Professor Wyatt currently teaches Communication & Citizenship and Communication Ethics.
B.A., Colorado State University
M.A., University of Montana
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Associate, Public Relations Services in Eugene, Ore.; associate director of admissions at the University of Montana; English teacher, TOZA Language Academy in Kyoto, Japan; event and tourism coordinator at Larimer Square in Denver, Colo.; capitol news coordinator for Colorado State University.
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Professor Wyatt's research interests include media ethics, press criticism and media literacy. Her work appears in such journals as the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Journalism and Communication Monographs and the International Journal of Applied Philosophy. Wyatt's first book, Critical Conversations: A Theory of Press Criticism, was released in 2007, and her second, The Ethics of Reality TV (co-edited with Kris Bunton) came out in 2012. Wyatt has also contributed chapters to several books including The Handbook of Mass Media Ethics, Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach and Ethics and Entertainment. Wyatt has served on the Minnesota News Council and as research chair for the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. She is currently the book review editor for the Journal of Mass Media Ethics.
Professor Wyatt joined UST in 2003. She is part of the team that teaches COJO 111: Communication and Citizenship. She also teaches COJO 480: Communication Ethics and co-teaches the London study abroad course: Gender, Race, Class and Mass Media. She has also partnered with a sociology professor to teach an Aquinas Honors Seminar on the HBO TV series "The Wire."