Congratulations to the faculty from the College of Communication who recently achieved tenure or received a promotion.
Paul Booth, promoted to full professor
Paul Booth is a professor of media and cinema studies, and graduate program director of digital communication and media arts in the College of Communication. Of his accomplishments at DePaul, he is most proud of his work with students -- seeing them make intellectual breakthroughs, presenting their research at conferences and publishing papers. This academic year he looks forward to trying a new class on board games and taking students to the Harry Potter study abroad program.
Sydney Dillard, promoted to associate professor with tenure
As an associate professor of public relations and advertising, Sydney Dillard's expertise focus on visual communication, health campaign development and sustainable university-community partnerships for social change. At DePaul, she enjoys working with like-minded colleagues who seek to change the experience of under-served communities. This year, she looks forward to moving into new areas of research that continue to enhance the profile of DePaul and the College of Communication.
Breanna McEwan, promoted to associate professor with tenure
Bree McEwan is an associate professor of communication studies at DePaul. Of her accomplishments at the university, she is most proud of designing the Discover Chicago course, "Augmented Chicago." This class allowed her to bring together several passions -- first-year experience, technology uses and ethics. In the summer of 2020, McEwan will host the international Social Media + Society conference, which focuses on questions regarding how both people and society are influenced by social media.