Stephanie L. Morrow, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Speech Communications, School of Humanities
Coordinator of Speech Communications
Communications Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6472
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W351
Mailing Address:
W351 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Morrow Morrow holds a Ph.D. in Media and Communications from Temple University (2016), an M.J. in Journalism, also from Temple (2002), and an B.A. in Communications from West Chester University (1994). She currently serves as the Program Coordinator in Speech Communications, and regularly teaches undergraduate courses in speech communications and journalism. At the graduate level, she has taught both qualitative and quantitative research methods. In 2017, Dr. Morrow was nominated for the James Jordan Award for teaching excellence.

Dr. Morrow was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding performance for the paper "Through the Eyes of Habermas: The Heritage of Liberalism and Deliberative Politics" from the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association, Pennsylvania Political Science Association, and Middle Atlantic Folklife Association in 2011. Her dissertation, entitled "Twelve Days of Hell: A Study of Violence, Urban Space, and Media Coverage of the York Race Riots," examined the changes in media coverage of the 1969 York race riots, the 30 year anniversary journalism in 1999, and the trial coverage of the men who were arrested for two murders during the riots.

Research Interests
Framing theory
Semiotic theory
Agenda setting
Film theory
Journalism critique