Dr. Jerald Ogg

Currently Teaching:

Principles of Public Relations

Dr. Jerald Ogg joined the faculty in 1987 and served as chair from 1997-2000. He served as Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts from 2000-2006 and is currently Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at UT Martin. Dr. Ogg is also a retired Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's ("JAG") Department and a licensed attorney in Tennessee and Louisiana. The founder of the Department's public relations sequence in 1989 and a former editor of The Pacer, he was awarded the 1998 Outstanding Teaching Award by The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association. He was a faculty member for the Tennessee Governor's School for the Humanities from 1991-2000 and has served as director of that program since 2001.


  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • J.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.J., Louisiana State University
  • B.S., The University of Tennessee at Martin

Contact Information:

E-mail: jogg@utm.edu
Phone: 731-881-7010
Office: 324 Administration Building

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