Thomas Riley

Instructor - Adjunct

Adjunct Instructor of Media Production

Emery Hall

CCM Media Production - 0003

Professional Summary

Riley has over 10 years experience teaching in communication and electronic media. He has taught in multiple areas as a generalist with specialization in Ethics and Criticism. He recently finished a book, Film, Faith and Cultural Conflict, which has been published by the Greenwood Publishing Group. Riley has done research in the area of popular culture and electronic media as well as applied aesthetics. He has been actively involved with the Broadcast Education Association as a panelist, moderator, presenter and is the current Chair of the Production, Aesthetics and Criticism Division. His study of studio television and the production process garnered him a BEA award and was featured in its publication, Feedback. Riley has also contributed numerous research presentations at the National Communication Association and Visual Communication Association conferences. He has been involved with studio television production for seven years and has initiated numerous student productions including: Coyote Campus News (Kansas Wesleyan University), VYB Lee University), Campus Television (Northwestern College) and 513-Variety (University of Cincinnati).


PhD: University of Utah

BA: Walla Walla College

MDiv: Graduate Theological Union