Faculty

Michael Miller, Ph.D. 

B.S.E., Henderson State University; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Florida

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Research Methods
  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Gender Communication

Randy Duncan, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication & Theatre Arts
Arkansas Hall 213
870-230-5042

M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

  • Rhetoric
  • Visual
  • Persuasion
  • Criticism

Victoria "Torri" Ellison

Instructor of Communication and Theatre Arts, Director of Oral Communication Course and Communication Lab Supervisor
Arkansas Hall 218
870-230-5445

B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies from Arkansas State University, Graduate Certificate in Health Communication from Arkansas State University

  • Oral Communication
  • Male and Female Communication

Darrel Farmer, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts
Director of Debate
Arkansas Hall 219
870-230-5264

B.A. Central Michigan University, M.A. Central Michigan University, Ph.D. University of Nebraska Lincoln

  • Argumentation and Debate
  • Oral Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Business and Professional Communication

Research Interests; Networked Publics, Argumentation/Debate Pedagogy, Deliberative Society

Jana Jones, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Communications and Theatre Arts
Arkansas Hall 217
870-230-5444

AEA/SAG; BFA, Missouri State University; MLA, Henderson State University; Ph.D. Texas Tech University.

  • Oral Communication
  • Humanities: Theatre Arts

Jana is an active member of Actor's Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.  Her professional acting credits include The Guiding Light on CBS, the New York City Opera, Off-Broadway productions at The Theatre for the New City, 13th Theatre, Actor's Playhouse and The American Theatre for Actors.  Jana has presented at the International Conference of the Association of Arts Administrator Educators, The Association of Theatre in Higher Educations Conference, for the Southeast Theatre Conference.  Jana is the author of the book, Onstage with God. She is also a member of Henderson State University's Institutional Review Board and Honors College.

David Mathews, MSE

Adjunct Faculty in Communication & Theatre Arts
Arkansas Hall 221
870-230-5538

BSE, Henderson State University; MSE, Henderson State University

  • Oral Communication

David Mathews, a teacher of Oral Communication, has his MSE in theatre and a BSE in art from Henderson.  He has served in the Air Force as a minuteman missile maintenance supervisor in North Dakota and lived in New York City where he house managed, stage managed and acted off Broadway.  David is a retired public school teacher of art and theatre.

John Price, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts
Arkansas Hall 219
870-230-5469

B.S. Central Michigan University, M.A. Central Michigan University, Ph.D. ABD University of Kansas

  • Organizational Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Business and Professional Communication

Research Interests; Online Brand Communities, Brand Tribalism, Networked Publics, Public Relations, Interorganizational Communication, Presidential Rhetoric and Argumentation

Mark Lowery

Adjunct faculty in Communication and Theatre Arts
Arkansas Hall 221
870- 230- 5538

B.A. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville  M.A. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

  • Oral Communication