Robert Darden: Telling Stories


Season 1 - Episode 11

July 13, 2021

Episode Notes

Today, our guest is Robert Darden, professor in Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media at Baylor University. Teaching at Baylor since 1988, Prof. Darden has taught a range of courses from magazine writing to screenwriting to intro to Mass Communication. He has written over two dozen books, his most recent being the two-volume history of Black Sacred Music, Nothing But Love in God’s Water. Prof. Darden has won numerous teaching awards, including the Cornelia Marschall Smith Award in 2011; and this year, Prof. Darden was also named a Baylor Master Teacher—the highest honor for teaching bestowed by the University. We are thrilled to speak with him about the power of storytelling, teaching with emotion and humor, love for your students, and much more!