Department of English and Communication Studies

Contact Us
Kathleen Maloney, Ph.D., Chair
kmaloney@stmarytx.edu
210-431-2005

Katherine Hampsten, Ph.D., Interim Program Director
khampsten@stmarytx.edu
210-436-3527

Gwendolyn Diaz, Ph.D., Graduate English Literature and Language Program Director
gdiaz@stmarytx.edu
210-431-2007

Mildred Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant
mrodriguez1@stmarytx.edu
210-436-3107

About

In the Department of English and Communication Studies at St. Mary’s University, students develop effective visual, oral and written communication skills. They cultivate respect for multiple perspectives through analysis and explore the world through the lens of ethical scholarship, rhetorical inquiry and creativity. Graduates of the program are ready for graduate school and law school, as well as for careers in a variety of fields.

Department Mission

The St. Mary’s University Department of English and Communication Studies focuses on the human experience to enhance competency in visual, oral, and written communication, to develop respect for multiple perspectives through analysis, and to explore the world through the lens of ethical scholarship, rhetorical inquiry, and creativity in the pursuit of the common good.

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