Chair, Communication Department
Assistant Professor of Mass Communication
Office JD 235
Mail 709 Oklahoma Boulevard
Alva, OK 73717
Jesse Schroeder is the Chair of the Communication Department and an Assistant Professor of Mass Communication. He joined the faculty of Northwestern in August of 2006. He received his B.S. in Mass Communication from Northwestern in May 2003. He completed his M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix in 2007 and earned his Ph.D. in Educational Technology Management from Northcentral University in December 2011.
Schroeder has worked in the radio and television industry. He has served as news director and anchor for the Wright Wradio Network in Weatherford, Okla. His television experience comes from being an associate producer at KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City and a producer/reporter at KSWO in Lawton, Okla. Schroeder is a member of the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association.
In addition to teaching mass communication courses and advising the campus television and radio stations, Schroeder also is very involved in a number of committees around campus and the community. He serves on the Academic Affairs Committee and the General Education Committee.
Schroeder serves as Northwestern's Accreditation Liaison Officer, guiding the accreditation process with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. He also serves as the coordinator for Northwestern's self-study which evaluates how well Northwestern is meeting the needs of those it serves.
Schroeder and his wife Amanda live in Alva with their three children, Brayden, Parker and Mia.