Texas Tech University

Rodney Donahue, Ph.D.

Instructor, Integrative Studies
University Studies
Rodney Donahue, Ph.D.

Current Position

Dr. Rodney Donahue is an adjunct instructor in Integrative Studies where he teaches Perspectives in Integrative Studies (INTS 3300) and Career and Professional Development (INTS 3301). Dr. Donahue is in his fourth year in Integrative Studies. He continues to help students develop research papers they can use as examples in job interviews and graduate school applications, and he has overseen the improvement of more than 250 resumes and cover letters during this time.

Research Interests

Dr. Donahue received an interdisciplinary fine arts doctorate in 2011 from Texas Tech University. His research interest include improving the quality of online learning methods; film history, theory, and analysis; overlapping structural elements in theatre, film, and television; and the collaborative and interdisciplinary nature of theatre, particularly drawing on how business, communication, and organizational management are utilized to create art for an audience. Dr. Donahue provides lectures on the X-Men, as well as the films The Artist, Dr. Strangelove, and Dawn of the Dead.


Dr. Donahue is involved in service work regionally and in the community. He twice chaired panel discussions at the Popular Culture and American Culture Conference in 2013 and 2014. He served on the Flatland Film Committee with the Louise H. Underwood Center of the Arts from 2011-2014.