Dr. Chad Neuman

Chair, Department of Design & Communication ctneuman@seu.edu

Chair, Design & Communication: School of Unrestricted Education

Degrees Earned

BA in Communication, Southeastern University
MA in Journalism and Media Studies, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
PhD in Communication, Regent University


Dr. Chad Neuman brings expertise and experience to Southeastern from a variety of communication-related fields. He is an internationally published journalist and writer, published in various magazines, journals, and websites including CreativePro, American Fitness, Succeed, and the Journal of Mass Media Ethics. He has worked as a webmaster and ad layout specialist for the Winter Haven News Chief, internet development director at Reed Advertising Design, technology librarian for the Lakeland Public Library system, and managing editor of two graphic design and photography magazines at Kelby Media Group. He has also done freelance graphic design and web design work for several years.

Dr. Neuman has taught communication and digital media courses for the past 10 years, three of which he served as the Chair of the Department of Communication. The graduates from his classes have become award-winning professionals at newspapers, public relations firms, broadcast news organizations, and other various media companies. He is now the Chair of the Digital Media and Design online program.

Dr. Neuman teaches the following courses: Survey of Digital Media and Design, Magazine Design and Production, Web Page Design, Photography, Digital Layout and Design, Advanced Digital Imaging, and Communication Seminar. His research interests include media ethics, mythic branding and corporate storytelling, narrative journalism, and rhetoric of digital media.

He and his wife enjoy spending time with their daughter and son. Dr. Neuman’s hobbies include photography and playing sports.