Brent Yergensen

Brent Yergensen

Associate Professor of Communication, Department Chair

Phone: 903.566.7095
Email: byergensen@uttyler.edu

Communication

Brent Yergensen

Brent Yergensen

Title: Associate Professor of Communication, Department Chair
Department: Communication
Building: CAS 225
Email: byergensen@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7095

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Communication, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011
  • M.A., Communication, Eastern Illinois University, 2006
  • B.S., Communication, Idaho State University, 2004

Biography

Brent Yergensen (Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln) is Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication at The University of Texas at Tyler. His research focuses on the intersections of religion, science, politics, and history with mass media, especially film. He teaches primarily in media theory and history, rhetorical theory and criticism, research methods, and organizational communication. Previous to joining UT-Tyler he was Associate Professor of Communication at Brigham Young University-Hawaii from 2018-2022, and served in various roles at Utah Tech University from 2010 to 2018, including Associate Dean of Communication and Media, University Curriculum Chair, and Chair of the Department of Communication.

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