BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Communications MediaMS, Pennsylvania State University, Curriculum and InstructionPhD, Pennsylvania State University, Instructional Systems.
Professor Jim Lenze came to IUP in 2000. He co-developed the proposal for the PhD in Media and Communications Studies (originally named Communications Media and Instructional Technology) with Mark Piwinsky and served with him as one of the initial co-coordinators
of the program. He has served as the dean’s associate for the School of Graduate Studies and Research at IUP and internship coordinator for the Communications Media program.
Over his career, he has assisted in the creation of associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, several with extensive online components. He is interested in media production and screenplay writing as well as media aesthetics. His professional
philosophy is that all effective communication is rooted in story telling.
He currently serves as the Communications Media Department’s internship coordinator. Learn more about the Communications Media internship program.
Note: Professor Lenze will not be on campus at any time during the fall semester. Zoom, email, and phone are the only ways to meet with him.