Faculty

The journalism faculty is among the most productive in the university.

In the past several years our faculty have published 28 books, 63 book chapters, 94 journal articles and produced many other works. Many of these have been highly acclaimed in both scholarly and lay circles. Faculty have also made numerous other contributions to teaching and university life.

You’ll find Journalism and Digital Communication faculty who teach in the DJD Program listed below. Meet all JDC faculty on our departmental Web page.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/who-we-are/monica-ancu/">Monica Ancu</a>

Monica Ancu

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Undergraduate Programs

Monica Ancu studies the role of online technologies, especially online social media, in political campaigns.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/chris-campbell/">Chris Campbell</a>

Chris Campbell

Multimedia Specialist

Chris is the multimedia specialist at VideoWorks, USF St. Petersburg’s onsite video production studio.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/who-we-are/edgardo-dangond/">Edgardo Dangond</a>

Edgardo Dangond

Technical Director

Edgardo Dangond is the technical director at VideoWorks, USF St. Petersburg’s onsite video production studio.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/who-we-are/deni-elliott/">Deni Elliott</a>

Deni Elliott

Professor
Eleanor Poynter Jamison Chair in Media Ethics and Press Policy
Chair, Department of Journalism and Digital Communication

Dr. Elliott specializes in practical ethics.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/casey-frechette/">Casey Frechette</a>

Casey Frechette

Associate Professor

Dr. Frechette teaches digital media and researches the role of technology in learning.

<a href="http://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/who-we-are/bahaa-gameel/">Bahaa Gameel</a>

Bahaa Gameel

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gameel joined the Department of Journalism and Digital Communication in 2016.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/donovan-myrie/">Donovan Myrie</a>

Donovan Myrie

Adjunct Professor

Donovan received his Ph.D. from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is an Assistant News Director at WWL-TV, New Orleans.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/casey-peterson/">Casey Peterson</a>

Casey Peterson

Academic Program Specialist

Casey Peterson is a staff member in the Department of Journalism and Digital Communication at USF St. Petersburg, where he assists with administrative duties for undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/vidisha-priyanka/">Vidisha Priyanka</a>

Vidisha Priyanka

Adjunct Professor

Vidisha Priyanka is an Interactive Learning Producer with Poynter’s NewsU.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/david-snyder/">David Snyder</a>

David Snyder

Adjunct Professor

David graduated from the University of South Florida, where he was awarded a B.A. in English. He received a J.D., summa cum laude, and graduated first in his class from Stetson University.

<a href="https://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/mark-jerome-walters/">Mark Jerome Walters</a>

Mark Jerome Walters

Professor
Director, VideoWorks
Coordinator, Graduate Programs

Dr. Walters, a professional journalist and veterinarian, received his master’s degree from Columbia University School of Journalism and a D.V.M. from Tufts University.

<a href="http://www.usfsp.edu/digital-journalism-and-design/who-we-are/elliott-wiser/">Elliott Wiser</a>

Elliott Wiser

Adjunct Professor

Elliott Wiser is the CEO/President of Here’s an Idea, a media consulting company.