B.A. in Communication Studies – Northern Illinois University
M.A. in Media Communications – Governors State University
Ed.D. in Instructional Technology – Northern Illinois University
Phillip Powell joined the Valpo Communication department in 1994. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in communication and a doctorate in education (instructional technology). His industry experience includes work as a television producer/director in both news and production, and he has worked as a videographer in many capacities (news, sports, and production). His research interest includes diversity in the media, civil rights related topics, and race and culture. Professor Powell is the Graduate Director for the Digital Media and Sports Media programs.
Professor Powell teaches Graduate Digital Media Projects, Documentary Production, Race and Culture, and various Video Production courses. Additionally, in 2015 Professor Powell produced a documentary on diversity at Valparaiso University entitled, “UNIDIVERSITY”.