Department of Communication


The UIC Department of Communication is known for research on new technology, political communication, and diversity, culture and visual studies.
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Richard Doherty, Academic Technology Resource Coordinator, Instructor

In addition to coordinating the purchase, installation, use, upkeep of computers and A/V equipment, Richard teaches one class each semester for the department. He's taught Environmental Science at DeVry University (Chicago) and Leadership Training at Boston University's Sargent Center for Outdoor Education, plus coordinated Living on Earth's (NPR) Ecological Literacy Project in Chicago for high school students to train in the production of environmental radio stories. Richard is also currently a PhD student at UIUC in the Institute for Communications Research. His research interest is mainly in environmental communication, surrounding nature-human interfaces of communication such as park and trail signage, TV weather, GPS, and education.


Department of Communication
1007 W Harrison Street (MC 132)
Behavioral Sciences Building 1140
Chicago IL 60607

Phone: (312) 996-3187 | Fax: (312) 413-2125

Last Modified: Tue 03 May 2011 11:03:10 AM CDT