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Amy Jones

Dr. Amy H. Jones

Director of IMC/ Associate Professor of Digital Communications

Courses Taught: 

  • IMC200: Introduction to Mass Communication
  • IMC370: Television Production
  • IMC260: Graphic Design
  • IMC395: Sports Issues in the Media
  • IMC430: Media Law and Ethics
  • IMC495: Methods of IMC
  • IMC498: Selected Topics in IMC
    • Gender Issues in Sports Media
    • Mass Media and Society
    • Public Relations
    • Brand Development
  • IMC499: Professional Media Internship
  • SH100: Principles of Public Speaking
  • SH350: Principles of Persuasion

Education

  • Ph.D., Communication and Information Science University of Alabama 2011
  • M.S., Sport Administration University of Louisville 2006
  • B.A., Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts University of New Orleans 2004
  • Recent Publications

  • Jones, A. & Cooley, S. (2015). Beyond beauty and brawn: Winter Olympic athletes tackle gender stereotypes. Women, Identities and Culture, 1(1), 1-6.
  • Jones, A. & Cooley, S. (2013). Athletes who sparkle: Stereotypes in the televised coverage of the 2010 Olympic Figure Skating Events. Journalism and Mass Communication, 3(5), 292-303.
  • Cooley, S. & Jones, A. (2013). A forgotten tweet: Somalia and social media. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, 34(1), 68-82.
  • Greer, J. & Jones, A. (2012). Beyond figure skating and hockey: How U.S. audiences gender-type winter Olympic sports. The International Journal of Sport and Society, 3(4), 129-140.
  • Jones, A. & Greer, J. (2012). Go “heavy” or go home: An examination of audience attitudes and their relationship to gender cues in the 2010 Winter Olympic snowboarding coverage. Mass Communication and Society, 15(4), 598-621.
  • Greer, J. & Jones, A. (2012). A level playing field? Audience perceptions of male and female sports analysts. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 6(8), 67-80.
  • Jones, A. & Greer, J. (2011). You don’t look like an athlete: Testing the effects of feminine appearance on audience interest in women’s sports and perceptions of female athletes. Journal of Sport Behavior, 34(4), 358-377.
  • Jones, A. (2011). Visual and verbal gender cues in the televised coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 6(2), 199-216.