Nicholas Sellers, PhD

Nick Sellers

Contact Information

Professional Communication
Teaching Faculty
Office Location
Holley A-111-M
(850) 770-2299
Office Hours

Monday: 2pm-5pm

Tuesday: 2pm-5pm

Wednesday: 2pm-5pm

Dr. Sellers is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Professional Communication at Florida State University Panama City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (English Literature, 2011), Master of Science (Professional Communication, 2016), and Doctor of Philosophy (Communication Theory and Research, 2020) from Florida State University.

His communication work experience includes time as an assistant director, newscast director, and then senior newscast director from 2011 to 2015 at WCTV, the CBS affiliate in Tallahassee. He has also worked in the Office of Communications at the Florida Department of Health as a communication specialist (early 2015 to late 2016). 

He most often teaches courses in communication research methods at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Further, Dr. Sellers draws on his experience in television production to teach courses in the Digital Communication minor, such as Media Techniques and Desktop Multimedia. His research interests include video games and new communication technology. He is also involved on campus as the Faculty Advisor for the FSU-PC Gaming Club. 

Dr. Sellers has presented papers at meetings of the National Communication Association and the International Communication Association. In the final year of his doctoral program he was nominated for the university’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. At the college level, he was recognized as the Outstanding Doctoral Teaching Assistant for 2019-2020.

When he has free time, Dr. Sellers enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing video games, and watching as much soccer as he can get his eyes on. He has an open-door policy and encourages all students past, present, and future to drop by if they see his door open or contact him via email at any time. 

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Curriculum Vita