Chris Campbell, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, School of Mass Communication and Journalism

The primary focus of my research has been cultural diversity and the media.

BOOKS:
• Race and News: Critical Perspectives (with Rockell Brown, Cheryl Jenkins & Kim LeDuff; Routledge/Taylor and Francis, 2011)
• Race, Myth and the News (Sage Publications, 1995 – named Outstanding Book on the Subject of Racial Intolerance by the Gustavus Meyers Center for the Study of Human Rights, 1996; the final chapter was reprinted in the NABJ Journal, the publication of the National Association of Black Journalists, November/December, 1996; Chapter 5 was reprinted in Channeling Blackness: Studies on Television and Race in America, 2005

BOOK CHAPTERS:
• “Yes We Can?: Race, Myth and the News Revisited” – (with Rockell Brown and Kim LeDuff), for Race and News: Critical Perspectives (2011)
• “Recoding New Orleans: News, Race and Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke” – (with Kim LeDuff), for Race and News: Critical Perspectives (2011)
• “A Myth of Assimilation: ‘Enlightened’ Racism and the News” – in Channeling Blackness: Studies on Television and Race in America (edited by Darnell M. Hunt, Oxford University Press, 2005; reprinted from Race, Myth and the News)
• "Beyond Employment Diversity: Rethinking Contemporary Racist News Representations" – in Cultural Diversity and the U.S. Media (edited by Y. R. Kamalipour and R. Carilli, State University of New York Press, 1998)

ARTICLES:
• “Television’s Troubling Indian Images” (with Lori Edmo-Suppah) – Television Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2003
• “Primetime’s Disabled Images” (with Sheri Hoem) – Television Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2001
• “Culturally Diverse Television Would Be Better Television” – Television Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2000
• “Post-Mortem for Primetime Racial Realism” – Television Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2000
• "What Local Television News Tells Us About Race" – Television Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 4, 1995