Department Chair

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Joan L. Conners

The Charles J. Potts Professor of Social Sciences


  • Ph.D., Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Minnesota
  • M.A., Mass Communications, Marquette University
  • B.A., Broadcast & Electronic Communication, Marquette University

Phone: (804) 752-7342
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Journalism Faculty

Patrick M. Kane

Adjunct Faculty


  • M.S., Strategic Public Relations, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • B.S., Mass Communications and Journalism, Virginia Commonwealth University

Phone: (804) 752-3292
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Brian Couturier

Adjunct Faculty


  • M.A., Journalism and Public Affaris, American University
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of New Hampshire

Email: (804) 752-3259