Administration | Department Name | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Mass Communication and Media Arts


Kavita Karan

Professor and Interim Director, School of Journalism

Kavita Karan

Office: COMM 1226

Before joining the Journalism faculty, Dr. Karan worked as an Assistant Professor at the  WKW School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Courses Applied Communication Research Strategic Advertising Management Public Service full profile >>

Dafna Lemish

Dean, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

Dafna Lemish
Office: COMM 1012, Deans Office
Phone: (618) 453-7708

Dr. Dafna Lemish joined SIU in 2009 as  Professor of Communication and Chair, Radio-Television. She currently serves as Interim Dean of the College. Dr. Lemish brings her wide international background and cross-cultural research experience to the study of media in everyday life of full profile >>