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CINDY S. VINCENT

csvincentphd@gmail.com

Education

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

Doctoral dissertation: Can You Spare Some (Social) Change?: Participatory Media as Catalysts for Change in Poor and Homeless Communities

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

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

Master’s thesis: Evolving the Collective Conscious: A Closer Look at the Offline Actions of the Online World

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

Grants and Accolades

2021         MA DHE Higher Education Innovation Fund Grant ($132,000)

2019         MA DHE Higher Education Innovation Fund Grant ($100,000)

2017         Salem State University Strategic Planning Grant ($2,500)

2016         Salem State University Seed Grant ($3,000)

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

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

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

2014         Alice Mary Robertson Award ($1,000)

Publications

2021         Vincent, C., Moore, S., Lynch, C., Awkward, R., & Lefker, J. (2021, Fall). Critically engaged civic learning: A comprehensive restructuring of service-learning approaches. Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning, 27(2), p. 107-130. http://doi.org/10.3998/mjcsloa.3239521.0027.205

2021         Vincent, C., & Gismondi, A. (2021). Fake News, Reality Apathy and the Erosion of Trust and Authenticity in American Politics. In R. Lutrell, L. Xiao, & J. Glass (Eds.), American Democracy: Influence, Activism, and Misinformation in the Social Era. New York: Routledge.

2019         Moore, S. & Vincent, C. (2019). Moving Beyond the ‘Me’ Generation: Collaboration and Community-Engaged Scholarship Among Millennial Faculty. In M.G. Strawser (Ed.), Leading Millennial Faculty; Navigating the New Professoriate. Lexington, MA: Lexington.

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).

2017         Vincent, C. (2017). Raging Chicken Press, NCA Scholar Response. In Communication’s Civic Callings: The Social Justice Exchange and Community Engagement (pp. 38-39). A National Communication Association publication.

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. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Competitive Conference Paper & Panel Presentations

2022         Ward, E., Lynch, C., Vincent, C., & Reiff, J. (2022). Where is the Equity in Service-Learning? Virtual session to be presented at the Campus Compact Compact22 Conference.

2022         Lynch, C., Reiff, J., Santana, C., Vincent, C., & Ward, E. (2022) Building on the Cultural Wealth of Minoritized Students: Anti-racist Pedagogy in Community-engaged Teaching. Virtual session to be presented at 108th AAC&U Annual Meeting.

2022         Vincent, C., Lynch, C., & Ward, E. (2022). Where is the Equity in Service-Learning and the Field of Civic Engagement? Virtual session to be presented at 108th AAC&U Annual Meeting.

2021         Vincent, C., Lynch, C., & Moore, S. (2021). The Future of Service-Learning: Why Are We Still Using This Language? Virtual session presented at the International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement virtual gathering.

2021         Vincent, C., Lynch, C., Reiff, J., Jackson, A., & Santana, C. (2021). Diversifying the Faculty: Pathways toward Equity and Engagement, a Massachusetts Initiative. Virtual session presented at 107th AAC&U Annual Meeting.

2019         Gismondi, A., & Vincent, C. (2019). Getting Beyond the Echo Chamber: How Students Can Engage Critically with Conflicting Sources about the Trouble We’re in and What We Need to Do. Session presented at the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education’s 5th Annual Conference on Civic Learning and Engagement. Fitchburg, MA May 2019.

2019         Lefker, J., Lynch, C., Moore, S., & Vincent, C. (2019). Rethinking Service Learning:
Using Critically Engaged Civic Learning to Promote Student Learning and Meaningful Social Change. Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting. Boston, MA March 2019.

2018         Vincent, C. & Jeffrey, J. (2018). Creating Agents of Change through Civic Media Production, Critical Media Literacy and Experiential Learning. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference. Washington, D.C. August 2018.

2018         Vincent, C. (2018). Catalysts for Action: A Civic Media Model of Participatory Engagement. Paper presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference. Eugene, OR June 2018.

2018         Vincent, C. (2018). Critically Engaged Civic Learning: What is it? How is it Different from Service-Learning? Poster presented at the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting. Los Angeles, CA June 2018.

2018         Lynch, C., Moore, S., & Vincent, C. (2018). Shifting the Paradigm: Reconceptualizing Civic Engagement to Promote Equitable, Sustainable Partnerships and Student Growth. Session presented at AAC&U 2018 Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. January 2018.

