Contact Us

  • Jaytoya Simms
  • Department Assistant for History, Culture & Society
  • Office: Parmenter Hall 21A
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 785.594.7867

Contact Faculty
Scholarships & Financial Aid



Communication Studies Faculty

Susan Emel - 8457

Professor of Communication Studies, Ernestine Susannah Buckley Chair, Director of BU Speech Choir, Chair of the Dept. of History, Culture & Society
B.S. Kansas State University, M. Div. St. Paul School of Theology, Ph.D. University of Kansas
Expertise: interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, communication theory, rhetorical studies
Office: Parmenter Hall 15
785.594.8457
Kimberly Schaefer

Kimberly Schaefer - 4539

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
B.A. University of Richmond; M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Expertise: interpersonal communication, communication technology, personal relationships
Office: Parmenter Hall 18
785.594.4539

Philip Schiffelbein - 8457

Instructor of Communication Studies
Office: Parmenter Hall, Ground Floor
785.594.8457

Russell Taylor - 8457

Instructor of Communication Studies
Office: Parmenter Hall, Ground Floor
785.594.8457