Christopher Campbell, Ph.D
Dr. Campbell, who has taught mass communication and journalism for more than 25 years, joined the school's faculty in 2005. He previously served as a faculty member and program administrator at Xavier University in New Orleans, the University of Idaho, Hampton University and Ithaca College. He is the author of Race, Myth and the News (Sage Publications, 1995) and co-author of Race and News: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2011). He has published a number of book chapters and journal articles, including several for TV Quarterly that examined primetime television and cultural diversity. He has been a newspaper reporter, copy editor and local TV news assignment editor, and he taught high school English and journalism in St. Louis from 1977 to 1985. He holds a bachelor's degree in English from Webster University in St. Louis and a master's degree in mass communication from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He earned a doctorate in mass communication from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1993.