Chris Misun, a native of Ashland, Wis., joined the faculty of MSU’s Department of Communication in 2016 as a lecturer and then as full-time broadcast instructor 2.5 years ago. Misun received an Associate of Science in film and video production, a Bachelor of Science in entertainment business and a Master of the Arts in new media journalism, all from Full Sail University.
Flora Dedeaux is a senior communication major with concentrations in broadcast and digital journalism and public relations. From Gulfport, Dedeaux is involved with Bulldog Bash, serving as the public relations coordinator.
Tanner Marlar is a junior communication major concentrating in print and digital journalism. Originally from Kossuth, Miss., Marlar always had a passion for writing and sports, so he chose to combine the two, with hopes of covering sports for a major news outlet after graduation.
Emmie Perkins is a junior majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and minoring in music. A native of Hattiesburg, Perkins is a mentor for ACCESS, a Road Runner, a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, Concert Choir Schola Cantorum and PRSSA.
Tonya Hays joined the Department of Communication’s faculty in the fall of 2020 and worked the previous semester as a listing professor. Hays received her B.A from Oklahoma Baptist University and her MFA in Texas Christian University. At MSU, Hays teaches acting, playwriting, directing, theatre for young audiences and theatre for change.
Brittany Young received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Journalism from Mississippi State University in 2013 and received her Master of Arts in Communication & Information Sciences with a concentration in Telecommunication & Film from the University of Alabama in 2015.
John Arledge received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 1990 from Mississippi State University. A native of Gautier, Miss., Arledge currently resides in Brandon, Miss., and works as Vice President of Public Affairs at Entergy in Jackson, Miss.
Chuck Dunlap received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 1999 from Mississippi State University and received his Master of Business Administration in 2004 from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Giles Lindley, a native of Jackson, Miss., is a professor in the Department of Communication’s communication and media studies concentration. Lindley is a graduate of MSU’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, and he received a Master of Divinity from Duke, an MA and PhD in Communication from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Aspen Humes is a junior from Atlanta, Ga., double-majoring in communication, with a concentration in communication and media studies and political science. Around campus, Humes is a member of I.D.E.A.L. Woman, Beyond Arrest Re-thinking Systemic Oppression (BARS MSU), and Covid Vaccine Ambassadors.