Profile | Dr Reynaldo Anderson

Dr. Reynaldo Anderson currently serves as an Associate Professor of Communications and Chair of Humanities at Harris-Stowe State University in Saint Louis, MO.

Dr. Anderson has curated, published articles, book chapters and extensive research documenting the African American experience, Afrofuturism and the Communication Studies field. Dr. Anderson is a past chair of the Black Caucus of the National Communication Association. Also, Dr. Anderson serves as an executive board member of the Missouri Arts Council and supports the inclusion of art in K-12 education, and the importance of the arts in relation to the economic and intellectual vitality of the community.

Dr. Anderson was recognized in 2010 for his efforts in the humanities with a community leadership award from Gov. Jay Nixon. Dr. Anderson was appointed as a Development Ambassador for the Sekyere (pronounced Se-Sharay) Afram Plains District in the country of Ghana to support the U.N. Millennium goals and promote the socio-economic empowerment of women and youth.

In 2016 Dr. Anderson was named Teacher of the Year at Harris-Stowe State University and recognized for his teaching expertise by Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri. He is a member of Westside Missionary Baptist Church in Saint Louis, MO along with his wife Denise and daughters Zari and Lauryn.