Faculty > David Whillock


Professor and Dean of the College of Communications



Moudy South 266





B.A. Hendrix College

M.A. University of Arkansas

Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia


Fields of Expertise: Film history, international cinemas, critical theory.




Courses Taught:

American Cinema

Film Genres

History of Film

Media Analysis

Survey of Film


About Dr. Whillock:

Dean Whillock came to TCU in 1991. He served as Interim Dean of the College of Communication from 1999 to 2002 and as the FTDM Department Chair from 1995-1999. He is the author of the dual degree program offered by the College of Communication at TCU in conjunction with the communication science degree at the University of the Americas in Puebla, Mexico.


Dr. Whillock’s research projects include several articles and book chapters focusing on the American Vietnam War Film and how history is interpreted through cinema. He is presently working on a co-authored book length project that focuses on the role of British propaganda on the American public before 1941.

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