Masters in Communication Faculty/Staff

Dr. Abdul K. Sinno
Dr. Abdul K. Sinno
Director of Master of Arts in Communication Program
Professor of Communication

PhD - Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin at Madison
MA - International Communication,University of Wisconsin at Madison



Office Phone: 563.589.3288
E-mail: ASinno@dbq.edu 
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Dr. Sinno is director of the Master of Arts in Communication program and professor of communication at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa. He is also professor emeritus of communication at Clarke University in Dubuque. He has over 30 years of teaching experience, guiding students in examining the impact of communication as it relates to the mass media, social networking, public relations, advertising, and tourism. His teaching and service is dedicated to understanding and communicating the important social, technological, managerial, and public policy role of communication.

He has written several books, book chapters and scholarly articles in the communication field. He is often cited by the media on the subject of communication impact and social media issues. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Sinno, along with his son Rafic, have authored four market leading books:

Door County: A photographic journey by land, water, and air; Scenic Treasures of the Midwest: Panoramas and Impressions The Mississippi River; Border to Border: Panoramas and Impressions; Treasures of the Mississippi: Panoramas and Poetic Reflections

He is the recipient of several education, industry, and community impact awards, including the American Advertising Federation award for outstanding educator and the Meneve Dunham Award for Excellence in teaching.

Dr. Sinno holds an MA in international communication and a PhD in mass communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Dennis George
Dennis George
Associate Professor of Accounting
Director of Summer School Program

MBA, University of Dubuque; Business Administration
BA, Loras College; Accounting

Office Phone: 563.589.3192
E-mail: dgeorge@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 108 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Fax: 563.589.3322
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Dennis teaches courses in accounting and finance. He has 20 years of applied industry experiences in various financial and management positions including CFO of a publicly traded technology company. Dennis has special interest in leveraging his vast financial and technological experience by incorporating technology into the class room.  He earned his MBA at the University of Dubuque and BA in accounting from Loras College.


Michelle Grace
Michelle Grace
Assistant Professor of Communication


Office Phone: 563.589.3204
E-mail: mgrace@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 313 Van Vliet

Deepa (May) Sukumaran
Deepa (May) Sukumaran
Teaching Specialist in Business
Graduate Program Coordinator - MBA and MAC

MBA, University of Dubuque

Office Phone: 563.589.3300
E-mail: Dsukumaran@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 113 Charles & Romona Myers Center