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Ninotchka Devorah Bennahum
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theater and Director of the MFA in New Media Art and Performance.
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Specializations: Flamenco, Performance Theory, Dance History, African-American Performance, Gypsy/Middle East Performance History.

Selected Publications:
Antonia Merce, La Argentina: Flamenco and the Spanish Avant-Garde, Wesleyan University Press (2000)


 

Marla Del Collins
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies, Educational Theatre and Theatre
B.F.A., Dramatic Arts, University of West Virginia, M.A., Educational Theatre, Ph.D., Arts and Humanities in Education, Fellowship: Interpersonal and Speech Communication, Department of Culture and Communication, New York University.

Specializations:
Whole Systems Theories as they apply to transcultural communication and globalization, teaching and learning pedagogy, the fine arts and gender communication.

Selected Publications:
Transcending Dualistic Thinking in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation Journal, Harvard Law School (2005), To Veil or Not to Veil: A Feminist’s Journey Through the Land of Jordan, Women and Language Journal, George Mason University (2003), “Dragonflying” Beyond Cultural Constraints: The Transcultural Phenomenon, Journal of Human Communication, Pan-Asian Association (2002), Intrapersonal Communication, The Missing Link, Illinois Communication Journal, Illinois Communication Association (2001).


Gail-Ann G. Greaves (Chairperson)
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre, and Director of the Forensic Program in Speech and Debate
B.A., M.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY); Ph.D., Howard University
Specializations: Forensics, Rhetoric, Inter-cultural Communication, Cultures of the Caribbean, the United States and Africa, Political and Social Commentary calypso.
Director and Coach of the LIU Student Forensic Team
Selected Publications:
“Call-Response in Selected Calypsoes of Political Commentary from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.” (1998, September). Journal of Black Studies, 29(1), 34-50. “The Rhetoric of the Calypso of Political Commentary from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: An African-centered Historical-critical analysis.” (1995, December). The Howard Journal of Communication, 6(4), 321-334.


Barbara Parisi
Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre
B.A., Hunter College (CUNY); M.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY); M.A., The Graduate Center (CUNY); M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Specializations: Communication Studies, Performance Studies, Theatre
A founder, executive director of the Ryan Repertory Company at the Harry Warren Theatre, Brooklyn (1972)

Selected Publications:
Empowerment Through Communication, Kendall Hunt (1995), The History of Brooklyn’s Three Major Performance Art Institutes, Scarecrow Press (2003).


John Sannuto
Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Performance Studies and Theatre; and Director of Theatre
B.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY); M.A., D.A., New York University
Specializations: Theatre, Dance, Movement for Theatre, Oral Interpretation, Public Speaking, Directing, Voice and Diction, Musical Theatre.

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