Phylis West Johnson

Phylis Johnson, Ph.D.Phylis West Johnson, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communications; Founder of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Immersive Storytelling Lab
408-924-5997
phylis.west@sjsu.edu
DBH 103

Office Hours

  • Monday, 12:15-1:15 PM
  • Thursday, 2-3 PM
  • By Appointment

Bio

Phylis Johnson, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is Professor and Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San José State University, and Emeritus Professor of Sound and New Media in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

She is the founding co-editor of Resonance: Journal of Sound and Culture (University of California Press), former editor of Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology and the past editor of The Journal of Radio and Audio Media.

She has authored five books in media studies, numerous research chapters and journal articles, as well as arts reviews and magazine features on gaming, sound and new media, particularly virtual and mixed reality. She has presented internationally, and has more than 20 years of professional radio experience