Grit Liebscher

Interim Chair, Professor

Anders Bergstrom

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor for Communication Studies program and Digital Arts Communication minor - Lecturer
(519) 888-4567 x 47955
Location: ML 309

Anders is a film and media scholar, with a background in literature, composition, and critical theory.

Andy Houston

Andrew Houston

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor for Theatre and Performance Program and Communication Arts and Digital Practice program - Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x 47029
Location: ML 119B

Andy Houston earned his BA in Drama and Sociology from the University of Guelph (1989), where he was awarded a College of Arts Medal.

Tim Paci.

Tim Paci

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Communication Outcomes Initiative- Lecturer
(519) 888-4567 x 48494
Location: ML 254B

Tim Paci has taught in Communication Arts at the University of Waterloo since his days as a graduate student in the 1990s.

Nazli Akhtari

Assistant Professor
519-888-4567 x41527
Location: ML 119C

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Kevin Carey

(519) 888-4567 x 46820
Location: ML 240

Kevin is an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar (English/Rhetoric PhD, Russian Literature MA, Philosophy BA) whose work focuses on higher education and its discontents.

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Paul Cegys

(519) 888-4567 x 47911
Location: ML 129

Paul Cegys’ work merges multiple practices of performance creation and design, from theatre and opera to site-specific installation and intermedial VR/MR scenographies.

William Chesney.

William Chesney

Professor Emeritus
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Jordana Cox

Assistant Professor
(519) 888-4567 x 46809
Location: ML 243

My scholarship bridges communication studies, performance history, and the public humanities.

David Goodwin

David Goodwin

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x. 35382
Location: ECH 2113

Rob Danisch.

Robert Danisch

(519) 888-4567 x 48603
Location: ML 236B

Robert Danisch has a PhD in Communication from the University of Pittsburgh (2004) and a BA from the University of Virginia in History and Philosophy.

Shannon Hartling

Shannon Hartling

(519) 888-4567 x 48997
Location: ML 257B

Shannon Hartling has a PhD in English (2003) and an MA and BA in English from the University of Waterloo.

David Janzen (on leave)


David Janzen’s teaching and research takes an interdisciplinary approach to environmental and science communication, cultural and decolonial studies, and crisis theory.

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Adan Jerreat-Poole

Assistant Professor
519-888-4567 x41535
Location: ML 257C

Adan (they/them) is a mad/crip/queer scholar and white settler living on treaty territory belonging to Six Nations of the Grand River and the traditional home of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. Adan works at the intersection of disability studies and digital media, with attention to social media, video game studies, critical design, accessible virtual pedagogies, automedia, popular culture, and digital storytelling.

Aynur Kadir

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Aynur Kadir earned her Ph.D. in 2018 from Making Culture Lab, School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University.

Naila Keleta-Mae

Naila Keleta-Mae

Dorothy Killam Fellow, Canada Research Chair, Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x 42198
Location: ML 131

Sarah Klein

Assistant Professor
(519) 888-4567 x 48477
Location: ML 254A  

Sarah’s research centers on how methods travel across time and space.

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Smita Misra

Assistant Professor
519-888-4567 x41529
Location: ML 304

Smita Misra is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Waterloo. She is an interdisciplinary scholar who holds a Ph.D. in Communication from UNC-Chapel Hill (2022), an M.A. in Performance Studies from the University of Kent (2015), and BSc. in Life Sciences (2011) and B.A. (2012) from Queen’s University.  

Sorouja Moll

Sorouja Moll

(519) 888-4567 x 41985
Location: ML 238

Sorouja Moll has a PhD in Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies (Concordia) specializing in the fields of Communication, English, and Art History.

Mina Momeni

Assistant Professor
519-888-4567 x41531
Location: ML 254C

Mina Momeni holds a PhD in Communication and Culture from the joint program at Toronto Metropolitan University and York University, and she received her MFA in Documentary Media from Toronto Metropolitan University.

Lennart Nacke

Lennart Nacke

Associate Professor, Joint Appointed with Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business
(519) 888-4567 x 47822
Location: ML 239

Professor Nacke teaches User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction, and Game Design at the University of Waterloo.

Kim Nguyen

Kim Nguyen

Associate Professor
(519) 888-4567 x 49152
Location: ML 236A

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Lionnell (Badu) Smith

Lecturer, Communication & Black Studies
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Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr. Jennifer Roberts-Smith (PhD, Toronto) is an award-winning artist-researcher, whose transdisciplinary, design-based work explores performance, digital media, history, education, and social justice.


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