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Jonathan Millen

Jonathan is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.  He brings more than a decade of higher education administrative experience to the position. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences for whom he chairs the Governance Committee and President-elect.  He also is a past president of the New Jersey Communication Association and a member of the editorial board of the Atlantic Journal of Communication.  His research on conflict resolution has been published in Mediation Quarterly, Human Communication, and Human Systems.  His work on political discourse appears in the Atlantic Journal of Communication, Studies of Communication in the 2012 Presidential Campaign, and You Shook Me All Campaign Long:  Music in the 2016 Presidential Election and Beyond.  Jonathan also has studied code-switching resulting in publications found in Human Communication and Communication and Immigration.  Named to the Princeton Review’s Best 300 Professors, he has a passion for teaching a wide array of communication courses and a class on the social impact of rock and roll.


Ph.D., Communication

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


M.A. Communication

University of Massachusetts, Amherst


B.A., Communication

University of New Hampshire



The Senior Leadership Academy

The Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute


Deans and Development

Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences


Management Development Program

Harvard University, Graduate School of Education


Community Mediator Certification

PennAccord, Center for Environmental Dispute Resolution




Conflict Resolution


Communication Studies (Communication Theory)

Political Discourse

the Social Impact of Rock and Roll

code switching

higher education administration

 Jonathan Millen

Jonathan Millen



Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Professor of Communications

Biddeford Campus

Decary Hall

(207) 602-2371

On Campus