Stephanie Craft

Stephanie Craft
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Journalism
119 Gregory Hall
  • PhD in Communication, Stanford University
  • MA in Journalism, University of Missouri
  • BA in History, Washington University in St. Louis
Course Specialties
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Journalism Ethics & Diversity
  • History of American Journalism

Before earning a doctorate, Craft worked as a journalist for newspapers in California, Arkansas and Washington. She previously chaired the Journalism Studies faculty at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and is a former head of the Journalism Studies Division of the International Communication Association and of the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Research/Creative Endeavor

Stephanie Craft's research addresses definitions and measures of news literacy, how journalists articulate norms of practice, and journalism ethics. She also is co-author of the textbook Principles of American Journalism (Routledge), now in its third edition. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Media Ethics, Journalism Practice and Journalism & Communication Monographs.