Mass Communication and Society Journal Editor
Mass Communication and Society
Stephen D. Perry (Ph.D. University of Alabama, 1995) is the Mass Media Program Coordinator and a Full Professor at Illinois State University's School of Communication. He was selected as the new editor of Mass Communication and Society for volumes 11-13 and then re-elected to edit volumes 14-16 stretching from 2008 to 2013. Perry served as a Fulbright Scholar during the 2004-2005 academic year at the University of Mauritius in the Republic of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. His proximity to the December 2004 tsunami spurred research on warning and information dissemination related to disaster. He served as a consultant to the Government of Mauritius and the United Nations Development Program.
Perry's other scholarly interests include media effects on public opinion and society, religious broadcasting, radio history, and academic publishing integrity. He is the author of A Consolidated History of Media and co-editor of Communication Theories for Everyday Life. He also has published numerous articles and book chapters using a wide array of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. He is a former television and radio broadcaster, newspaper journalist, and freelance writer.
Ran Wei is the Gonzales Professor of Journalism at the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism & Mass Communications. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1995. Wei has served as an Associate Editor since August 2008.
|Dr. Cory L. Armstrong
Dr. Cory L. Armstrong is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004. Armstrong has served as an Associate Editor since September 2008.
|Dr. Jack Glascock|
Dr. Jack Glascock is an Associate Professor at Illinois State University’s School of Communications. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1996. Glascock has served as an Associate Editor since September 2008.
||Dr. Shahira Fahmy|
Shahira Fahmy earned her Ph.D. in May 2003 from the Missouri School of Journalism at Columbia. She joined the University of Arizona in August 2008 as a tenured associate professor in the School of Journalism where she holds an adjunct/courtesy joint appointment with the Department of Communication and another one in the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies (MENAS). She also works closely with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) and is also an affiliated member of the Institute of the Environment at the university. Fahmy has served as an Associate Editor since fall 2011.
|Dr. Francis Lee
Francis L. F. Lee is associate professor and Head of Graduate Division at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his PhD degree in 2003 from Stanford University. He has served as an associate editor for the journal since summer 2012.
book review Editor
|Dr. John C. Pollock
Dr. John C. Pollock is a Professor in the Communication Studies Department at the College of New Jersey. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford. Pollock has served as the Book Review Editor since January 2009.