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CINDY S. VINCENT

University Contact Information

Salem State University

352 Lafayette St., Salem, MA 01970

Education

2014  Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Communication (Media Studies)

2013  Graduate Certificate, University of Oklahoma, Women’s & Gender Studies

2009  M.A., California State University, Sacramento, Communication (Media Studies)

2003  B.A., California State University, Sacramento, Journalism

Selected Grants & Accolades

2017 Strategic Planning Grant ($7,500)

2016 Seed Grant ($3,000)

2016 NCA Funds to Advance the Discipline ($3,000)

2016 AEJMC Mass Communication & Society Service-Learning Grant ($500)

2016 Council on Teaching and Learning Summer Grant ($1,000)

2014 Alice Mary Robertson Award ($1,000)

2013  University of Oklahoma, Department of Communication Dissertation Grant ($1,000)

2012  Robberson Research and Creative Endeavors Grant ($750)

2012  Graduate Student Senate Research Grant ($375)

2012  Eddie Carol Smith Scholarship Honorable Mention ($500)

2012  Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

 

Publications

2017         Vincent, C. (TBD). Resistance Media: Reimagining Civic Participation on the Margins. Resistance Media. Manuscript submitted for publication.

2017         Dunbar, N.E., Jensen, M.L., Miller, C.H., Bessarabova, E., Lee, Y-H., Wilson, S.N., Elizondo, J., Adame, B., Valacich, J.S., Straub, S., Burgoon, J.K., Lane, B., Piercy, C., Wilson, D., King, S., Vincent, C., & Schuetzler, R. (2017). Mitigation of Cognitive Bias with a Serious Game: Two Experiments Testing Feedback Timing and Source. International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL), 7(4).

2016         Vincent, C., & Straub, S. (2016). Structures of Dissent: Social Media, Resistance Journalism, and the Mobilization of Poverty Activism. In G.W. Richardson (Ed.), Social Media and Politics: A New Way to Participate in the Political Process. Westport, CT: Praeger.

2016         Bessarabova, E., Piercy, C., King, S., Vincent, C., Dunbar, N. E., Burgoon, J. K., Miller, C. H., Jensen, M., Elkins, A., Wilson, D., Wilson, S. N., & Lee, Y.-H. (2016). Mitigating Bias Blind Spot via a serious video game. Computers in Human Behavior, 62, p. 452-466.

2016         Vincent, C. (2016). Towards a Re-conceptualization of Lumpenproletariats: The Collective Organization of Poverty for Social Change Through Participatory Media. The Journal of Alternative and Community Media, 1, p. 70-83.

2014         Vincent, C., & Foster, L. (2014). Change.org. In K. Harvey (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2014         Dunbar, N.E., Jensen, M.L., Miller, C.H., Bessarabova, E., Straub, S., Wilson, S.N., Elizondo, J., Burgoon, J.K., Valacich, J.S., Adame, B., Lee, Y-H., Lane, B., Piercy, C., Wilson, D., King, S., Vincent, C., & Schuetzler, R. (2014). Mitigating Cognitive Bias Through the Use of Serious Games: Effects of Feedback. In International Conference on Persuasive Technology (pp. 92-105). Springer International Publishing.

2013         Dunbar, N.E., Wilson, S.N., Adame, B.J., Elizondo, J., Jensen, M.L., Miller, C.H., Allums Kauffman, A., Seltsam, T., Bessarabova, E., Vincent, C., Straub, S.K., Ralston, R., Dulawan, C.L., Ramirez, D., Squire, K., Valacich, J., & Burgoon, J.K. (2013, October-December). MACBETH: Development of a Training Game for the Mitigation of Cognitive Bias. International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 3(4), p. 7-26. DOI: 10.4018/ijgbl.2013100102

2013         Vincent, C. (2013). POOR Magazine and Civic Engagement through Community Media. In R.A. Lind (ed.), Race/Gender/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audience, Content, and Producers (3rd ed., pp. 316–322). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Select Competitive Conference Paper & Panel Presentations

2017         Vincent, C. (2017). Students as Civic Agents: Civic Education, Media and Service-Learning. General interest session presented at Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting. Baltimore, MD June 2017.

2017         Lynch, C. & Vincent, C. (2017). Creating a Sustainable University-Wide Model for Measuring Civic Learning and Engagement. General interest session presented at Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting. Baltimore, MD June 2017.

2017         Vincent, C., & Jeffrey, J. (2017). Students as Civic Agents: Applying Civic Education through Media Literacy and Experiential Learning. Paper presented at the Northeast Media Literacy Conference. New Britain, CT February 2017.

