College of Management and Technology
Dr. Christa Ward is a contributing faculty member in the College of Management and Technology. She joined the faculty in 2009. She teaches undergraduate course in communications. Prior to joining Walden University, Dr. Ward held assistant professor positions at the University of Georgia and University of Oklahoma. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications and Russian Language and Area Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Texas Tech University and a Doctorate in Mass Communication from the University of Iowa.
Prior to her academic career, Ward was an award-winning television news anchor/reporter for television stations in Texas and Georgia. Dr. Ward is also an award-winning teacher who has been in charge of student-run television newscasts. She has also taught writing for broadcast, writing and producing, mass communication theory, social media and marketing classes in both traditional and online environments. Ward has also served on numerous theses, doctoral and service committees.