Professor of Telecommunications
Dom Caristi joined the Ball State faculty in 1998. He previously taught at Saint Mary’s of Minnesota, Iowa State University and Missouri Southern, where he also managed the university’s low power television station.
He was a Fulbright Professor in Slovenia in 1995 and Greece in 2009 and served as a Fulbright Ambassador for six years. He has been a visiting professor in Italy with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies and AHA-International. His BA is from the University of Miami, his MA from University of Central Missouri and his PhD is from the University of Iowa. He has served fellowships with the Radio Television News Directors Association and the National Association of Television Program Executives.
In 1998 he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Iowa Broadcasters Association. A member of the Broadcast Education Association for more than 20 years, he served on the Board of Directors 1997-2002, including a term as its Vice President. Dom received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from Ball State University in 2012.