todd stumpf

Todd Stumpf

Adjunct Professor
Center for the Arts
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Todd Stumpf is an adjunct in the Communication Studies Department.  During the 2017-18 academic year, he served as a Visiting Instructor of Sport Communication, teaching several classes in the discipline, working with internship students and being co-advisor of the Sport Communication Club. Todd has taught at the college level for nine years, including the last four at The University of Akron, where he taught English composition. An award-winning writer, Todd has spent more than 25 years in the Northeast Ohio sports media, covering all levels of sports. He has covered two World Series, along with NFL and NBA playoffs, PGA golf, NHL hockey, NCAA football and all kind of high school sporting events. Todd has been named state writer of the year in Ohio eight times. He lives in Wadsworth, Ohio with his wife Nikki, their son Tanner and dogs Floyd and Gilmour. Todd earned both his BA and MA at Akron, the latter while working fulltime and holding a marketing assistantship. 


M.A., University of Akron
B.A., University of Akron

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A broad field that encompasses Strategic Communication, Sport Communication and Public Relations. The field of Communication Studies involves all aspects of human interaction in all contexts including organizational, sports, family, small group, mass and mediated,... Read More