Doctoral Student, University of Missouri
Terry Britt is a second-year doctoral student in the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. He is a designated teaching fellow in the doctoral program at Missouri and has instructed students in both news reporting and journalism principles courses. He graduated from the University of Texas School of Journalism with a Master of Arts degree in the program’s Media Research and Theory track in 2015. His research interests include media’s associations with individual and collective memory, media psychophysiology, and social identity through media consumption. His research paper “Back and forth in time: Online news archives and presence as transportation” was published in #ISOJ, Vol. 5, Issue 1, and presented at the 2015 International Symposium on Online Journalism. Prior to graduate school, Britt spent nearly 30 years in the newspaper industry in a variety of jobs for weeklies and small dailies throughout Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Britt has two sons: Ryan, 25, a college student in psychology who lives in Arlington, Texas; and Jesse Crews, 12, with Britt’s fiancée, Amy Downing Crews, who is an administrative assistant in the Math Sciences department at the University of Missouri.
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