Naeemah Clark

Associate Professor of Communications
McEwen - Comm. 107A
2850 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
nclark3@elon.edu (336) 278-5676

Brief Biography

Naeemah Clark is an associate professor in the School of Communications at Elon University. She has edited the book, African Americans in the History of U.S. Media, co-authored a textbook Diversity in US Media, published work in Journalism History, American Behavioral Scientist, and has presented numerous papers at various conferences. Dr. Clark is interested in studying and teaching about economic, programming, and diversity issues related to the media and entertainment industries.  Before coming to Elon in 2009, Dr. Clark worked at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Kent State University.  She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in mass communication from the University of Florida and a B.S. in English Education from Florida State University.  Since coming to Elon in 2009, Dr. Clark has led student groups to Vietnam, Berlin, and Central Florida.

Education

B.A. Education, Florida State University

M.A. Mass Communication--Telecommunications, University of Florida

PhD  Mass Communication, University of Florida

Leadership Positions

Director of Communications Fellows

 

Research

Lee, S.Y. and Clark, N. (2014).  The Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery in Women's Magazine from 1960 to 1989. The Journal of Magazines & New Media Research. Vol 15. No.1. 

Clark, N.ed (2014). African Americans in the History of Mass Communication:  A Reader. .Peter Lang Publishing, NY.

Clark, N., Lellis,J., and Padgett, G. (2013) Communitarian Ethics and Achieving Diversity in Mediated Communications. International Journal of Organizational Diversity. 

Luther, C., Lepre,C.R. and Clark N. (2011). Diversity in U.S. Mass Media.  Boston, MA: Wiley Blackwell Publishing.

Clark, N., Haygood, D.M., Levine. K.J. (March 2011). Trust me! Wikipedia’s credibility among college students.  International Journal of Instructional Media.

Levine,K.J., Clark, N., Haygood, D.M., and Muenchen R.A. (Winter/Spring 2011). Change: Young Voters Speak During the 2008 Presidential Primary Season.  American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 55, 479-501.

Lee, Y.L. and Clark, N. (2009). “I’m Saying this for Uncle Sam!”How Corporations used Images of Family to Help Fund World War II. Advertising & Society Review, vol 10, Issue 2.

Clark, N. (2004). “The Birth Advocacy Group:  The first six years of Action for Children’s Television.”  Journalism History, Vol. 30, Issue 2, 66-75.

Clark, N. (1999).  “Peggy Charren: Bohemian Activist,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 82nd, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 3-8, 376-400.

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Lee, S.Y. and Clark, N. (August 2012). The Normalization of Cosmetic Surgery in Women’s Magazines, 1960-1989. Association for Educators of Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.                                

Clark, N.,  Gallagher,A.H. and Boyer, L. (August 2010). Shining a Light: An analysis of race and identity in online messages on Yahoo’s Shine blog regarding Vanity Fair’s 2010 Hollywood issue.  Association for Educators of Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO.

Clark, N. and Lee, S.Y. (April 2010). A Knife, a Fork, and a Remote Control:  A Qualitative Assessment of Food Lovers’ use of Television.   Popular Communication Association/American Culture Association, St. Louis, MO.

Lepre, C.R. and Clark, N. (October 2009).  Meeting Michelle:  How newsmagazines framed Michelle Obama in the 2008 presidential campaign.  Women & Society Conference, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Levine,K.J., Clark, N., Haygood, D.M., and Muenchen R.A. (Winter/Spring 2011). Change: Young Voters Speak During the 2008 Presidential Primary Season.  American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 55, 479-501.

Lee, Y.L. and Clark, N. (2009). “I’m Saying this for Uncle Sam!”How Corporations used Images of Family to Help Fund World War II. Advertising & Society Review, vol 10, Issue 2.

Clark, N. (2004). “The Birth Advocacy Group:  The first six years of Action for Children’s Television.”  Journalism History, Vol. 30, Issue 2, 66-75.

 

Service Activities

Member of LGBTQIA Task Force

Member of Inclusive Community Council

Member of General Studies Council

Board member for the Women's Resource Center of Alamance County

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