CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI — August 1991

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

 

M.P.S., Cornell University

Ithaca, NY — August 1988

Department of Communication

 

B.A., Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA — May 1986

English and biological sciences, double major

 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Professor

School of Communication

Department of Gender and Women’s Studies

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Teach classes on journalism research, news writing, news reporting, feature writing, environmental reporting, science writing, gender and media, and race, gender and science. Serve on university, department and college committees. Serve on graduate student thesis committees. January 2001-Present

 

Associate Professor

Department of English

Women’s Studies Program

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Taught classes on journalism research, news writing, news editing and feature writing. Served on university, department and college committees.

1995-2001

 

Assistant Professor

Roy H. Park School of Communication

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

Taught classes on journalism research, news reporting and writing, feature writing, science writing, health reporting, public affairs reporting and mass communication. Developed course curriculum for print journalism program. Advised undergraduate students. Served on school and department committees.

1991-1995

 

News Writing Instructor

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

Taught news writing classes.

1988-1991

 

Teaching Assistant

Department of Communication

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Assisted in teaching two advanced courses in public relations research and planning. Received the Department’s "Outstanding Teaching Assistant" award.

1987-1988

 

EXTERNAL GRANTS AWARDED

National Science Foundation, "AGEP: BPR: Understanding URM STEM graduate students identity integration and assimilation into a community of practice"

2014-2018

Principal Investigator: Megan Grunert

Co-Principal Investigators: Jocelyn Steinke, Susan Stapleton, Renee Schwartz
Amount Awarded: $1,246,037

Grant awarded for research on URM STEM graduate
students' STEM identity integration and assimilation into a community of practice

 

National Science Foundation, "Adolescents' Identification with Televised Portrayals of Male and Female Scientists"

2006-2009

Principal Investigator: Jocelyn Steinke

Co-Investigators: Marilee Long, Maria Lapinski

Amount Awarded: $498,000

Grant awarded for research on middle school-aged children's identification with scientist characters on popular television programs.

 

National Science Foundation, "Assessing Media Influences: Effects of Media Literacy Training on Middle School-Aged Children’s Perceptions of Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology"

2004-2006

Principal Investigator: Jocelyn Steinke

Co-Investigators: Maria Lapinski and Aletta Zietsman-Thomas

Amount Awarded: $291,010

Grant awarded for research on efficacy of media literacy training on middle school students perceptions of women in science, engineering, and technology (SET) and perceptions of SET careers.

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Dr. Jocelyn Steinke
School of Communication
Department in Gender and Women’s Studies
Western Michigan University
E-mail: jocelyn.steinke@wmich.edu

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