Wanda Mouton, Ph.D.
Office: Boynton 206
Associate Professor (retired)
Dr. Wanda Mouton, associate professor (retired), has taught at SFASU since 1990, beginning as an adjunct while she was advising student publications at Nacogdoches High School. She joined the faculty fulltime in 1995, receiving her PhD at Texas A&M in 2001 and earning tenure in 2002. She retired from fulltime teaching in 2008 as an associate professor and has come full circle, returning to adjunct teaching after retiring. During her tenure, she received the university's Outstanding Teaching Award, representing the College of Liberal and Applied Arts.
She began her career in journalism after receiving her bachelor's at SFASU, working as a writer, photographer, public relations specialist, newspaper editor and more. While working in media, she received several awards for her writing and design skills. She also taught in secondary schools for several years while earning her master's degree from The University of Texas-Permian Basin. Today, she continues to teach media writing classes, which is her passion.
She also works at the Texas Forest Trail region, raising awareness of the importance of historic preservation to the tourism industry. In her spare time, she enjoys touring the U.S. on her motorcycle, walking her menagerie of dogs and spending time with family as they work toward their dream of establishing a vineyard and winery in Nacogdoches County.