Texas Tech University

Jerod W. Foster

Associate Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Curriculum & Instruction
Journalism & Creative Media Industries

Email: jerod.w.foster@ttu.edu

Phone: +1.806.834.3693

Office: 512

Office Hours: By appointment

Ph.D. Texas Tech University, 2013

Jerod W. Foster

Classes Taught

  • Principles of Photography (PHOT 2310)
  • Photography I (PHOT 3310)
  • Digital II (PHOT 3335)


Jerod has authored and photographed numerous popular press and special purpose articles for a number of publications, including Texas Highways, The Techsan, Archways, The Commentator, Pulse, as well as a pending advertisement in Cowboys and Indians. Jerod's master's research consisted of determining the level of trust Texas cotton producers place in the Texas newspaper media.


Jerod has spent several years as a professional freelance photographer and writer and continues to pursue his freelance photography work through publication in the popular press and commercial industries. Jerod is also partner in Badlands Design and Production, a design and publishing firm headquartered in Benjamin, Texas. Jerod also privately consults individuals and organizations as well as makes public presentations about photography techniques, being a photojournalist, and writing in particular industries.