Experts in Social Sciences — Journalism/Mass Media

Timothy Cigelske, Director of Integrated Content

Tim CigelskeOffice of Marketing and Communication

Expertise: Digital Media, Emerging Media, Social Networks, Twitter, Facebook, Media Writing, Public Relations, The Communications Industry, Social Media Use in Journalism and Reporting

Office Phone: (414) 288-4864
Mobile Phone: (414) 517-2911


Ana Garner, Professor and Chair

Ana GarnerJournalism and Media Studies

Expertise: Women and Popular Culture, Ethnographic Research, Women and the Media, Airplane Disasters and Passenger Safety

Office Phone: (414) 288-7383
Home Phone: (414) 769-6324


Linda Menck, Professional in Residence

Linda MenckStrategic Communication

Expertise: Creativity, innovation, content marketing, design thinking, inclusive design, human-centered design, strategic communication

Office Phone: (414) 288-3649
Home Phone: (414) 339 9317
Mobile Phone: (414) 339-9317


James (Jim) Pokrywczynski, Associate Professor

James (Jim) PokrywczynskiStrategic Communication

Expertise: Sports marketing strategies and tactics, sponsorship  

Media Type: Print, TV 
Contact: (414) 288-3451 


Karen Slattery, Professor

Karen SlatteryJournalism and Media Studies

Expertise: Broadcast News, Ethics and Values in Communication

Office Phone: (414) 288-3490
Home Phone: (262) 309-9216
Mobile Phone: (262) 309-9216


William Thorn, Associate Professor

William ThornJournalism and Media Studies

Expertise: Children and the Media, Religious Communication, Media and Religion, Catholic Church and Media, Vatican and Media, Catholic Press, History of American Media

Office Phone: (414) 288-3447
Home Phone: (414) 447-7386


Lynn Turner, Professor

Lynn TurnerCommunication Studies
Director, Interdisciplinary Family Studies Minor

Expertise: Family Communication, Gender and Communication, Television and the Family, Talking to Your Parents, Gender in the Media

Office Phone: (414) 288-6351
Home Phone: (414) 962-8456


Erik Ugland, Associate Professor

Erik UglandDigital Media and Performing Arts

Expertise: Media Ethics, Media Law, First Amendment Law, Journalism Ethics, Media and Public Policy, Broadcasting and Cable TV, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Office Phone: (414) 288-3494


Sandra Whitehead, Adjunct Instructor

Journalism and Media Studies Department

Expertise: Collaborative international online learning in journalism, international and intercultural reporting, and peace journalism  

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio