New Chair for Communication

New Chair for Communication

Sean. M. Horan, PhD, was appointed as the new chair of the College of Arts and Sciences Communication Department. Dr. Horan, who was identified as the fifth most published communication researcher between the years of 2012-2016, and the 21st most central communication scholar from 2007- 2011, began his tenure this fall.

Dr. Horan received his BA and MA from Texas State University, and his PhD from West Virginia University. Prior to his most recent position as an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Texas State University in San Marcos, he taught as an assistant professor in the College of Communication at DePaul University in Chicago.

His expert commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the New York Daily News, and on ABC News and CNN.