Professors

All Staff Administration Faculty

Fagundes, Jessica

Communications Specialist

Office Location: RSJ 301A Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4783 Jessica Fagundes joined the Reynolds School in 2018. In her role as a communications specialist, Jessica is responsible for public relations, marketing, advertising, event promotion and management, as well as social media strategy, content creation and management for the school. She works with media to tell the […]

Felten, Bob

Associate Professor, Strategic Communication

Office Location: RSJ 103B Office Phone Number: (775) 784-6532 I’d always planned to be a shortstop. Making all the plays. Hitting for average with occasional extra base power. Not flashy, but steady. The guy you could always depend on to help the team win. That was the idea. Always finding a way to win. Summers […]

Felts, Todd

Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication

Office Location: RSJ 215D Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4188 Todd Felts began as an assistant professor of strategic communications in 2008 after 20 years working in strategic communications at organizations along the East coast, including serving as speechwriter and press secretary for Gov. Jim Hunt of North Carolina. At Nevada, Felts received the Honors Program […]

File, Patrick

Assistant Professor, Media Law

Office Location: RSJ 208 Office Phone Number: 775-784-4894 Patrick File’s research, public engagement, and teaching focus on helping us better understand how we define and regulate journalism at the intersection of law, technology, and professional practices. In the classroom, Patrick strives to help his students develop a critical curiosity about the evolving and dynamic legal, social, […]

Gaulden, Alison

Internship Coordinator/Lecturer

Office Location: RSJ 207 Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4459 Alison Gaulden, APR, MBA, is a brand journalism professor,  impassioned speaker, student mentor, faculty adviser for PRSSA Nevada and manages internships for RSJ. Gaulden teaches the public relations/advertising courses, media ethics, crisis communication, public relations writing and data, as well as professional development and personal branding […]

Goldbaum, Howard

Associate Professor, Immersive Media.

Office Location: RSJ 303E Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4434 Howard Goldbaum has been a member of The Reynolds School faculty since 2003. He is currently serving as the Director of the Reynolds School Graduate Program. Howard enjoys the burgeoning sense of communications enrichment that students undergo when they understand that they’ve acquired fluency in a […]

Hepworth, Katherine

Assistant Professor, Visual Communication

Office Location: RSJ 205 Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4423 Dr Katherine Hepworth is a visual communication design practitioner-researcher with a passion for studying how the designed world influences people’s lived experience. As a practitioner-researcher, Dr Hepworth uses her professional experience as a visual communication designer to inform her research, teaching, and public engagement activities. In […]

Korin, Ezequiel

Assistant Professor of Spanish Language Media

Dr. Ezequiel Korin is Assistant Professor of Spanish Language Media at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research explores the relation of digital technologies and societies from the theoretical approach of critical and cultural studies, considering the different social, cultural, and political implications of computer mediation and how they are constituted by and at the […]

Maass, Dave

Reynolds Visiting Professor of Media Technology

Dave Maass joins the Reynolds School as a Reynolds Visiting Professor of Media Technology through a partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). As a senior investigative researcher in EFF’s Threat Lab, Maass examines law enforcement technology and the accountability mechanisms for countering misuse. Maass leads deep-dive investigations and large-scale public records campaigns for EFF’s […]

Mensing, Donica

Associate Dean and Associate Professor

Office Location: RSJ 303D Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4198 Donica Mensing is the Associate Dean for the Reynolds School. She is also an Associate Professor teaching a variety of courses, from the introductory class in journalism to a graduate seminar in interactive publishing. Recently her focus has been on networked journalism and what it means for […]

Mitchell, Paul

Coordinator, Recruiting and Retention

Office Location: RSJ 301C Office Phone Number: (775) 784-4563 Paul Mitchell is the recruitment and retention coordinator and also teaches in the Reynolds School. In his role as recruitment and retention coordinator Paul oversees recruiting of new and transfer students and manages retention programs to ensure the academic success of Reynolds School students. Mitchell received […]

Pain, Paromita

Assistant Professor, Global Media Studies

Office Location: 215C Office Phone: 775-784-6531 Paromita Pain’s research focuses on alternate media and global journalism practices from feminist perspectives. Before receiving her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, she was a journalist with The Hindu Newspaper, India’s most respected broadsheet. She has also written for The Guardian and Al Jazeera. Interested in epistemological concerns […]

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