Bosah Ebo
Professor of Communication
Fine Arts 216

B.S., M.A., Wisconsin; Ph.D., Iowa

Dr. Ebo teaches communication ethics, public relations and international communication. His research interests also include popular culture and media images of Africa. He edited the books Cyberghetto or Cybertopia: Race, Class and Gender on the Internet and Cyberimperialism: Global Relations in the New Electronic Frontier.

Barry Janes
Professor of Communication
Fine Arts 220

B.A., M.A., Rutgers; Ph.D., New York University

Dr. Janes works and teaches electronic media theory, programming and technology. He has been a producer, director and/or writer of more than 100 video productions, and has advised numerous corporations, non-profit organizations and municipalities. Dr. Janes’ research interests include Broadcast Programming and History, and, most recently, the effective use of computer-based asynchronous technologies in the classroom.

Yun Xia
Professor of Communication
Fine Arts 238

B.A., M.A., Sichuan University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois

Dr. Xia is our resident multimedia specialist with expertise in the area of graphic communication in print and digital media. His research focuses on computer-mediated communication, semiotic analysis of the Internet, and human-computer interface design.