Need Advising

Are you an undergraduate looking for advising in the department?  Please see Mr. Kent Filbel

Are you a graduate student needing advising?      Please see Dr. Bryan McCann


The HopKins Black Box, and how it has shaped performance at LSU and beyond; more via The Daily Reveille

Kalli Champagne and Ethan Brown, graduate students within the Performance Studies program, garner assistantships. Read more here. 



Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies

Offering BA, MA, and PhD degrees in respects to Interpersonal, Performance Studies, and Rhetoric Communication, with the undergraduate level featuring six pathways to success:   Public Discourse, Art and Culture, Professional Communication, Communication in Human Relationships, Visual and Mediated Communication, and “Create Your Own.” Graduates of our program find employment in fields such as communication coordination (social media, community outreach, employee relations), political speech writing, sales, media design, production, and relations. 

As one of the oldest Communication Studies Departments in the nation, we strive to advance knowledge and provide service to our discipline and community. Our culture is innovative, stimulating, friendly, and humane. The faculty are committed to employing a wide spectrum of perspectives that serve to inform and thereby improve habits and practices of communication so as to enable the advancement of culture. 


2018 Giles W. Gray Lecture

Tuesday, April 24, 3:00 pm

Hill Memorial Library