Faculty

Patricia F. Sanders, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sanders

Dr. Patricia F. Sanders
UNA Box 5070
201A Communications Building
Florence, AL 35632-0001

256.765.4780
pfsanders@una.edu

Education:
  • B.S., University of North Alabama, 1982
  • M.A., University of North Alabama, 1994
  • Ph.D., Regent University, 2008
Research & Teaching Fields:
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Digital Media and Technology
  • Radio-Television and Interactive Media
Current Professional Affiliations:
  • Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
  • Alabama Associated Press Broadcasters Association Board of Directors
  • Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA)
  • National Broadcasting Society- Alpha Epsilon Rho
Recent Academic Honors and Awards:
  • Advisor of the Year, National Broadcasting Society- Alpha Epsilon Rho, 2010-2011
  • Recognition for Outstanding Leadership as Black Faculty & Staff Association President, 2010-2011
Recent Presentations/Publication Highlights:
  • Book Chapter, Sanders and Cain, "Utilizing Technology to Communicate with Diverse Groups," Technology as a Tool for Diversity Leadership: Implementation and Future Implications, 2013.

  • "Support for Bricks and Mortar Studios: Do Colleges and Industry Support the Idea?" Panel Presentation, Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2010.

  • "HD: High Diversity, Incorporating Diversity into Pedagogy," Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2011.

  • Moderator and Panelist, "The Radio Star: Is it Seizing Its Opportunity to Shine During Natural Disasters?" Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2012.

  • "The Diminishing Role of Radio in 21st Century Broadcast Curriculum," Broadcast Education Association Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2012.

  • Surviving Multimedia Boot Camp, Journal of Media Education, July 2010.

At UNA since: 1999