Professor Emeritus, Louisiana State University
Professor Emeritus, Ohio University
Dr. Izard is professor emeritus, both at Ohio University and at Louisiana State University. Izard was on the faculty at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, where he served as director for 12 years, and at the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU, serving as interim dean for one year. He specializes in ethics, First Amendment and journalistic writing. He was a Freedom Forum fellow at the Media Studies Center in New York from 1998-99 and editor of the Newspaper Research Journal, 1988-2000.
Associate Professor, University of North Texas
Dr. Everbach is an associate professor of journalism at the University of North Texas and a former newspaper reporter. Her research interests focus on gender in media, including newsroom management, media coverage and sports. She worked as a newspaper reporter for 14 years, 12 on the Metro desk of The Dallas Morning News and two at the Boston Herald. She also is the 2012-2013 head of the Commission on the Status of Women for AEJMC. Dr. Everbach was formerly the assistant editor for the Media Diversity Forum's gender studies.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Research at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication; Thomas O. & Darlene Wood Ryder Professorship II
Dr. Reynolds joined the Manship School as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies on July 1, 2010. Professor Reynolds’ research focuses on dissent and the First Amendment, First Amendment history, and media sociology, particularly in relationship to media coverage of breaking news and of terrorism. She has written/edited four books and authored numerous book chapters and journal articles. Her fifth book (forthcoming, 2011), Prophets of the Fourth Estate, focuses on early 20th century media criticism. Prior to joining the Manship School, Professor Reynolds served as associate dean for graduate studies at the Indiana University School of Journalism, and served on the faculty at IU, the University of Oklahoma, and Miami University of Ohio.
Assistant Professor, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Biswas is an assistant professor at Shippensburg University specializing in new media and public relations. His research interests are media diversity, media and politics/public affairs, and new (digital) media and PR.
Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Dr. Tindall's research includes identity, diversity and power in public relations; identity and health messages; fundraising and philanthropy; organizational culture and stereotypes within historically Black fraternities and sororities; and the intersection of public relations and marketing to minority health.
Department Chair, Communication - University of Utah
Dr. Ono, co-author of Asian Americans and the Media; former director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; co-editor of the book series Critical Cultural Communication; co-editor-elect of the journal Critical Studies in Media Communication.
Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos
Dr. Pham, Department of Communication, California State University, San Marcos, co-author of Asian Americans and the Media; who conducts research on means used by Asian American media organizations to constitute and represent themselves within U.S. society and how they are constructed and represented by public discourse.
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Media & Journalism and
Women and Gender Studies Coordinator, University of South Dakota
Dr. Sternadori serves as the coordinator of USD's Women and Gender Studies program and the associate editor of the Journal of Magazine & New Media Research. Sternadori worked as a journalist for seven years, including five as an investigative reporter in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma
Dr. Loke is a member of the journalism faculty at Gaylord College. Her research interests rest on the intersection of women and minorities, mass media and the new online public spaces. Additionally, her scholarly work relies on critical media and cultural studies theory in accompaniment to the more traditional journalism research.
President & Principal
American Newspaper Consultants, Ltd.
Dr. Claussen is former executive director, ACLU of Nevada; former professor and faculty chair in the School of Communication, Point Park University; author or editor of Anti-intellectualism in American Media: Magazines and Higher Education; Sex, Religion, Media; and two other books; former editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. Dr. Claussen will be a visiting professor at the Shanghai International Studies University starting in September 2013.
Hispanic/ Latin Americans
Full Professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University, Ohio.
Dr. Subervi is the editor and author of The Mass Media and Latino Politics: Studies of U.S. Media Content, Campaign Strategies and Survey Research: 1984-2004 , along with more than 25 book chapters, more than 20 journal articles and more than 15 independent reports. His current writing focuses on media and politics in Puerto Rico, his home country.."
American Indian Studies
Assistant professor of Broadcast and Film at the Western Kentucky University.
Dr. LaPoe's research interests include construction of reality within television news, how it affects groups such as American Indians, political science, science communication, and emerging media. She is a co-author in an upcoming book by the University Press of Mississippi on the Media Lessons of Two Gulf Disasters – Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Victoria is an award winning journalist who worked in television news for thirteen years.
Photography and Film
Professor Emeritus, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Professor Evans is an expert in the fields of photography, digital photography, video, and multi-media production, whose work has appeared in many exhibitions and publications. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a technology grant to establish a digital imaging laboratory at Shippensburg University's Communication/Journalism department and the prestigious Ernst Haas Award for Excellence in Photography.
Professor & Director, Center on Religion & the Professions, The University of Missouri
Dr. Mason brings more than 25 years of professional reporting, research, and teaching experience to her position. Her major religion and media research work includes a content audit of religion news spanning 50 years and the largest telephone survey of religion journalists. She edited the recently published Religion Reporting: A Guide to Journalism’s Best Beat, and co-edited Readings in Religion as News, a collection of religion news from the colonial era to the present. Mason also serves on the editorial board and is book review editor for the Journal of Media and Religion.
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