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 Sarah Elizabeth Turner McGowen

Sarah Elizabeth Turner McGowen

turnerse@nsuok.edu

  • Assistant Professor
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Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    • Leoser Complex 242
    • Phone: (918) 444-3516

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Bio

Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies department; NSU graduate in 2008 (B.A.) and 2011 (M.A.); Communication Lab coordinator; Lambda Pi Eta advisor

Education:

  • Ph D, Political Communication, University of Missouri, , 2017
  • MA, Communication Studies, Northeastern State University, , 2011
  • BA, Mass Communication, Northeastern State University, , 2008

Research Interests:

social media; political rhetoric; gender studies

Teaching Interests:

social media; research methods; gender studies; business and professional communication; group dynamics

Professional Activities:

Intellectual Content:

  • “Hands up, don’t shoot”: Social media as a site of government (dis)trust. In Debates for a digital age: The good, the bad, and the ugly of our online world (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Discovery, Published, , 2015
  • Social media and disasters: A functional framework for social media use in disaster planning, response, and research. (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Discovery, Published, , 2015

Presentations:

  • Fighting Fake News: Social Media Use and Information Literacy. - Central States Communication Association - Omaha, NE - 01 Apr 2019
  • “Bernie or Hillary?”: How Social Media Memes Communicate Subtle Sexism. - Central States Communication Association - Minneapolis, MN - 01 Mar 2017
  • Creating a Space to Communicate our Gender (Identity): The “Non” Nonverbal Messages The Fashion Industry Sends - Central States Communication Association - Minneapolis, MN - 01 Mar 2017
  • Womentoring: March on … at What Cost? - National Communication Association - Dallas, TX - 01 Nov 2017

Courses Taught:

  • BUS & PROFESSIONAL COMMUNIC - COMM3223 - Spring 2020
  • CHALLENGES IN INTERPERS COMM - COMM4643 - Spring 2020
  • GROUP DYNAMICS - COMM3303 - Fall 2019
  • MEDIA AND POLITICS - M S5753 - Summer 2019
  • RESEARCH DESIGN - COMM5103 - Spring 2019