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Shaun Anderson - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Shaun Anderson Shaun Anderson

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts | Loyola Marymount University


Assistant Professor of Communication Studies





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Black Student Athlete Conference, Session 2: Martin Smith, Ashley Baker, Shaun Anderson



Dr. Shaun Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. He received his BA from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, his MS from Arkansas State University, and his PhD from West Virginia University. His research and teaching focuses on the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of organizations, specifically, in the context of sports. Moreover, Dr. Anderson examines activism within sport, sport organizations and community development, and the social well-being of athletes. He has presented both nationally and internationally on various topics related to sport and social change. He has also been featured in the Huffington Post, World Policy Institute Blog, the Toronto Star, Your Black World, the Good Men Project, and several other media outlets. Outside of the classroom, he is a highly sought after speaker and corporate trainer in the areas of leadership, decision making process, diversity and inclusion, and developing effective communication strategies between organizations and its publics.

Education (3)

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff: B.A., Mass Communication 2005

Arkansas State University: M.S., Mass Communication 2007

West Virginia University: Ph.D., Organizational Communication 2016


Areas of Expertise (11)

Qualitative Research Decision Making Leadership Development Sport & Social Change Corporate Social Responsibility Sport Communication Mass Communication Strategic Communication Organizational Communication Community Development Quantitative Research

Industry Expertise (3)

Training and Development Corporate Leadership Public Relations and Communications

Accomplishments (1)

Certified Anti-Defamation League - A World of Difference - Trainer (professional)

This training certification empowers me to train organizations on anti-bias, diversity and inclusion, and intergroup relations issues to help facilitate the amelioration of prejudice and discrimination.

Affiliations (6)

  • National Communication Association
  • International Communication Association
  • Eastern Communication Association
  • North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
  • 100 Black Men of Los Angeles
  • Anti-Defamation League