Dr. MF Casper

Associate Professor
Media Arts Program Coordinator
Public Relations Program Coordinator
PR Internship Coordinator 


  • PR 303 Public Relations Writing
  • MEDIA 499 Media Arts Seminar
  • PR 493 Internship
  • COMM 451 Practicum
  • PR 351 Media and Social Media Relations
  • PR 401 PR Case Studies

Teaching Specialties

Public Relations, Media Studies

Research Interests/Activities

Media Rhetoric, Public Relations, Visual Communication


As the Public Relations Program Coordinator, Dr. Casper works with a team of exceptional faculty to deliver a rigorous and rewarding pre-professional PR program. She serves as the PR Internship Coordinator, working with students and internship providers to develop valuable learning experiences outside the traditional classroom. She is the Media Arts Coordinator and works with Media faculty in the Department of Communication to manage and maintain excellent programs in Journalism, Public Relations, and Television, Broadcast, and Digital Media Production; minors in Journalism and Media Studies; and certificates in Digital Media, Public Relations, and Sport, Information & Culture. Casper has a PhD in Communication with an emphasis in Media Rhetoric from North Dakota State University, and an MS in Public Relations and BA in Art with a Mass Communication minor from Montana State University-Billings. She has been at Boise State since 2006, and her life is filled with kids, dogs, and unfortunately, email.

Contact Information

Email: maryfrancescasper@boisestate.edu
Office: COMB 126
Phone: (208) 426-2956
Office Hours: By appointment, schedule here