Dean of the School of Communication, Media and the Arts
Dr. Jennifer Knapp was named Dean of the School of Communication, Media and the Arts in March 2023. She has served as the school’s associate dean since 2015, where her primary job duties have revolved around the creation, maintenance and adherence to academic policy. She has over 10 years of administrative experience at SUNY Oswego and has led and participated in key initiatives for the university since her arrival in 2008. From 2011-2015, Knapp chaired the Assessment Advisory Committee. In 2013, she was named chair of the department of communication studies and has twice served as the interim department chair of theater.
Knapp earned both her doctorate in educational psychology and master's in communication studies from West Virginia University, and a bachelor's in communication studies from Canisius College.