Our Faculty


"My professors in the Journalism department have been some of my greatest mentors at Baylor. They truly care about your success and do all they can to help you reach your full potential."
- Lana Baugh, B.A. '17

The faculty in the Baylor Journalism, Public Relations and New Media department is a community of professionals and scholars committed to academic excellence. We focus on keeping instruction strong academically and ahead of job market trends to ensure every student's success.

Select the names below to read more about our work and please feel free to contact any faculty member with questions about the department.

Department Chair
Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez
Department Chair & Professor
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Professors and Lecturers
Amber Adamson
Lecturer
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Dr. Clark Baker
Associate Professor
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Dr. Elizabeth Bates
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Cassy Burleson
Senior Lecturer
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Curtis Callaway
Senior Lecturer
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Sharon Gripp
Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Marlene Neill, APR, Fellow PRSA
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
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Dr. Brad Owens
Senior Lecturer
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Maxey Parrish
Senior Lecturer
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Kevin Tankersley
Senior Lecturer
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Dr. Alec Tefertiller
Assistant Professor
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Retired Faculty
Dr. Doug Ferdon
Dr. Doug Ferdon
Associate Professor & Former Chair
Carol Perry
Carol Perry
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Sara Stone
Dr. Sara Stone
Professor & Former Chair