Michelle Pulaski Behling

Michelle Pulaski Behling

Associate Professor
Assistant Chair
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Media, Communications, and Visual Arts

Michelle Pulaski Behling

Rm 221
Choate House
| Office Hours: Tue, Thu 8:30am-9:00am,Wed 12:00am-1:00am,Tue, Wed 10:00pm-1:00pm
Rm 10
Willcox Hall


Awards and Honors

  • Dyson College, 2012, Dyson Technology Award
  • CTLT, 2009, Teaching Online Certification

Licensures and Certificates

  • CTLT, Teaching Online Certification First member of the University to become certified to teach online. The 3 part certification process includes completing online workshops and mentoring other faculty.


BA, Villanova University

MA, University of Connecticut

PhD, University of Connecticut

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Media Effects, Pedagogy

Courses Taught

Past Courses

COM 112: Fundamentals of Communication
COM 200: Public Speaking
COM 209: Understanding the Mass Media
COM 221: Professional Communication
COM 240: Mass Comm: Internet & Society
COM 296: Topic: The Power of Influence
COM 396: Topic: Political Communication
MCA 112: Fundamentals of Communication
MCA 180: Intro to Public Relations
MCA 209: Understanding the Mass Media
MCA 221: Professional Communication
MCA 240: Mass Comm: Internet & Society
MCA 270: Sports Broadcasting
MCA 309: Sports Media
MCA 311: Ethics, Morality & The Media
MCA 312: Communicating with Scl Media
MCA 338: Censorship and the Mass Media
MCA 393: Intern Program I
MCA 393: Internship Program I
MCA 395: Independent Study in MCA
MCA 396: Topic: Art of Persuasion
MCA 397: Topic: Social Media
MCA 499: Media & Political Cmmnctn
MCA 499: Media & Political Communicatn
MCA 499: Sem: Media & Political Commtn
MCA 499: Sem: Persuasive Communication
MCA 499: Sem:Political Communication
MCA 499: Seminar
MCA 499: Seminar: Media and Politics
MCA 499: Seminar: Sports Media
MCA 601: Industry Theory and Practice
MCA 610: Communications Research
MCA 650: Ethics & the Media Industry
MCA 693: Internship
MCA 696: Current Issues in Media Tech.
MCA 696: Ethics, Morality & Com Indstry
MCA 696: Topic: Digital Communication
MCA 696: Topic: Media Issues

Publications and Presentations


War as Entertainment
Pulaski Behling, M. (2004). The Long Term View: A Journal of Informed Opinion. Vol 6 (Issue 2) , pages 131-136.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • Lamda Pi Eta [Former Advisor]

Department Service

  • National Communications Honor Society: Lambda Pi Eta [Faculty Advisor]
  • Connections in Communications [Committee Chair]

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