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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



Shaun M. Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication and Faculty Advisor for the Institute of Business Ethics and Sustainability at Loyola Marymount University. His teaching and research interests are focused on the effective use of corporate social responsibility within and outside of organizations, particularly, sport organizations. He has published in the Psychology of Popular Media Culture, International Journal of Sport Communication, and Sport Marketing Association conference proceedings. His latest book chapter entitled, Protest and Public Memory: Documenting the 1968 Summer Olympic Games, will be published in the upcoming book entitled, Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sport Documentary.

In addition to this, his work has been featured in popular press outlets such as Huffington Post, Medium.com, Western City Magazine, and WorldPolicy.org. Also, he has worked with organizations such as PBS, Football University, Major League Baseball, and the Anti-Defamation League regarding incorporating social responsibility initiatives. In 2018, he was named the Black Enterprise magazine “Modern Man of Distinction” for his commitment to work on social responsibility.

He has presented both nationally and internationally at conferences such as the National Communication Association, the League of California Cities, International Communication Association, Association for Business Communication, PBS Annual Conference, and others. Dr. Anderson earned his Ph.D. with emphasis in Organizational Communication at West Virginia University.

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 (8)

  • 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
  • Association for Business Communication
  • Western States Communication Association