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Maria Stover

Professor, Mass Media
Mass Media
College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Southern IL Univ-Carbondale, Bachelor of Science
Southern IL Univ-Carbondale, Master of Arts
Southern IL Univ-Carbondale, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Ph.D. Mass Communication and Media Arts.

Teaching at Washburn since 2003. 

  • MM 321 A, Visual Communication
  • MM 393 B, Special Topics/Mass Media
  • MM 400 A, Media Literacy
  • MM 424 A, Advanced Media Lab
  • MM 492 B, Independent Study
  • MM 494 XA, Internship
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Research interests encompass the study of Eastern European media and the social impact of new communication technologies.
Service Interests/Activities
Has been involved in USAID projects on empowerment of women. Serves as the Chair of the Board of Student Media at Washburn.
Career Accomplishments

Has received professional development grants from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, the National Association of Television Program Executives and the American Press Institute. 

Her research has been published in the International Journal of Communication and the Howard Journal of Communications.