Betsy  Emmons

Betsy Emmons

Assistant Professor
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Communication Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication
Office: University Center Annex 310
Email: ememmons@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-4159

Betsy Emmons teaches courses in mass media, public relations and advertising. She is the faculty adviser for Public Relations Student Society of America's (PRSSA) Samford chapter. She is active in PRSA and AEJMC's sports communication interest group. Her research interests include social media in sports, sports journalism and public relations.

Prior to her academic career, she spent seven years working in PR and advertising in Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, and Birmingham, including in the sports, travel, non-profit and health care industries.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., University of Alabama
  • M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.A., James Madison University