Texas Tech University

Robert Peaslee

Associate Professor & Department Chair of Journalism and Electronic Media
Journalism & Electronic Media

Email: +1.806.834.2562

Phone: robert.peaslee@ttu.edu

Office: 517

Web:  http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/fs/vita/peaslee.cv-3-13.pdf

Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007

Robert Peaslee

Classes Taught:

  • EMC 3308 Visual Communication
  • EMC 4375 Writing for Feature Film
  • EMC 4301/6315 The Blockbuster
  • MCOM Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MCOM 6463 Qualitative Research Methods
  • Other special-topics courses related to film.


Media power; fan cultures; film; media and place/space; media anthropology; global/international media; media and sacrality; superheroes and culture. 
Find out more about Dr. Peaslee's research.


Public relations and marketing; publication design and production; editorial; sports journalism; sports information; freelance journalism.

Leadership / awards:

Research Chair, Visual Communication Division, AEJMC 2011; Editorial Board, American Communication Journal; 2nd Place, Top Faculty Papers Competition, AEJMC Visual Communications Division, 2010; Awardee - 2009-2010 Professing Excellence Award, Texas Tech University; 2010 Nominee - Outstanding Faculty, Student Disability Services, Texas Tech University; 2009, 2010 Nominee - Presidents Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award, Texas Tech University.