Dr. Jonathan Crane is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Communication Studies. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in Communications from the Institute of Communications Research at Champaign-Urbana. He has taught courses in mass media, film and communication theory since 1988 and was a graduate student before coming to University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His favorite film is "The Wanderer" by Phillip Kaufmann.