Stephanie L. Morrow, Ph.D.

Stephanie Morrow, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor of Speech Communications, School of Humanities
Program Chair, Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Program Coordinator, Minor in Communications
Coordinator of 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