Stephanie L. Morrow, Ph.D.

Stephanie Morrow, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor of Speech Communications, School of Humanities
Coordinator, Speech Communications
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W351
W351 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
    Biography

    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

    Publications

    Morrow, S. (2012, Winter). Through the eyes of Habermas: The heritage of liberalism and deliberative politics. Studies in Social and Political Thought, 20, 70-84.

    Education

    Ph.D. in Media and Communications, Temple University

    M.A. in Journalism, Temple University

    B.A. in Communications, West Chester University

    Course Schedule
    COM 100, Interpersonal Communication
    COM 360, Advanced Communications in Society
    JRN 333, Ethics in Journalism