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Dr. Christine J. Gardner

Christine J. Gardner

Associate Professor of Communication Arts
Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Theatre, and Art

Dr. Gardner joined the Gordon faculty in January 2017. She most recently served as Visiting Professor with the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame, where she continues to hold a visiting appointment. She previously served as Associate Professor at Wheaton College, where she received the Junior Faculty Teaching Award. She has also served as a Visiting Professor at Willamette University. 

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David Ells

Adjunct in Communications Arts

David Ells graduated from Gordon College in 2007 and began his production career in freelance video production for companies in the Boston area. After that, he and fellow Gordon grad, Dan Stevens, joined together to start the award-winning In The Car, LLC producing documentary-style promotional content for schools, nonprofits and healthcare brands in the Boston area. David has more than ten years of expertise in the areas of shooting and editing ... more ➔

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Noelle Guerin

Assistant Professor of Communication

Noelle Guerin started her public relations career in 2002 at Mullen (now Mullen Lowe) after graduating from Gordon College in Wenham, MA. with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Psychology. That’s when she knew Public Relations (something she didn’t realize existed) was the career for her. When Noelle left Mullen in 2003 she went to Manhattan to do marketing and events for a real estate brokerage firm, Citi-Habitats. When ... more ➔

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Rachel Jong-in Chang Yoo

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Rachel Jong-in Chang Yoo, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Rachel holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. She also earned an M.A. in Communication from Seoul National University and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea. Her research interests include digital media, globalization, cultural identity, consumerism, and popular ... more ➔

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Chris Underation

Associate Professor of Communication Arts

Chris Underation has extensive professional and academic experience in the field of communication. As a professional he has worked in commercial radio as an on-air talent, he has been a reporter for newspapers and he has served as an advertising, marketing and public relations manager for regional and national non-profits.

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