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Professor Research Interests

JEM 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 Journalism and Electronic Media
Telecommunications /electronic mass media law and policy
International communications regulation
Global broadband development
Media management transformation
Intellectual property
Internet governance
Freedom of expression
Media and journalism ethics
Leadership in media industries
Digital media production, distribution, and exhibition
Media history
News distortion and disinformation
Melanie Faizer Senior Lecturer Media entrepreneurship
Media technology
Maria Fontenot Lecturer News writing
Lisa Gary Distinguished Lecturer News writing
Nicholas Geidner Associate Professor Effects of Internet technologies on journalism and group formation.
Melissa Greene-Blye PhD Candidate;
Journalism-history and practice
Critical Media Discourse/Portrayals of Native Americans in the Press
Role of Media Narrative in Culture/Critical Intercultural Communication
Media Literacy Education
Indigenous Methodologies
Identity Representation and Negotiation in Media
Mark Harmon Professor Television news gatekeeping
Connections between media and materialistic values
Rob Heller Professor Photojournalism history
New technology
Newspaper design
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;
CCI 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;
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, gender, class & the mass media
Critical & cultural studies
Sam Swan CCI Director of Internationalization and Outreach;
International broadcasting
Broadcast journalism
Erin Whiteside Associate Professor Sports media
Cultural studies
Feminist theory
Media diversity
Michael O. Wirth CCI Dean;
Media and telecommunication economics, management, law and policy