Dr. Joe Hayden

Joe Hayden, Ph.D.


304 Meeman Journalism Building
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B.A., English, Centre College
M.A., Journalism, University of Missouri
M.A., History, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., History, Indiana University

About Dr. Joe Hayden

Dr. Joe Hayden is a former television news writer, reporter and producer. He is the author of two books on presidential-press relations (Covering Clinton and A Dubya in the Headlights), a third on American journalists at the end of World War I (Negotiating in the Press) and a fourth on Southern editors during the Civil War (Journalism in the Fallen Confederacy). His interests include writing and foreign languages. He has taught writing for more than 20 years and published two books on the subject: The Little Grammar Book (Marion Street Press, 2012) and a companion volume dedicated to style, The Little Style Book (Marion Street Press, 2015). In 2008, he received the Thomas W. Briggs Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2015, Dr. Hayden received a Faudree Professorship, a 3-year appointment. He has also taught in Mainz, Germany and in Cairo, Egypt.