Chris Blair serves as Professor of Communication Arts and the Coordinator of Digital Media Studies and Film Studies majors. He also is the faculty advisor of the Union Film Society. Since 2003, he has served on the Board of Directors of the International Digital Media and Arts Association, where he has been the president and chairman of the board of directors of the organization. Blair has presented at numerous conferences on digital media issues and trends, and his work in digital media education has been published in the International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal and Renewing Minds.
Blair lives with his wife, Ashley Fitch Blair, also a professor in the Communication Arts department, and their two children, Madeline and Seth. The Blairs are members of Fellowship Bible Church in Jackson.