Faculty: Elon University’s Professional Schools: School of Communications

Full-Time Faculty

Jonathan Albright – Instructor of Communications
• B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D. in progress, University of Auckland, New Zealand
• Professional experience in targeted analytics with Yahoo and evaluator for Google properties; participant in the Oxford Internet Institute
• Finalist in the International Data Journalism Awards for analytics research on Twitter

David Bockino – Instructor of Communications and Sport and Event Management  

• B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Seton Hall University; Ph.D. in progress, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• Seven years of professional experience with ESPN in sales, marketing and research
• Research interests: digital media economics, journalism practice abroad

Ben Hannam – Associate Professor of Communications

• B.F.A., Old Dominion University; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
• Joins us from teaching visual communication design at Virginia Tech; taught for three years at VCU’s campus in Doha, Qatar
• Professional experience as a graphic designer for agencies and magazine publishers and author of a book on freelance graphic design

Denise Hill – Instructor of Communications

• B.A. and M.A., Temple University; Ph.D. in progress, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• 25+ years in corporate public relations, including at the vice president level at
Fortune 500 companies
• Research interests: strategic communications, public relations in social movements

Adjunct Faculty

Hemalatha Naidu – Instructor of Communications
• B.S., B.A., and M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
• Formerly assistant director of the UNCG Speaking Center