Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Associate Professor

The Herald Advisor


  • MA, Michigan State University at East Lansing
  • BS, University of Florida at Gainesville

Teaching Specialties

  • Journalism (Reporting, Writing, Editing)
  • Diversity Issues

Research Interests

  • Diversity
  • Breast Cancer
  • Future of Journalism
  • Technology of Journalism


  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • Society of Professional Journalists


Native of Orlando, Florida; reporter at the Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press; reporter, metro editor, columnist and editorial writer at The Oakland (Mich.) Press; editorial writer at The Detroit News; journalism instructor at Wayne State University (Detroit, Mich.); journalism instructor at Michigan State University (East Lansing, Mich.); freelance journalist.

Sandra L. Combs

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2704
F: (870) 972-3321


Building: Education/Communications
Room: 363

Alternative Contact

Kimberly McDaniel
P: (870) 972-3070