Joshua Houston | Communication Studies | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Joshua Houston

Senior Lecturer, M.A.

Office: Communications Building Room 2210
Phone: 618-453-2296

Joshua Houston is a Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He received his B.A. in Communication from Culver-Stockton College (1996) and his M.A. in Public Communication and Broadcasting from Western Illinois University (1998). His interests include public relations, human communication, sport marketing, interviewing and relations in sports and recreation. 

Mr. Houston’s professional career includes instructor, sports information director and women’s soccer coach at MacMurry College. He also was the director of Communication in the State Games of America before coming to teach at SIU Carbondale. In addition to teaching, Mr. Houston is also an advisor to PRSSA and the Bateman Competition Team.

Special Interests

  • Public relations
  • Interviewing
  • Sports public relations


  • Western Illinois University, 1998

Curriculum Vitae