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JEM Faculty/Staff Research Interests & Specialty Areas

Name Position Research Interests
Julie Andsager Professor media messages about health, medicine, and science
public opinion
Stuart N. Brotman Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law;
Beaman Professor of Communication and Information
Telecommunications /electronic mass media law and policy
International communications regulation
Global broadband development
Media management transformation
Intellectual property
Internet governance
Cybersecurity
Freedom of expression
Media ethics
Leadership in media industries
Ed Caudill Professor The history of ideas in the press
Melanie Faizer Lecturer Multimedia formats
Entrepreneurial journalism, new business models
News writing
Maria Fontenot Lecturer News writing
Lisa Gary Senior Lecturer News writing
Nicholas Geidner Assistant Professor Effects of Internet technologies on journalism and group formation.
Melissa Greene-Blye PhD Student;
Lecturer
Journalism-history and practice
Critical Media Discourse/Portrayals of Native Americans in the Press
Role of Media Narrative in Culture
Media Literacy Education
Peter Gross Professor International and comparative mass communication, media, and journalism
Media and development, transition, and transformation
Politics and media
Censorship and press freedom
Media and foreign affairs and public diplomacy
Foreign-language/ethnic media inthe United States and in East Central and Southeast Europe
Mark Harmon Professor Television news gatekeeping
Connections between media and materialistic values
Rob Heller Professor Photojournalism history
New technology
Newspaper design
Typography
Barbara Kaye Professor Users and uses of online political information
Profanity on television
Media Effects
Bob Legg Associate Professor Media Effects
Mark Littmann Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing;
Board of Visitors Professor
Astronomy and the history of astronomy
Writing about science for the general public
Science writing as literature
History of science
Teaching science and science writing
Catherine Luther Director;
Professor
International communication
Press-state relations
Intergroup conflict
Terrorism and the media
Issues involving media and social group representations
Michael T. Martinez Assistant Professor First Amendment Law – Media and the courts
Visual Communication – Political coverage
History – Journalism practice
Amber Roessner Associate Professor History of media and its intersection with American culture and collective memory
The practice of mass communications, in particular sports and politics
Race, class, gender & the mass media
Critical & cultural studies
Sam Swan CCI Director of Internationalization and Outreach;
Professor
International broadcasting
Broadcast journalism
Erin Whiteside Associate Professor Sports media
Cultural studies
Feminist theory
Media diversity
sexuality
gender
Michael O. Wirth CCI Dean;
Professor
Media and telecommunication economics, management, law and policy
Chris Wohlwend Lecturer News writing
Feature writing
Photojournalism