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Andrea Becker bio
Andrea Becker

Andrea R. Becker, MA

Instructor of Communication

Office: Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Room 112
Email: abecker@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2799

Professional Profile

Andrea Becker joined the Communication Department in the fall of 2013 as a part time instructor and moved to a full time instructor position in 2014. She received a B.S. in Agricultural Media and Communication in 2010, and a M.A. in Communication in 2013, both from West Texas A&M University. She earned dual applied associate degrees in equine science and horse science technology in 2008 from Black Hawk College.

Prior to her appointment in the Communication Department, Becker worked in the WTAMU Department of Agricultural Sciences as the Marketing and Digital Media Manager and was the editor and designer for the department’s annual spring publication, The Brand and digital fall newsletter, Braggin’ Rights.

Teaching and Related Service

Becker teaches communication classes in the core curriculum including the basic speech and interpersonal communication courses.

She is also a contributing member of the WTAMU Alumni Association and the Agricultural Development Association.

Research and Creative Activity

Her research interests include gender and sports communication as well as consumer conceptions of agricultural enterprises.

Personal Sketch

Becker, originally from central Illinois, lives in Canyon with her husband Jacob ‘10, ‘13. She enjoys shopping and spending time outdoors with her husband and dogs, Daisy and Dallie.