Ms. Vanessa Dirksmeyer

Instructor of Communication Studies

Office: FAC 111
Phone: 806-651-2803

Professional Profile

Instructor Dirksmeyer joined the Department of Communication in 2005 as a student worker. She received a B.S. in Corporate Communication with a minor in Mass Communication in 2009 and a M.A. in Communication in 2010, both from West Texas A&M University. She became a part-time instructor for the department in 2012 and full-time in 2016.

Teaching and Related Service

Dirksmeyer teaches communication classes in the core curriculum, including basic public speaking and interpersonal communication.

Personal Sketch

Dirksmeyer lives in New Mexico with her husband, who is enlisted in the USAF and their son. With any free time the family is traveling, spending time outside and always taking photos. She enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and family time.