Photographic Journalism & Journalism Lab Coordinator, Mass Communication webmaster
Office: Boynton 201
M.I.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; B.A. Stephen F. Austin State University
After receiving his bachelor's degree in journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University, Greg Patterson spent eight years working for SFA's Public Affairs office as university photographer. Upon completion of his master's degree, he spent two years teaching photography part-time for the Department of Mass Communication. He has been part of SFA's full-time faculty since the fall semester of 1996. His teaching responsibilities include courses in focused in visual communication including photographic journalism, multimedia journalism and new media.
He is a nationally published photographer with editorial images found in both Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine and Guideposts Magazine. Various other regional magazines including The Journey, BScene have also published his work.
Patterson was certified by the Professional Photographers of America in 1998 and re-certified in 2013, a distinction held by less than 180 photographers in Texas and less than 2000 worldwide.
Married to Cindy Patterson, they have three children, Jessica, Daniel and Nathan. In his spare time, he can be found sailing Lake Nacogdoches or training for the next half marathon.