Professor and Chair, Mass Communication
Ph.D., Florida State University
Dan Rather Communication Building, Room 123
Jean Bodon is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University.
Dr. Bodon has worked as a feature film director and producer and as a director of documentaries and television commercials. His films have been screened at some of the world's most prominent film presentation organizations including the Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress and the Cinémathèque Française. Bodon's works have been broadcast on HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, The Movie Channel, E!, TLC, and many other cable systems and networks throughout the world.
Dr. Bodon's extensive work in the area of film also includes a book on Charlie Chaplin which was prefaced by François Truffaut and "Cinema: an introduction" prefaced by Robert Wise. Jean Bodon has written numerous articles for Communication Monographs, Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, The North American Journal of Psychology, Communication Research Reports and Communication Quarterly.
Jean Bodon is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Société des Réalisateurs de Films and is a judge for the International Emmy® Awards.