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Ben Wasike

Dr. Ben Wasike

Dr. Ben Wasike
Associate Professor




Assistant Professor Ben Wasike received his Ph.D. in mass communication with an emphasis in visual communication from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. He teaches classes in advertising, media history, media writing, feature writing, visual communication, and speech.

His research focuses on visual communication, the diffusion of new technologies, and survey methodology. His interests are new media, graphic design, and Web design.


Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
MPA from Southern A&M University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
B.A. from Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

CV/VITAE: Wasike Vitae

Classes Taught:

COMM 1307: Survey of the Media
SPCH 1315: Applied Communication
COMM 2311: Writing for the Mass Media
COMM 2315: New Writing for the Media 2
COMM 3325: Visual Communication
COMM 3360: Feature Writing
COMM 4303: Communication Law and Ethics
COMM 4340: Advertising

Joined UTB:

Fall 2005

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Visual Communication
New Media
Graphic Design
Web Design

Previous Experience:

Refer to Vitae


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