The Communications Division prepares students to write and think critically to meet the growing demands of the communications age.

Academic Programs Offered

Transfer DegreeAssociate of Arts (AA) in English

Prepares students for the rigorous demands of active personal, academic, professional, and civic engagement in the 21st century by developing essential writing and critical-thinking skills and by fostering appreciation for the humanistic truths of literature. Courses allow you the maximum freedom in creating an individual curriculum to explore your particular interests in literature, creative writing, journalism, linguistics, and film studies.

Courses also offered in the subjects of: Honors (HON), Journalism (JRN), Reading (RDG), and Speech Communication (SPC)

Communications Division Staff

Dr. Eric Lee Ph.D.
Communications Division Chair
Director of Writing School
928.344.7738
Office: LR 072
Vanessa Lopez
Administrative Secretary
928.344.7708
Office: LR 067
Vienna Casillas
Senior Secretary
928.344.7591
Office: LR 068
Jennifer Hewerdine ABD Ph.D
Writing Program Administrator
928.314.9460
Office: LR 58
Hollie Villanueva
Writing Center Coordinator
928.314.9460
Office: SC 204/LR 063
 

Communications Division Faculty

English Faculty
*Full-time Faculty only. Associate Faculty can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@azwestern.edu (example: john.doe@azwestern.edu)

Mizaba Abedi, Ph.D.
Professor of English
928.314.9424
Office: Somerton
Mary Brown
Professor of English
928.344.7639
Office: LR 059
Troy Burns, M.A., M.Ed.
Professor of English
928.344.7645
Office: LR 061
Penny Cooper, M.A.
Professor of English
928.344.7785
Office: LR 062
Dr. Jane DeLaurier Ph. D
Professor of English
928.317.6460
Office: LR 217/086
Denice Fregozo, M.A.
Professor of English
928.344.7534
Office: LA 104
Dr. Paul Huggins Ph.D.
Professor of English
928.314.9449
Office: San Luis Learning Center
David Kern
Professor of English
928.699.2214
Office: Parker
Dr. Jennifer Hewerdine ABD Ph.D
Writing Program Administrator
Professor of English
928.314.9460
Office: LR 58
Dr. Eric Lee, Ph.D.
Professor of English
928.344.7738
Office: LR 072
Cindy Marchant
Professor of Speech Communication
928.317.7140
Office: LR 249
Michael Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of English
928.344.7795
Office: LR 101
Steve Moore
Professor of English
928.317.6059
Office: ES 100
Clayton Nichols
Professor of English
928.314.9558
Office: LR 066
Ellen Riek Ed.D.
Professor of English
928.344.7549
Office: ES 123
Edward Schubert
Professor of English
928.317.7604
Office: ES 060
Donna Taylor
Professor of Reading
928.317.7606
Office: LA 108A
Anne-Marie Thweatt
Professor of English
928.344.7741
Office: LR 065
Hollie Villanueva
Professor of English
928.314.9460
Office: SC 204/LR 063
Scott Wheatley
Professor of English
928.314.9453
Office: San Luis