Magic as Deception

Magic as Deception

Graduate student Eddie Bond — who is also a professional performer– provided a guest lecture in Deceptive Communication (COMG 472).  He spoke about the intersection between magic, entertainment, and deceptive communication.

Welcome New Faculty!

The Department of Communicology welcomes two new members of the faculty this fall, Dr. Emiko Taniguchi and Jaymian Urashima.

Emiko Taniguchi (Assistant Professor) specializes in interpersonal and family communication as well as cross-cultural communication. Her research centers on the interface between communication process and health issues with a focus on body image and weight management.

Jaymian Urashima (Instructor/Course Director) is primarily interested in communication technologies and instructional communication. She studies communication patterns …

Aloha Dr. Sharkey

The Department of Communicology bids a fond farewell and aloha to Dr. Bill Sharkey, who officially retired on August 1, 2017.

Professor Sharkey has been an active member of the department for over 25 years. During his time with us, he taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses that dealt with interpersonal communication, including conflict management, communication in helping relationships, strategic communication, interviewing and interrogation, and family interaction. He …

Congratulations COMG Graduates!

The Department of Communicology congratulates its Class of Spring 2017 on their graduation!  The Department hosted an event for students and families commemorating and celebrating graduates on Thursday, May 11th in QLC 412.

The official UH Manoa commencement exercises were held on Saturday, May 13th at Stan Sheriff Center. Congratulations to our BA and MA graduates, Class of 2017!