Category Archives: Officers

Letter from the Head: Farewell and thank you

By Gregory Perreault In 2011, I came to the Religion and Media business meeting as a graduate student to accept my Top Student Paper award. As our interest group began discussing the need for officers, I found myself as the newsletter editor for the division. Over the past nine years, I have touched and been […]

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AEJMC president-elect on virtual convention as a time for DEI and RMIG

Heading toward this year’s online #AEJMC2020, President-Elect Tim P. Vos reflects on imperatives for these times, including opportunities for RMIG. Vos is professor and director of the School of Journalism at Michigan State University. Vos designed and taught units on religion and media at the University of Missouri, he has presented his own work, been […]

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Dan Stout, renaissance man

By David W. Scott I want to talk about Dan Stout, my friend and colleague. When we celebrate his accomplishments at AEJMC this year, I’ll add more thoughts on his outstanding contributions to the study of media and religion. They are many. I met Dan Stout when I began my MA degree in 1993. When […]

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A most loyal steward of religion and media research: Judith Buddenbaum

By Debra L. Mason Dan Stout perhaps said it best: Judith Buddenbaum is the sine qua non — the essential element — in the field of religion and media. Dan wrote that description when he was honoring Judie in an article for the Journal of Media and Religion’s 10th Anniversary volume, back in 2012. Dan, […]

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Pintak named dean of Graduate School of Media and Communications at Aga Khan University, Nairobi

On July 1, I assume the role of dean of the Graduate School of Media and Communications at Aga Khan University in Nairobi. The goal is to help the young program broaden its footprint across East Africa and beyond, building on the foundation laid by my predecessor, former Newsweek editor Michael Meyer. While this is […]

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2019-2020 Annual Report

Religion and Media Interest Group Annual Report, 2019-2020 Standing Committee of the Religion and Media Interest Group Head: Gregory P. Perreault Appalachian State University perreaultgp@appstate.edu Vice head: Bellarmine Ezumah Murray State University bezumah@murraystate.edu Teaching co-chairs: Rick Moore Boise State University rmoore@boisestate.edu Rebecca Frazer Ohio State University frazer.39@buckeyemail.osu.edu Research chair: Taisik Hwang University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee […]

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2019-2020 officers

Religion and Media Interest Group members attending the AEJMC conference in Toronto chose officers for the 2019-2020 academic year. Officers lead program planning, research competition, teaching programming, PF&F programming, newsletter, website and all other RMIG efforts. Our new officers are: Head: Greg Perreault, Appalachian State University Vice head: Bellarmine (Bella) Ezumah, Murray State University Research […]

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