Faculty Research


School of Journalism Research

Since its inception more than a century ago, the School of Journalism at the University of Texas has become a premier professional and research outlet for aspiring journalists.

The UT School of Journalism faculty and students have 33 papers accepted to AEJMC this year, including eight award winners. See the most current updates. At the graduate school, there are many opportunities for students to participate in collaborative research. Students have the opportunity to work directly with professors in variety of research groups, listed here.

Our faculty represents a broad array of backgrounds and interests, all of which combine for one of the most distinguished academic foundations in the country. From tenured professors to adjunct faculty, the School of Journalism continually seeks to raise the bar in Journalism education. Our diverse faculty, which includes internationally renowned scholars, comes from diverse backgrounds and carries extensive experience in the fields of print, broadcast, photo and multimedia journalism.

Together, they hold leadership positions in national and international organizations and serve as editors, editorial board members and contributors to top journals across a broad spectrum of Journalism interests.

In its latest evaluation by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the school was praised for the faculty's level of scholarly productivity, visibility in both academic and professional circles and exceptional student-faculty relations.

Our faculty of more than 45 full-time and adjunct instructors represents more than 300 years of professional experience and more than 450 years of research cultivation.

The School of Journalism prides itself on a vast set of specializations, including international reporting, innovative newsrooms, education reporting, multimedia journalism, business reporting, sports journalism, social and political commentary, documentary photography, alternative media forms, social media and media and press criticism.

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Videotapes oral history interviews with Latinos of the WWII generation; expanding to the Korean and Vietnam War eras.

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life conducts research that furthers scholarly and public understanding of media, politics, and civic participation. Our affiliated faculty research topics such as political language, consumer news choice, and media coverage of politics and policy.