Baylor University
Doug Ferdon

Dr. Doug Ferdon

Associate Professor

Phone: (254) 710-6350
Office: Castellaw 269


  • History of American Journalism
  • Mass Media & Popular Culture


  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Florida, Master of Arts
  • University of North Texas, Doctorate in College Teaching/Higher Education

Year Started at Baylor

  • 1982


  • Chairman of the Department of Journalism & Media Arts from 1996-2006
  • Full-time teaching beginning in 1987
  • Adviser for The Lariat, 1982
  • Copy editor and sports reporter at the Palm Beach Times
  • Public relations work for Central Arizona Community College


  • Former president of the Southwestern Journalism Congress
  • Served on the editorial board of the American Journalism Historians Association
  • Has taught for 35 years and still enjoys it very much

Interests & Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Teaching
  • Playing golf

Favorite Thing about Teaching

  • Preparing lectures and talking to students

Favorite Thing about Baylor

  • Teaching motivated students