2016         Vincent, C., Gordon, E., Koenig Richards, C., Lyons, M., Mihailidis, P., & Rhinesmith, C. (2016). Technology, Civic Participation and Social Change: Exploring Civic Media Across Practice, Research and Pedagogy. Seminar presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA November 2016.

2016         Hallowell, B., Wolfson, T., Cabral, N., Deutch, L., Haywood, A., Ryan, C., Carragee, K., & Vincent, C. (2016). Media Activism & Social Justice: Conversation Cafés. Special program presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA November 2016.

2016         Alexopoulos, C., D’ Enbeau, S., Klean Zwilling, J., McClaeren, J., Ramasubramanian, S., & Vincent, C. (2016). Sexual Violence on U.S. college campuses: A civics of avoidance or engagement? Panel presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA November 2016.

2016         Prather, D., Calley, D., Vincent, C., & Potter, J. (2016). The Pregnancy is Political:  Civic Engagement by and for Women Scholars. Panel presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA November 2016.

2016         Vincent, C. (2016). Celebrating Diversity Through the Salem Public School District Civic Media Project. Paper presented at Boston Civic Media: Design, Technology, Social Impact. Boston, MA June 2016.

2016         Vincent, C., & Straub, S. (2016). Structures of Dissent: Social Media, Resistance Journalism, and the Mobilization of Poverty Activism. Paper presented at Western States Communication Association. San Diego, CA March 2016.

2015         Vincent, C. (2015). Civic Media Creation via Media Literacy Education and Participatory Media Production in Communities of Poverty. Paper presented at International Media Education Summit. Boston, MA November 2015.

2015         Vincent, C. (2015). Participatory Media as Catalysts for Change: Communicating the Intersectional Experiences of Women in Poverty. Paper presented at 6th International Digital Storytelling Conference. Northampton, MA September 2015.

2015         Vincent, C. (2015). Resistance Journalism: Expression, Self-Empowerment, and the Creation of Counternarratives on Poverty Through Community Media. Panel presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. San Francisco, CA August 2015.

2015         Vincent, C. (2015). Civic Studies Panel: Continuum of Civic Action. Panel presented at Frontiers of Democracy. Boston, MA June 2015.

2015         Vincent, C. (2015). Redefining Reflexivity in the Digital Age: The New Cultural Complexity of Reflexivity. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico May 2015.

2015         Bessarabova, E., Piercy, C., King, S., Vincent, C., Dunbar, N. E., Burgoon, J. K., Miller, C., Jensen, M., Elkins, A., Wilson, D., Wilson, S. N., & Lee, Y.-H. (2015). Mitigating Bias Blind Spot via a serious videogame. Paper to be presented at the International Communication Association Convention. San Juan, Puerto Rico May 2015.

2014         Vincent, C. (2014). Towards a Reconceptualization of Lumpenproletariats: The Collective Organization of Poverty for Social Change via Participatory Media. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Montréal, Quebec, Canada August 2014.

2014         Dunbar, N.E., Jensen, M.L., Miller, C.H., Bessarabova, E., Straub, S., Wilson, S.N., Elizondo, J., Burgoon, J.K., Valacich, J.S., Adame, B., Lee, Y-H., Lane, B., Piercy, C., Wilson, D., King, S., Vincent, C., & Schuetzler, R. (2014). Mitigating Cognitive Bias Through the Use of Serious Games: Effects of Feedback. Paper presented at the International Conference on Persuasive Technology. Padova, Italy May 2014.

2013         Vincent, C. (2013). Deconstructing the Welfare Queen: Towards a Standpoint Theory of Poverty. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Washington, D.C. November 2013.

2013         Vincent, C. (2013). Social Justice in the Basic Course: Making Connections between Content and Citizenship. Panel presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Washington, D.C. November 2013.

2013         Dunbar, N., Wilson, S., Adame, B., Elizondo, J., Jensen, M., Miller, C., Allums, A., Seltsam, T., Bessarabova, E., Vincent, C., Straub, S., Ralston, R., Dulawan, C., Paiz-Ramirez, D., & Squire, K. (2013). Macbeth: Development of a Serious Game for the Mitigation of Bias. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference. London, U.K. May 2013.

2012         Vincent, C. (2012). Language of Struggle: POOR Magazine and the Re-appropriation of “Poor” Language. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. Orlando, FL November 2012.

2012         Vincent, C. (2012). Race/Gender/Media 3.0: Considerations of Diversity for Educators and Scholars. Paper presented at the Broadcast Education Association Conference. Las Vegas, NV April 2012.

2011         Vincent, C. (2011). Technological Constructions of Reality: An Ontological Perspective. Paper presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. St. Louis, MO August 2011.

2011         Vincent, C. (2011). Social Network Analysis: A Mixed-Methodological Approach. Paper presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. St. Louis, MO August 2011.

