Mark Finney

Professor of Media & Communication Media and Communication

Dr. Finney’s research strives to combine the insights and methodologies of conflict theory and mass communication theories into a broad approach for understanding international conflict and the relationship between conflict and media.


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
    Ph.D., Mass Communication
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 
    M.S., Conflict Analysis and Resolution


His teaching is interdisciplinary, and focuses on news writing, media theory, conflict analysis and media literacy.

Dr. Finney employs an interactive and inclusive approach to the classroom, which emphasizes active learning and student engagement.

Contact Info

Emory, VA 24327