David Domke

Professor of Communication and Chair, Department of Communication, University of Washington
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1996

David Domke is a professor and acting chair for the Department of Communication at the University of Washington (UW). He teaches courses through the Evans School Cascade Executive Programs on media relations and communication.

Domke is the 2002 recipient University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award – the university’s highest honor for teaching, and the 2006 Hiller Krieghbaum Under-40 Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He was also named the 2006 Washington State Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching, and the 2008 favorite professor of the UW graduating class.

Domke is a nationally known by academic, political, media, and public audiences and is the author of God Willing?: Political Fundamentalism in the White House, the “War on Terror,” and the Echoing Press.

Prior to his work in academia, Domke worked as a print journalist in the 1980s and early 1990s for newspapers such as the Orange County Register and Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Domke holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.

Areas of Specialization:
Media Relations, Communication, Politics, Media Culture, Media Technology, Values