2011         Vincent, C. (2011). POOR Magazine and Civic Engagement through Community Media. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Honors Doctoral Seminar. Fargo, ND July 2011.

2011         Vincent, C. (2011). Community Media and Processes of Civic Engagement. Paper presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference. Istanbul, Turkey July 2011.

2010         Vincent, C. (2010). New Media in the Public Sphere: Public Sphere Formation in Spaces of Conflict. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. San Francisco, CA November 2010.

2010         Vincent, C. (2010). New Media in the Public Sphere: Public Sphere Formation in Spaces of Conflict. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Honors Doctoral Seminar. Salt Lake City, UT July 2010.

Academic Appointments

2014-Present  Assistant Professor, Salem State University

2013-2014  Instructor, Salem State University

2011-2013  Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma.

2009-2012  Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma.

2008  Graduate Teaching Associate, California State University, Sacramento.

2007-2008  Graduate Teaching Assistant, California State University, Sacramento.

Teaching Experience

Teaching portfolio available at https://csvincent.com/teachingportfolio.

Assistant Professor

Salem State University

2016-Present   COM 220: Media Literacy

2015-Present   COM 349: Principles of Public Relations

2015-Present   COM 500: Directed Study in Communications

2014-Present   COM 351: Public Relations Writing

2016                COM 506: Independent Research in Media Studies

2015-2016       FYCO 100: Social Justice & Superheroes

2014-2015       COM 201: Introduction to Communications

2014                COM 206: Mass Media & Society

Instructor

Salem State University

2014  COM 351: Public Relations Writing

2014  COM 505: Internship in Communications

2014  COM 506: Independent Research in Media Studies

2013-2014  COM 201: Introduction to Communications

2013  COM 349: Principles of Public Relations

Teaching Assistant

University of Oklahoma

2011-2012  COMM 2613: Public Speaking, Professor Michael Kramer

2011-2012  COMM 2713: Communication Theory, Professors Jill Edy (Fall) & Norah Dunbar (Spring)

2011  COMM 2413: Media Literacy, Professor Lisa Foster

2011  COMM 4643: Mass Media Effect, Professor Glenn Hansen

2009-2011  COMM 1113: Principles of Communication, Professor John Banas

Teaching Associate

California State University, Sacramento

2008  ComS 103: The Communication Experience

Graduate Assistant

California State University, Sacramento

2007-2008  ComS 5: Presentational Speaking in the Organization, Professor John Williams

2007  ComS 116: Intercultural Communication, Professor David Zuckerman

2007  ComS 100C: Introduction to Scientific Methods in Communication Research, Professor David Zuckerman

Professional Service

Conference Paper Reviewer

2016-2017 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Commission on the Status of Women

2014-2017 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Communication Technology (CTEC) Division

2015-2016 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Midwinter Conference

2013  National Communication Association, Mass Communication Division

2012-2013  National Communication Association, Human Communication and Technology Division

2012  National Communication Association, Feminist and Women’s Studies Division

2011, 2013  Sooner Conference

Journal Article Reviewer

2014  Global Media and Communication

2011, 2013  Communication, Culture & Critique

2013  International Communication Research Journal

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

2017-2018 Research Chair, CTEC Division

2016-2017  Mid-Winter Conference Chair, CTEC Division

2016  Newsletter editor, Commission on the Status of Women

2014-2016  Best of the Web Chair, CTEC Division

2011-2014  Webmaster, web designer, and social media coordinator, CTEC Division

National Communication Association

2013-2014  Public Relations Division Social Media Working Group Member

2011-2012  Graduate Student Representative for the Feminist and Women’s Studies Division

2011-2012  Graduate Student Representative for the Women’s Caucus

Salem State University

2017-Present SSU Academic Policies Committee

2016-Present  Florence Luscomb Women’s Center Co-Advisor

2015-Present  SSU Faculty Fellow for the Center for Civic Engagement

2014-Present  Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Faculty Advisor

2015-2017  SSU University Curriculum Committee

2015-2017  SSU General Education Committee

2014-2017  Civic Engagement Committee

2013-2017  Department of Communications Curriculum Committee

2014-2015  SSU Faculty Fellow for Service-Learning

2014  PRSSA Co-Faculty Advisor

2013-2014  College of Arts & Sciences Strategic Planning Committee

2013  PRSSA Interim Faculty Advisor

University of Oklahoma

2013  Sooner Conference Committee member

2011-2013  Webmaster, web designer, and social media coordinator for Communication Graduate Student Association

2011-2012  Co-chair, Sooner Conference Committee

2010-2012  Center for Social Justice Graduate Student Research Fellow

Organization Affiliation

Boston Civic Media Consortium

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

National Communication Association

 

Last Updated: October 2017

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