Team

Faculty & Staff


Zorabedian, Thomas

Assistant Dean / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media / Per Course Instructor

Zorabedian, Thomas

7 Feb 2013 | by kelsey

Tom Zorabedian is the Assistant Dean of the URI College of Arts and Sciences and the Harrington School of Communication and Media, working with the Dean and the Director of the Harrington School in all phases of strategic planning and management to develop, promote, and advance the School. Tom also is a faculty member in the […]

Brownell, Winnie

Advisory Board / Dean / Faculty & Staff

Brownell, Winnie

7 Feb 2013 | by kelsey

Dr. Brownell is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to her appointment as Dean in 1999, Dr. Brownell served for 3 years as Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences, 5 years as Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, and over 20 years on the faculty of […]

Romanow, Rebecca

Director / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media / Lecturer

Romanow, Rebecca

1 Mar 2013 | by admin

Rebecca Fine Romanow is the Interim Director of the Film/Media Program. She received her PhD in English from the University of Rhode Island in 2006, with an emphasis in postcolonial literature and film. Her dissertation, The Postcolonial Body in Queer Space and Time, was published by Cambridge Scholar’s Publishing (Cambridge, England) in 2006, with a paperback edition […]

Pantalone, John

Director / Faculty & Staff / Journalism

Pantalone, John

13 Feb 2013 | by admin

John Pantalone became chair of the Journalism Department in 2011 after having taught at URI for 11 years. Prior to starting his teaching career, he worked for more than two decades in community news media including a long stint as the founding editor of Newport This Week and a shorter stay as editor of Newport […]

Roth, Adam David

Associate Professor / College of Arts & Sciences / Communication Studies / Director / Faculty & Staff / Harrington School-Wide / Interim Director

Roth, Adam David

13 Feb 2013 | by admin

  Ph.D., Communication Studies, The University of Iowa, 2008 Graduate Certificate, Interdisciplinary Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry (POROI), The University of Iowa, 2005 M.A., Communication Studies, The University of Iowa, 2002 B.A., Communication and Rhetoric and Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 2001   Bio Adam David Roth graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s business dual-degree program with a […]

McClure, Kevin

Communication Studies / Faculty & Staff / Full Professor / Graduate / Harrington School-Wide / Program Chair / Undergraduate

McClure, Kevin

13 Feb 2013 | by commstudies program

Dr. McClure joined the faculty in 1996. He teaches and/or has taught courses in propaganda, the ethics of persuasion, rhetorical theory and criticism, American public address, persuasion, public speaking and introduction to communication studies. Dr. McClure’s scholarly activities focuses on analyzing communicative events in order to account for the potential influence and impact that these […]

DiCioccio, Rachel L.

Associate Professor / Communication Studies / Director / Faculty & Staff / Graduate / Undergraduate

DiCioccio, Rachel L.

13 Feb 2013 | by admin

Ph.D. Interpersonal Communication, Kent State University, 2001 M.A. Communication Studies, Michigan State University, 1994 B.A. Art History, The University of Rhode Island, 1992 BIO Dr. DiCioccio’s research utilizes a social psychological perspective to examine interactive aggression processes. Her research interests include teasing, humor communication, and family argument processes. Currently, she is focused on studying how […]

Reynolds, Nedra

Faculty & Staff / Full Professor / Persons / Program Chair / Writing & Rhetoric

Reynolds, Nedra

11 Jan 2013 | by admin

Nedra Reynolds is Professor and Department Chair of Writing and Rhetoric in the Harrington School of Communication and Media. She teaches a variety of writing and rhetoric courses in the B.A. degree program and advises all students in the major. Her teaching interests include portfolios, online peer review, and learning technologies. She is the author […]