Paul A. Creasman, Ph.D

Education

Ph.D., Regent University

M.A., Arizona State University

B.A., Pepperdine University

 

Dr. Paul A. Creasman is a Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication and English. Dr. Creasman earned his Ph.D. in Communication (with an emphasis in Media Effects and Rhetorical Studies) from Regent University in 2003. He has also served as an Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University in California, Southern Wesleyan University in South Carolina, and as an adjunct professor for Spring Arbor University in Michigan. His research interests include the social effects of media, the music of Larry Norman, and evangelical engagement with popular culture. Prior to academia, he worked in the Christian radio industry as a disc jockey, music director, programmer, and operations manager.

Dr. Creasman has been married to his wife Corrie for over 20 years. They have two children, Andrew and Emily.

Scholarship

“Evangelicals Find God in LOST.” In Evangelical Christians and Popular Culture: Pop Goes the Gospel. Robert Woods, Jr., Ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishing, 2013, 211-230.

“Considerations in Online Course Design.” IDEA Paper No. 52. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center, 2012.

“Looking Beyond Radio for Listeners.” In Understanding Evangelical Media: The Changing Face of Christian Communication. Quentin Schultze and Robert Woods, Jr., Eds. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2008, 33-45.

“Why the Devil Should Have all the Good Music.” In Understanding Evangelical Media: The Changing Face of Christian Communication. Quentin Schultze and Robert Woods, Jr., Eds. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2008, 121.

“The Paradox of College Radio.” Feedback, 47 (3), May 2006: 17 – 24.

“Southern Gospel and its Home in Cyberspace.” In More Than Precious Memories: The Rhetoric of Southern Gospel. Michael Graves and David Fillingim, Eds. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2004, 235 – 271.

“Sanctified Entertainment: Contemporary Christian Music Radio.” Religious Broadcasting, April 1996, 26 – 30.

Review of Televangelism and American Culture: The Business of Popular Religion, Phoenix Spirit (newspaper), May 1992, 5.

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