Chris Roberts

Associate Professor

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Office: 400 Reese Phifer Hall
Phone: (205) 348-8619


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2007
M.A., University of Alabama, 1990
B.A., The University of Alabama, 1987

Prior Teaching Experience

University of South Carolina, Assistant Professor, Instructor, Adjunct Instructor
Samford University, Adjunct Instructor
University of Alabama, Adjunct Instructor, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Professional Experience

Editor, reporter, The State (Columbia, SC)
City editor, reporter, technology columnist, The Birmingham News
Correspondent, The Anniston Star
Sports editor, The Jacksonville (Ala.) News
Announcer, WHMA AM-FM (Anniston, Ala.)

Research Interests

Media ethics, newspapers, credibility, the relationship between journalists and public relations.

Teaching Specialties

Research Methods, Editing, Reporting, Computer-Assisted Reporting, Introduction to Mass Communications, Pedagogy.