Mia Moody, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University. She has conducted research in the areas of portrayal of minority women in the media, reality television, racial stereotyping of women in rap music, the pros and cons of using social media in political campaign, and the continuing stereotyping of a small East Texas town more than a decade after a hate crime there in which a black man was dragged to his death behind a pickup truck.
Moody was the recipient of the Outstanding Woman in Journalism award, given for excellence and high standards by the The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals.
Moody is a former editor of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas' Women's Ministry Magazine editor, a former staff writer and columnist for the Waco Tribune-Herald and a former editor and publisher of Elegant Woman magazine.
To arrange an interview with Moody, contact Terry Goodrich, (254) 710-3321, or the Office of Media Communications at (254) 710-1961.