Aurora University

Faculty

Toby Arquette
Toby Arquette, PhD

Dean of the Dunham School of Business and Public Policy Office Phone: 630-844-5614
Email: tarquett@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Communication policy and economics, communication project management, strategic communication, public relations and advertising Education: PhD, Communication, Northwestern University
MA, Communication Studies, Baylor University
BA, Liberal Arts (Economics), Wayne State University Favorite thing about AU: "The opportunity to develop deep and meaningful personal connections with our students, cultivating the future generation of community leaders through a rigorous academic experience." View LinkedIn Profile

Jacqueline Babb
Jacqueline Babb, MS

Assistant Professor of Digital Marketing Office Phone: 630-844-4223
Email: jbabb@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Digital marketing, integrated marketing communication, nonprofit marketing Education: MS, Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University
BS, Advertising, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Favorite thing about AU: "The overwhelming support of students as they discover what matters." View LinkedIn Profile

Brianne Giese
Brianne Giese, MA

Visiting Professor of Communication, Director of Forensics (Speech and Debate) Office Phone: 630-844-7574
Email: bgiese@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Public speaking, public relations, speech and debate Education: MA, Communication Studies, Texas State University
BA, Communication Studies, Texas State University
BA, Political Science, Texas State University   Favorite thing about AU: "Walking the Labyrinth." View LinkedIn Profile

Shawn Green
Shawn Green, PhD

Professor of Marketing, Business and Economics Office Phone: 630-844-5527
Email: sgreen@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Professional sales, marketing, business management Education: PhD, Marketing, Union Institute
MS, Management and Policy, University of Arizona
MBA, Marketing and Management, Mankato State University
BS, Business Administration/Marketing concentration, Bemidji State Favorite thing about AU: "Every graduation ceremony, and reflecting on our students’ transformation in the direction of their goals." View LinkedIn Profile

Matthew Kneller
Matthew Kneller, EdD

Associate Professor of Communication, Director of General Education Office Phone: 630-844-5466
Email: mkneller@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Media production, media analysis and criticism, popular culture, documentary film Education: EdD, Northern Illinois University
MA, Communication, Northern Illinois University
BA, Computer Science and Communication, Aurora University

David Roaché
David J. Roaché, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication Office Phone: 630-844-5491
Email: droache@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Family communication, communication research, social and digital media Education: PhD, Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, Communication, Aurora University

Jessi Scurte
Jessi Scurte, MA

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Office Phone: 630-844-6188
Email: jscurte@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Graphic design, creative management Education: MA, University of Phoenix
BFA, Iowa State University
Favorite thing about AU: "Whether planned or spontaneous, experiences of adventure, inspiration, and growth are bountiful at Aurora University." View LinkedIn Profile

Pamela Wicks, EdD

Associate Professor of Communication, Chair, Communication, Marketing and Graphic Design Office Phone: 630-844-4896
Email: pwicks@aurora.edu Areas of expertise: Media production, media analysis and criticism, popular culture, film and television, graphic design Education: EdD, Instructional Technology, Northern Illinois University
MA, Communication, Northern Illinois University
BA, Communication, Aurora University Favorite thing about AU: "We have a wonderful sense of community, with our students and our colleagues." View LinkedIn Profile