* B.A. Broadcast Communications, Western Kentucky University, 1988
* M.A. Communications, Western Kentucky University, 1990
* Ph.D. Mass Communication, Bowling Green State University, 1997
Dr. Corbett is a native of Louisville, KY and has been teaching at CMU since 1998. He is an award-winning screenwriter, having received recognition for his work from the Broadcast Education Association, the University Film and Video Association and the Austin Film Festival. His research has also been published in academic journals including Cinema Journal and the Journal of Popular Film and television.