Communication and Sociology

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The Department of Communication and Sociology at ACU harnesses the vital role of communication and data analysis in modern society. Develop the skills to lead purposefully in careers where people and information converge in our Communications courses. Study across social issues and learn valuable discernment skills in our Sociology courses. We combine service-learning, community-based research and internships for a powerful practical learning experience.

Department Chair

Dr. Lynette Sharp Penya

Department Chair, Communication and Sociology
Professor, Department of Communication and Sociology


Dr. Jon Camp
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Joe Cardot

Dr. Lauren Lemley
Associate Professor
Director, Communication Basic Course

Dr. Suzie Macaluso
Associate Professor

Dr. Dan Morrison
Assistant Professor

Sheila Ritchie
College Associate Professor

Dr. Cindy Roper

Dr. J. D. Wallace

Adjunct Faculty

Kelliann Hale
Keely Hardeman
Audrey Lamborn
Krista Masci
Christine Rankin
Carrie Saltsman