John Allen Hendricks, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Mass Communication
Office: Boynton 301B
Dr. John Allen Hendricks serves as chair of the Department of Mass Communication and coordinator of the department's graduate program. He holds the rank of Professor.
He is the author/editor of nine (9) books. They include: Communication and Midterm Elections: Media, Message, and Mobilization; Keith's Radio Station: Broadcast, Internet, and Satellite; Presidential Campaigning and Social Media: An Analysis of the 2012 Campaign; Social Media and Strategic Communications; The Palgrave Handbook of Global Radio; Social Media: Usage and Impact; Techno Politics in Presidential Campaigning: New Voices, New Technologies, and New Voters; The Twenty-First-Century Media Industry: Economic and Managerial Implications in the Age of New Media; and Communicator-in-Chief: How Barack Obama Used New Media Technology to Win the White House which was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Book Award, Applied Communication Division, National Communication Association. Dr. Hendricks has also published many refereed scholarly articles and chapters.
He is a past President of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and served on the BEA Board of Directors from 2009-2017. He is a past President of the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association (OBEA). He is past Chair of the Southern States Communication Association's (SSCA) Political Communication and Mass Communication divisions.
Dr. Hendricks serves as founding editor of the book series, "Studies in New Media," for Lexington Books, the scholarly publishing imprint of Rowman & Littlefield.
He holds a Ph.D. in communication with an emphasis in advertising/public relations from The University of Southern Mississippi.(936) 468-4001 Office: Boynton 301B serves as chair of the Department of Mass Communication and coordinator of the department's graduate program. He holds the rank of Professor.