Dr. Onimi Wilcox

Ph.D., Associate Dean


Ph.D., Human Communication Studies, Howard University

M.A., Mass Communications, Howard University

B.A., Journalism, Howard University


Co-Principal Investigator, for “Strategic Plan to Increase the Number of Minority Students into Science Discipline at Prairie View A&M University,” 2006 NSF Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) (Three years funding)

Areas of expertise: Corporate strategy, Journalism, Speech Communication, Telecommunication, Small group Communication, Public relations, Organizational Communication, Intercultural Communication, Advertising, Diversity Training, Gender and Communication, Public Speaking, Publicity, Information systems and Marketing, Journalism, Communication and Technology,  Social Change, Media and Society, Political Communication, Rhetoric, Research and Theory, Media law, and Development Communication.

Committee Memberships:

•    University Academic Council

•    Institutional Effectiveness Council

•    Graduate Council

•    Co-Chair, Sub- Committee for NCAA Academic Integrity

•    Search Committee for Associate Dean, College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology

•    Chair, Search Committee, Director for Student Affairs

•    Chair, Review Committee for Regent Scholar Award

•    Search Committee for Executive Director for Enrollment Management

•    Committee on Faculty and Staff Development

•    Newsletter Committee-College of Arts and Sciences

•    Search Committee for Assistant Registrar

•    System Employee Benefits Advisory Committee (SEBAC) 2007/2008

Professional Affiliations:

  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
  • Ibani-Awo, African Council for Communication Education (ACCE)
  • Rivers State Foundation
  • The Union
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), ASRF/ATWS

Useful Links:

Resources for Faculty

University Catalogs

Promotion and Tenure Manual

Events Calendar



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