Every class our faculty teaches is above their tenure load. That means our professors choose to spend time, both on Saturdays for the Custom Leadership Program and online for the Hybrid Leadership Program, here with our students because they believe in the importance of the program and also know that you’re adding value to their network, just as they are to yours.
Anne Marie Adams
Alumni, Faculty, and Staff
Adams is the Assistant Director and teaches Perspectives on Human Communication and is the Capstone Instructor.
Arntson is one of the MSC program co-founders and teaches Leadership and Decision-Making.
Bernal teaches Managing Global Teams.
Birnholtz teaches Collaboration and Technology.
Bush teaches Inequality: Challenges in Workplace Communication and is the Capstone Case Study Advisor.
Susan D Carver
Carver teaches the in residence seminar Cultural Intelligence and Managing Inclusion.
Contractor teaches Understanding and Leveraging Networks.
Crestodina teaches Content and Influencer Marketing.
DeChurch teaches Leading Collaboration.
DeSanto teaches Public Persuasion and in the in residence seminar on Crisis Communication Management.
Gaonkar teaches Strategy in the Global Economy.
Amy J. Hauenstein
Faculty and Staff
Hauenstein is the Director of Curriculum and Non-Degree Programs and teaches Workplace Learning and Communities of Practice, the Communication Skills Practicum, and is the HLP Capstone Instructor.
Faculty and Staff
Iden is the MSC Faculty Director and teaches Foundations of Strategic Communication; Communication, Management, and Ethics; and the in-residence seminar Collaboration and Negotiation.
Kole teaches Creative Branding and Design.
Lauricella teaches Using Data to Make Informed Decisions.
Rick G. Morris
Morris teaches Current Issues in Law, Technology, and Strategy.
O’Connor teaches Public Communication and Crisis Management.
Patrick teaches Visual Communication and Information Design.
Pusateri teaches Organizational Decision-Making Methods.
Razi teaches Creative Branding and Design.
Rein is a program co-founder and teaches in the in residence seminar on Crisis Communication Management.
Roloff teaches Change Management and in the in residence seminar on Negotiation and Collaboration.
Storer H. (Bob) Rowley
Rowley teaches Content and Influencer Marketing.
Shumate teaches Foundations of Strategic Communication Management and Nonprofit Leadership.
Sparrow teaches media training in the in residence seminars on Crisis Communication Management, and Refining Your Executive Presence: Defining a Professional Identity.
- Michelle Shumate is the Faculty Director of the MSC program . In this role she manages the strategic direction of the MSC program as liaison between the staff, faculty, and senior leadership at the School of Communication. Michelle also teaches the Nonprofit Leadership elective in the CLP and the Introduction to Strategic Communication in the HLP. What ... Read more
- Michael Roloff received his Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University. He joined the faculty at Northwestern in 1978.Michael Roloff’s research and teaching interests center around interpersonal influence. He has published articles and offers courses focused on persuasion, interpersonal compliance-gaining, conflict management, organizational change, and bargaining and negotiation. His current research is focused on conflict ... Read more