Communication Arts Program Faculty

 

Michelle Glaros

mglaros@centenary.edu

Dr. Michelle Glaros holds the R.Z. Biedenharn Chair of Communication at Centenary College of Louisiana where she teaches classes in digital film production as well as film, media, and communication studies. As the Biedenharn Chair, Dr. Glaros also coordinates internships for Centenary College’s Communication Arts Program.

Dr. Glaros is a small-scale documentary filmmaker (that means she researches, writes, shoots, and edits her own work). Since moving to Louisiana in 2003, her films have been broadly focused on documenting folk practices.

Specialties  

Digital Film Production, Documentary Film, Fiction Film, Film Art, Film and Television Studies, Communication Studies, Internships in Communication, and Senior Seminar in Communication

 

 

Jessica Hawkins

jhawkins@centenary.edu

Jessica Hawkins is an Associate Professor of Communication at Centenary College of Louisiana and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design. She is also the Robert Ewing Jr. and John H. Hendrick, Jr. Eminent Scholars Distinguished Professor of Communication.

Prof. Hawkins teaches courses in web and graphic design, leads a cross-disciplinary first year seminar focused on leveraging social media for social change, and pursues research interests revolving around generative art and procedural literacy as design pedagogy. Bringing her professional experience to the classroom, Prof. Hawkins is an award-winning designer who continues to create commercial work for clients.

Specialties 

Design Communication, Graphic Design, Web & Multimedia Design, and Public Communication

 

Contributing Faculty

 

Andia Augustin-Billy

Specialties: French

Department: Foreign Languages

 

Jeanne Hamming

Specialties: technology and culture, cultural studies

Department: English

 

David Havird

Specialties: creative writing

Department: English

 

Jeff Hendricks

Specialties: film history, film theory, scriptwriting

Department: English

 

Jeffrey Kallenberg

Specialties: scriptwriting

Department: Theatre

 

Kevin Kennedy

Specialties: drawing, 2-D media

Department: Art & Visual Culture

 

Dana Kress

Specialties: French

Department: Foreign Languages

 

Michael Laffey

Specialties: radio broadcasting, social media & content strategy, sports communication, advertising & public relations

Department: English

 

EMILY LEITHAUSER

Specialties: creative writing

Department: English

 

George Newtown

Specialties: autobiography

Department: English

 

Lisa Nicoletti

Specialties: art history, visual studies, design history, museum management

Department: Art & Visual Culture

 

Maureen Murov

Specialties: Spanish, Latin American film

Department: Foreign Languages

 

Steve Shelburne

Specialties: professional copy editing, Shakespeare and film, public argumentation

Department: English

 

Logan Sledge

Specialties: acting, directing

Department: Theatre

 

Curt Youngblood

Specialties: photography

Department: Art & Visual Culture

Contact Info

Michelle Glaros

R.Z. Biedenharn Chair in Communication