Clarence Thomas

Associate Professor Emeritus

Affiliated Faculty Member

Education

  • University of Florida PhD, mass media, media history (1986 - 1990)
  • Syracuse University MS, tv radio (1976 - 1977)
  • Hampton University BA, mass media (1972 - 1976)

Summary Specialties

  • Diversity and Inclusion Facilitation & Consultation, Media History (Broadcast, Print, Advertising), Media Ethics, Media and Society, TV & Radio Management, Higher Education Administration.
    • -Presidential Award for Diversity Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • College Award for Diversity Leadership, College of Humanities and Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Diversity Leadership Award, Black Education Association, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Founder and Chair of Robertson School Diversity Committee
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Associate Professor Emeritus June 2021 - Present
  • United States Associate Professor of Mass Communications 1990 - June 2021 (31 years)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Associate Professor of Mass Communications 1990 - 2021 (31 years)
  • Winston-Salem State University Professor and (Founding) Coordinator of Mass Communications Program 1978 - 1986 (8 years)
  • WSNC FM (Founding) Station General Manager 1978 - 1986 (8 years)
  • WTAR TV (now WTKR TV) and WHOV FM Studio Production, Production Management 1972 - 1976 (4 years)