Mass Communication and Society Journal Editors

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Dr. Fuyuan Shen
Fuyuan Shen is a professor in the College of Communications, Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include advertising, news framing, and health communication. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill. He has previously served as the research co-chair for the division and as an associate editor for Asian Journal of Communication. He began his term as editor in 2017.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Dr. Francesca R. Dillman Carpentier
Francesca R. Dillman Carpentier is the James H. Shumaker Term Professor in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the automatic processing of media and resulting effects on attitudes, social judgments, and issue perception. Secondarily, she studies psychological factors that predict media content choices. She previously served as head of the Mass Communication and Society Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and has been on the Mass Communication and Society journal’s editorial board since 2007.

Dr. Jack Glascock
Jack Glascock is an associate professor at Illinois State University’s School of Communications. His research focuses on media content and media effects. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Dr. Glascock has served as an associate editor for MC&S since September 2008.

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 is an author or editor of six books, including Talk radio, the mainstream press, and public opinion in Hong Kong (2014). He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. He has served as an associate editor for the journal since summer 2012.

Dr. Seungahn Nah
Seungahn Nah is an associate professor in the Colleges of Communication and Information, and Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the University of Kentucky. His research interests include political communication, civic communication ecology, participatory communication, and information communication technologies and civic engagement. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as Head of the Mass Communication & Society Division and currently serves as President of the Korean American Communication Association (KACA).

Dr. Mike Schmierbach
Mike Schmierbach is an associate professor of media studies in the College of Communications at Pennsylvania State University. His research addresses how media use and content affects perceptions of media, with a particular focus on video games and third-person research. He also specializes in research methodology and is coauthor of the textbook “Applied Communication Research Methods.” He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been an associate editor since 2016.

BOOK REVIEW EDITOR
Dr. Michael McCluskey
Michael McCluskey is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. His research interest revolve around journalism, activism and politics. Dr. McCluskey is author of News Framing of School Shootings: Journalism and American Social Problems (2016). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and been on the MC&S editorial board since 2009.

 

MC&S Editors
Fuyuan Shen, 2017-2019
Ran Wei, 2014-2016
Stephen D. Perry, 2008-2013
James Shanahan, 2005-2007
Carol J. Pardun, 2001-2004
David Demers, 1998-2000