Department of Contemporary Media & Journalism
Al Neuharth Media Center
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
Contemporary Media and Journalism courses support many majors.
Department Chairperson: Professor Charles Lubbers
Charles Lubbers, Professor, Ph.D., University of Nebraska. Specializations: public relations, advertizing and integrated marketing communications.
Ric Jensen, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Texas A & M University. Specializations in public relations, advertising and qualitative research methods. Research in sports and environmental public relations.
Miglena Sternadori, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Missouri. Specialization in journalism, research in cognitive processing of news, news routines, stereotyping, and sex/gender differences in perception of media messages.
Michelle Van Maanen, Assistant Professor, Ed.D., University of South Dakota. Specialization in multiplatform journalism.