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Mike Chanslor

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Dr Mike Chanslor


  • Dean of College
    Dean of Liberal Arts Admin

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Wilson Hall 121
    (918) 444-3618


Mike Chanslor is the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and a Professor of Media Studies at Northeastern State University. He has served as Associate Dean, Assistant Dean and as a department chair at the institution. He has taught a variety of communication and media studies courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Prior to joining NSU, he was an Assistant Professor at Truman State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.


  • PhD, Communication, University of Oklahoma, 1995
  • MA, Communication Arts, Northeastern State University, 1989
  • BA, Journalism, Northeastern State University, 1983
- Political Communication Content
- Debates
- News Analysis
- Research Methods
- Media Effects
- Political Communication
- Propaganda

Intellectual Content:

  • Analysis of Televised Adolescent Classroom News in the United States. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, November, 2014
  • Chain versus independent television station ownership: Toward an investment model of commitment to local news quality (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2008
  • FAIR and the PBS NewsHour: Assessing Diversity and Elitism in News Sourcing. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2010
  • The Market-Drive Education: The shift from a liberal arts emphasis to career readiness in higher education. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Application, ,


  • Assessing the 'Alternative' in alternative media: Democracy Now! vs. the PBS NewsHour. - Central States Communication Association Convention - St. Louis, MO - April 2009
  • Comity in Presidential Debates: A New Low? - Oklahoma Research Day - Enid, OK - March 2017
  • Revisiting Channel One News: A Comparative Assessment of News Quality. - National Communication Association Conference - Orlando, FL - November 2012
  • The quality of local news: Chain vs. Local Ownership: A Preliminary Analysis. - National Communication Association Conference - Boston, MA - November 2005
  • U.S. Presidential Debates 1948-2016: An Issue of Interpersonal Respect and Formality. - National Communication Association Conference - Baltimore, MD - November 2019

Courses Taught:

  • THESIS - AMST 5981 - Fall 2018
  • RESEARCH DESIGN - COMM 5103 - Spring 2018
  • PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES - M S 5073 - Fall 2013