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Faculty and Staff

The Communication Studies department is made up of fourteen full-time (tenured/tenure-track) and nine adjunct faculty members. The faculty provide the department with a wide range of academic and professional expertise across the discipline.


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Featured Student

Morrison
While we are proud of each of our graduates, we would like to recognize Abigail Morrison, who walked across the stage during the ceremony.  This is especially significant since Abby was told by Doctors in 2006 that she would never walk again. Watch this video youtu.be/y0I_iHGfb6o to learn more about Abby's story.  Congratulations Abby!

Department Faculty

Lauren Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Dr. MackenzieLauren Mackenzie joined the Bloomsburg University Communication Studies faculty in the fall of 2014 and teaches courses devoted to Intercultural Communication and Conflict Management courses.

Previously, Dr. Mackenzie served as Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication at the U. S. Air Force Culture and Language Center. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts and has taught intercultural competence courses throughout the Department of Defense over the past five years. Previously, she taught a variety of intercultural and interpersonal communication courses at the University of Massachusetts, the State University of New York, and Columbus State University, among others. Dr. Mackenzie's research centers around the verbal, paralinguistic and nonverbal components that comprise the communication of respect across cultures. She has recently published in the journals EDUCAUSE and Cross-Cultural Communication as well as in the book Cross-Cultural Competence for a 21st Century Military.

E-mail address for correspondence:  Lmackenz@bloomu.edu