John Tisdale

Associate Professor
MOUS 227B | 817-257-6554


Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.A., Lamar University
B.S., Lamar University

Courses Taught

JOUR 10113 – Media Writing and Editing
JOUR 40523 – Law and Ethics/Mass Comm
JOUR 40820 – Washington Internship
JOUR 40823 – Washington Center-Portfolio
JOUR 40833 – Washington Center Study I

Areas of Focus

Media writing. Media history. Southern journalism in the civil rights era of the 1950s.

  • The Oral History Review
  • Journal of Mississippi History
  • Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record

Reporter or copy editor at the Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise, Columbus (Mississippi) Commercial-Dispatch, Orange (Texas) Leader, Temple (Texas) Telegram, and the Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald.