Our faculty seek to make a difference professionally, academically, and spiritually in the lives of our students. Our professors have a broad range of experience and backgrounds. Their primary motivation is to be in the classroom with their students or in a lab working on real-world projects.

We'd love to talk with you about your future in the Department of Communication! Feel free to contact any of our faculty using the contact information below.

Nancy Semotiuk, Ph.D.

Chair, Strategic Communication 
(509) 527-2060 | nancy.semotiuk@wallawalla.edu
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Education: PhD Humanities and Culture – Union Institute and University, 2019
Certificate in Creative Writing – Union Institute and University, 2019
MA Journalism – Norwich University, 1992
BA Mass Communication – Walla Walla College, 1979

Research Interests:

Linda Potter Crumley, Ph.D.

(509) 527-2520 | linda.crumley@wallawalla.edu

Education: Ph.D University of Texas | Communication Studies

Research Interests:

Lynelle Ellis, Ph.D.

(509) 527-2843 | lynelle.ellis@wallawalla.edu

Education: PhD Communication -Regent University, 2019
MA Communication in Ministry- Spring Arbor University, 2009
BA Communication- Walla Walla College, 1990

Research Interests: Seventh-day Adventists and the Movies,
Media Effects, Media Literacy, and Redemptive Cinema

Jerry Hartman

Film, TV & Media
(509) 527-2300 | jerry.hartman@wallawalla.edu

Education: MFA Digital Cinema -National University, 2008
BA Mass Communication -Walla Walla College, 1998

Research Interests: