Christopher S. Josey

Christopher S. Josey
Assistant Teaching Professor
208 Switzler Hall
(573)-884-4128
Education

Ph.D., 2015, Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., 2007, Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bio

Dr. Christopher S. Josey (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is an Assistant Teaching Professor within the Department of Communication.  His research resides at the intersection of new technology, media effects, and media stereotyping.  Dr. Josey’s work examines how persons of color are framed stereotypically within news and the effects that such portrayals have on media consumers.  His research has been published in Communication Research, Discourse and Society, among others.  His most recent investigations examine the role of stereotype and counter-stereotype endorsement in the consumption, evaluation, sharing, and internalization of news content.

Courses Taught

Media Communication in Society (COMM 2100)

New Technologies and Communication (COMM 4638)

Race and the Media (COMM 4701)