Dr. Miller has presented his research at regional, national, and international conferences, including recent conferences in Stockholm, London, and Krakow. He also serves as director of FILM@UC, programming and hosting the campus film series for over fifteen years, and was faculty adviser to WPNR FM from 1998-2006. ...More About Jeffrey A. Miller


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

(315) 792-3155
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