About Tricia M. Farwell, Ph.D.
Dr. Farwell is a tenured associate professor of advertising and public relations at Middle Tennessee State University. She is the current advertising concentration head and School of Journalism internship coordinator. Dr. Farwell holds a Ph.D. and concurrent master's degree from Arizona State univeristy. Prior to employment at MTSU, Dr. Farwell taught public relations at Arizona State University and advertising and public relations at Morehead State University.
She has been acknowledged for outstanding service to student success-winning the Edward Kimbrell Award for Teaching Excellence (2012) and the School of Journalism Outstanding Faculty Adviser (2012, 2013). Her work with the advertising campaigns class has garnered top-place in national competitions in 2008 and 2013.
In addition to the awards, Dr. Farwell has received grants from MTSU’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women (2009, 2011), MTSU’s Public Service Grant (co-authored with Dr. Joonghwa Lee, 2012) and special funding for the advertising concentration from EdVenture Partners.
In the 2013-2014 academic year, Dr. Farwell served as the recording secretary for the MTSU Faculty Senate. Prior to that, she served as Senate representative for the School of Journalism.