Todd Wold, Ph.D. – Asbury University
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Assistant Professor, Communication and Public Relations

Department: Communication & Theatre Arts

Office: Miller 216

Phone Extension: 2398

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Biographical Information

Todd Wold is assistant professor of Communication and Public Relations. He is most energized by helping move students from the passive role of media consumers toward an active autonomy as compelling communicators, media scholars and future communication professionals in any number of contexts. Before coming to Asbury in 2016, Todd most recently served as chair and professor of Communication Arts at a Christian university following a long corporate career at Ameriprise Financial working in public relations, advertising and marketing. His research interests include the political economy of social media and crowd patronage platforms, the digital disintermediation of faith practices in church communities, and transcendence in filmmaking.

He and his wife reside in Nicholasville, KY and are proud parents of three children.


  • Ph.D. Communication – Regent University (2023)
  • M.A. Communication – Bethel University (2008)
  • B.A. Communication, Journalism emphasis – University of Northwestern, St. Paul (1993)

Courses offered: 

  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Communication Campaigns
  • Public Relations Management and Strategy
  • Public Relations Agency Practicum
  • Special Events – Highbridge Film Festival
  • Public Speaking and Media Influence in Culture
  • Introduction to Communication Theory

Selected/Recent Publications: 



Public Relations Society of America

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