Whether we're focused on human-centered research, media research, games for entertainment and learning or documentary filmmaking – our faculty and students strive to make a difference and empower individuals.
We have dedicated labs researching learning games, social science and technology, as well as a center focused on political and social issues related to media, communication and information policy.
Jeff Searl comes to the MSU Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders with a combination of clinical experience and research that can prepare students for the practice of speech and language pathology as well as research in clinical populations.
Professor Thorson joined the College of Communication Arts faculty at MSU in fall, 2016. Prior, she was Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, and Research Director of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Thorson holds the Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota, and attended undergraduate school at Macalester College.