Ryan Broussard, Ph.D.

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Ryan Broussard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: rxb055@shsu.edu
Phone: 936.294.2598
Office: DRCB 322J

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Ryan Broussard joined the faculty in the Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University after six years as an award-winning reporter, working both as a freelance and staff reporter for several publications in Louisiana and Alabama.


Prior to joining SHSU, Dr. Broussard worked in journalism for six years, including four years as a daily reporter, with experience in business, sports, crime, feature and political reporting. His work has appeared in several publications, including The Advocate, The Daily Advertiser, The Baton Rouge Business Report, The Independent, KATC.com and The UAB School of Medicine Magazine

His academic publications have appeared online and in print for Newspaper Research Journal, Journalism Studies and Communication & Sport.

Teaching Areas

  • News writing
  • Sports reporting


  • Ph.D. in Communication and Information Sciences – University of Alabama (2019)
  • M.S. in Mass Communication – University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2012)
  • B.A. in Mass Communication – University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2009)


  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • International Communication Association

Curriculum Vitae