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Donald Shores Faculty Profile

Donald Shores

Professor of Broadcasting
Communication Division, Seaver College
CCB 212


  • PhD, University of Florida, 1981
  • MS, Murray State University, KY, 1977
  • BA, Harding University, 1974


  • Coordinator of the Sports Production sequence
  • Coordinator of the Integrated Marketing Communication major
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (1998-present)
  • National Communication Association (1976-2010)
  • Association for Journalism and Mass Communication (1981-2009)
  • Sponsor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society (2000-2011)


  • A study of primetime television programming comparing Redemptive themes in prime time television
  • Athletes missing class: What are the outcomes?
  • Portrayal of the American family on television


  • Freshman Seminar: The Evolving TV Family in Prime Time
  • Communication Ethics
  • Entertainment Industry Strategies