116 Ferguson Building
Specializations: Social Movement, Gender, Political Communication and Media Studies
Social Movement, Gender, Political Communication, Critical and Media Studies
First Ladies, Presidents, and Romance & Entertainment
Michelle Obama: American Rhetor
Consuming Desire and Agency: Stories of Love. Laughter and Empowerment
Simon, J. and Brooks, A. (2016). Michelle and the Media: The “First” Coverage of the First Lady Women and Language (projected Spring of 2018).
Foust, C.R., and Simon, J. (2015). Memories of Movement in a Postfeminist Context:
Conservative Fusion in the Rhetoric of Tammy Bruce and “Dr. Laura” Schlessinger. Western Journal of Communication, 79, 1– 21.
Simon, J. (2014). Disciplining Drunken Mothers: Media Representations of women’s use of alcohol. Communication Review, 17, 45 – 64.
Simon, J. (2010). Locating Gender and Resistance Through a Feminist Application of Gramsci’s “Organic Intellectual”: An Analysis of Time Magazine ‘s 2002 “Person(s) of the Year”. Southern Journal of Communication, 78, 56 – 69.
Michelle Obama Reaching Higher to Lead and Serve Community, in Natalle, E.J. and Simon, J. (eds). (2015). Michelle Obama: American Rhetor, Lexington Books, p. 103-118
Simon, J. (2015). Teaching Communication Activism: Communication Education for Social Justice. Partnerships, 6
Academic Advising, Harriet Elliot Lecture Series, Reviewer for Feminist and Media Studies and Western Journal of Communication.
Advocacy in Community Engagement Activities
Affiliations: National Communication Association, Southern States Communication Association.