Communication & Media Faculty and Staff

Nathan Cutietta Nathan Cutietta
B.S., University of Southern California
Director of the Media Communication Center

Nathan Cutietta a native of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania fell in love with filmmaking as a child after watching Vladimir Shevchenko’s documentary Chernobyl: A Chronicle of Difficult Weeks. At 13 Nathan started a television apprentice under video producer Dan Maglione. Nathan...

Linda Detwiler Linda Detwiler
B.S., M.A.
Instructor of Communication
Linda Detwiler's roots lie deep in the field of communication. Whether mentoring students at an Ohio student-television network she began in the ’90s to the inception of her communication consulting company, Speak-Write, communication is her passion. 
Gary Dickerson Gary Dickerson
B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Arts & Humanities
Professor of Communication & Media

Known as "Doc" to most students past and present, Dr. Gary Dickerson is completing his 33rd year here at the Berg. Initially his teaching duties focused on Television and Radio theory and production. However, his education as a communication generalist has paid huge dividends here at...

Irene Frisch Irene Frisch
Administrative Assistant for Division of Arts and Humanities
Robin Heaton Robin Heaton
B.A., Loyola Marymount University, M.A., California State University, Ph.D., University of Utah
Assistant Professor of Communication
Daniel Higgins Daniel Higgins
B.A., M.A., LPCC-S
Director of Forensics
Instructor of Communication

When he is not traveling with Heidelberg's Speech (Forensics) Team, Dan can be found balancing his time between a variety of activities. He greatly enjoys his work as a clinical therapist and business owner, independent Team Beachbody coach and as a mentor to new clinicians in the world of...

Julie O'Reilly Julie O'Reilly
B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Communication & Media
Assistant Professor of Communication and Women's and Gender Studies

Dr. Julie D. O'Reilly earned her Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, following corporate work as a marketing communications consultant, an M.S. in Journalism from Ohio University, and a B.A. in Communication and Writing from Millikin University. At Heidelberg,...

John Stewart John Stewart
M.A., Wayne State University
Adjunct Lecturer, Communication
Robyn White Robyn White
Media Producer and Coordinator
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Heather Surface
Adjunct Lecturer, Communication
Advisor for the Kilikilik