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Dr. Elizabeth Bates

Assistant Professor

Phone: 254-710-1270

E-mail: Elizabeth_Bates @baylor.edu

Office: Castellaw 255

 

Courses

  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Public Relations Media Programming
  • Writing for Media Markets

 

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Sul Ross State University (2001)
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communications, Texas Tech University (2004)
  • Ph.D. in Mass Communications,Texas Tech University (2010)

Year Started at Baylor

  • 2010

Background

  • Taught speech communications at Pecos High School.
  • Taught several public relations and mass communication courses at Texas Tech University.

Accomplishments

  • W Mortar Board Circle of Excellence for Outstanding Teaching award in 2010.
  • Voted 2009 Collegiate Teacher of the Year by Texas Business and Technology Educators Association.

Interests & Hobbies

  • Spending time with my son and husband.
  • How social media can be used in public relations efforts.
  • Traveling.
  • Crafts.
  • Reading.

Favorite Thing about Teaching

"My favorite part about teaching is seeing the progress students make throughout the semester. I also enjoy hearing from former students who are excelling in the workforce."

Favorite Thing about Baylor

"My favorite thing about Baylor is the small classes and the friendly people."