Tiffany J. Bell

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Tiffany J. Bell (she/her) Graduate Program Director & Associate Professor 219.464.5484


Ph.D., Communication and Culture – Howard University

MA. Communication and Culture – Howard University

B.A. Communication and Culture – Indiana University


Certificate in International Affairs – Howard University

Certificate in Journalism – Indiana University


Dr. Tiffany J. Bell joined the Department of Communication in 2017.  As a scholar, researcher, and teacher, she has had many unique experiences; which support her ability to work effectively with diverse populations and contribute to greater intercultural and international understanding.  Dr. Bell received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and was a McNair scholar under the mentorship of Dr. Carolyn Calloway-Thomas. She holds a Ph.D. degree from the Communication and Culture department at Howard University.  For two years, Dr. Bell worked in China at China Agricultural University, as the freshman Communication Coordinator for ICB. During that time, she created a demonstration course incorporating intercultural pedagogy for the Chinese Ministry of Education. She also earned an Excellence in Teaching award. In her downtime, Dr. Bell enjoys roller skating and traveling.