Texas Tech University

CoMC Graduate Council

The College of Media & Communication Graduate Council represents the interests of the graduate faculty at large, debates and vets policy options, presents policy options to college graduate faculty for consideration and brings issues to the attention of the college graduate program administration.

Graduate Operating Policies


2018-2019 Council Membership

Department Representatives

Bryan McLaughlin

Advertising; Chair, Doctoral Student Career Development Subcommittee

Jenna Shimkowski

Communication Studies

Leo Eko

Journalism & Creative Media Industries

Erik Bucy

Professional Communication

Sherice Gearhart

Public Relations

At-Large Representatives

Paul Bolls

Public Relations; 2018-2019 Graduate Council Chair

Harrison Gong


Ashley Landrum



Trent Seltzer

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies; Chair, Graduate Scholarship Subcommittee