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Dr. Glenn (Pete) Smith Jr.

Associate Professor
Faculty Co-Advisor, Lambda Pi Eta

Department of Communication
McComas Hall, Room 200E
Phone: (662) 325-0983
Fax: (662) 325-3210


  • BA 1993; Mississippi State University, Communication (Comm.Studies)
  • MA 1995; Auburn University, Communication
  • PhD 2004; The University of Southern Mississippi, Mass Communication

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Mass Media & Society
  • Writing for the Media
  • Gender & the Media

Professional Organizations

  • American Journalism Historians Association (President, 2015-16)

Research Interests

  • 20th century journalism and broadcasting history, with an emphasis on Cold War and labor history
  • Historical biography
  • Women’s history/gender issues in the media