Department of Communication
Baker, Dr. Barbara
B.S. North Texas State University
M.S. North Texas State University
Ph.D. University of Southern California
Recipient of an Outstanding Dissertation Award, National Communication Association, 1991
Research Areas of Interest:
Film and television criticism - especially the science fiction/fantasy and comedy genres, myth and gender in popular culture, cultural/media studies, feminist theory and criticism, rhetorical theory and criticism, and media in interpersonal communication.
Teaching Areas of Interest:
Film appreciation, interpersonal communication, gender communication, women and minorities in media, introduction to graduate studies, theories of communication, seminar in cultural studies, feminist film criticism, rhetorical theory and criticism, film theory and criticism, media/cultural studies.