Meet the Dean

  • Bryant Keith Alexander, Ph.D.

    Dean Alexander is dean of the LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts, and a professor of Communication, Performance and Cultural Studies. He is an active scholar with a distinguished record of teaching, service, professional activity, and a regular performer and keynote speaker at universities and conferences around the country. His nearly 200 scholarly publications appear in leading journals and major handbooks that evidence the broad interdisciplinary and intellectual curiosity of his engagement—including: “The Handbook of Qualitative Inquiry 4th , 5th, and 6th  editions," and the forthcoming 6th Edition; “The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication,” “The Handbook of Autoethnography,” “The Blackwell Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication,” “The Handbook of Communication and Instruction,” “The Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies,” “The Handbook of Qualitative Research,” “The Handbook of Performance Studies,” and “Men and   Masculinities: Critical Concepts in Sociology.” 

    Read his complete biography here.

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  • Michele Hammers, Ph.D
    Associate Dean
    LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts

    St. Robert's Hall Suite 101

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    Elaine Patricia Walker, Ed.D
    Assistant Dean
    LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts

    St. Roberts Hall Suite 101

  • Allison Clausen
    Administrative Coordinator
    Academic Affairs

    Isabelle Maltez
    Administrative Coordinator
    College of Comm & Fine Arts

    Jameia McDuffie
    Academic Advisor
    College of Comm & Fine Arts

    Kate Shirley
    Associate Director for Academic Communications
    Marketing and Communications

    Charisse D. Smith
    Budget Analyst
    Office of the EVP Academic Affairs

    Rachel Van Houten
    Senior Coordinator of Academic Services
    College of Comm & Fine Arts

    Pamela Wimberly-Willis
    Administrative Specialist
    College of Comm & Fine Arts