Bachelor, Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, 1992. Master of Arts, University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1997.
Professor communications So.E. Oklahoma State University, Durant, since 1997.
Trustee Sherman Indiana School District, Texas, since 2004. Member board trustees Sherman Education Foundation, 2004—2006. Member of Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association, National Broadcasting Society, Southern States Communications Association, Broadcast Education Association.
Married Stacy Lynn Nason, July 11, 1992. Children: Abby C., Haydyn B.