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         Brown, R., Vincent, C., & Lynch, C. (2016). Growing the Grassroots: Strategies, Models, and Challenges for Civic Engagement. Panel presented at Global Summit: Politics, Sports, Civic Engagement. Boston, MA October 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 presented at the International Communication Association Convention. San Juan, Puerto Rico May 2015.

2014         Vincent, C. (2014). Towards a Re-conceptualization of Lumpenproletariats: The Collective Organization of Poverty for Social Change via Participatory Media. Paper presented at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. Montréal, Quebec 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 Cognitive 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.

2011         Vincent, C. (2011). Pursuing Difference-Making Research: Research that Engages and Enriches Our Home Communities. Panel presented at Central States Communication Association 2011 Convention. Milwaukee, WI April 2011.

2010         Vincent, C. (2010). Evolving the Collective Conscious: A Closer Look at the Offline Actions of the Online World. 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 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.

2009         Vincent, C. (2009). En Route to Integrality: Consciousness Milestones Through Online Communities. Paper presented at the 39th Annual International Jean Gebser Society Conference. Hempstead, NY October 2009.

2008         Vincent, C. (2008). A Means to an End: Suicide Messages Visually Communicated. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference. San Diego, CA November 2008.

2007         Vincent, C. (2007). Becoming a Member of the International Society: A Closer Examination of the Glocalized International Community. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference. San Francisco, CA May 2007.

Academic Appointments

2013-Present   Associate Professor, 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.

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor

Salem State University

2022                 MCO 445: Civic Media Co-lab

2016-Present   MCO 220: Media Literacy

2020-Present   POL 306: Political Communication

2020-Present   MCO 390: Public Relations Campaigns

2013-2021        MCO 249: How Public Relations Works

2018-2021        MCO 450: Advanced Public Relations Writing

2020-2021        MCO 332: Civic Media

2020-2021        MCO 202: Writing for Media

2020-2021        MCO 110: Modern Media and Communication

2021                 IDS 600H: Honors Junior Seminar

2019                 MCO 495: Special Topics: Media Activism

2015-2019        MCO 503: Media and Communication Portfolio Seminar

2014-2019        MCO 506: Independent Research in Media Studies

2015-2018        MCO 500: Directed Study in Communications

2014-2017        MCO 351: Public Relations Writing

2015-2016        FYCO 100: First Year Seminar: Social Justice & Superheroes

2013-2015        MCO 201: Introduction to Communications

2014                 MCO 304: Mass Media & Society

2014                 MCO 505: Internship in Communications

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

Journal of Communication Technology

2020-Present   Associate Editor

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

2019-2020        Division Head, Communication Technology (CTEC) Division

2018-2019        Division Vice-head, CTEC Division

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

Conference Paper Reviewer

2016-2020        Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Commission on the Status of Women

2015-2020        Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Midwinter Conference

2014-2020        Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Communication Technology (CTEC) Division

2018                 National Communication Association, Activism and Social Justice Division

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

2021                 The Journal of Alternative and Community Media

2018-2019        Feminist Media Studies

2014                 Global Media and Communication

2011, 2013       Communication, Culture & Critique

2013                 International Communication Research Journal

Salem State University

2020-Present   SSU Faculty Fellow for the Honors Program

2013-2021        Department of Media and Communication Curriculum Committee, Chair (2016-17, 2020-21)

2014-2021        Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Faculty Advisor

2014, 2021       PRSSA Co-Faculty Advisor

2017-2019        Department of Media and Communication Academic Policies Committee

2015-2019        SSU Faculty Fellow for the Center for Civic Engagement

2014-2019        Civic Engagement Committee, Chair (2015-2019)

2016-2018        Working Group for Racial Justice, steering committee member

2017-2018        SSU Academic Policies Committee

2016-2018        Florence Luscomb Women’s Center Co-advisor

2015-2017        SSU University Curriculum Committee

2015-2017        SSU General Education Committee

2014-2015        SSU Faculty Fellow for Service-Learning

2013-2014        College of Arts & Sciences Strategic Planning Committee

2013                 PRSSA Interim Faculty Advisor

Professional Organization Affiliation

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

National Communication Association

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

Professional Experience

2013-2017        Public Relations Consultant

Sept. 2013-2017

Salem, Massachusetts

Responsibilities: Public relations consultant for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Program; lead technical writer/editor for fact sheets and misc. public relations content; public relations liaison for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; assistant creator for briefings, slide presentations, information boards and other visual displays; lead coordinator for public meetings.

2002-2013        Public Relations Specialist

EM-Assist, Inc., Dec. 2002-Sept. 2013

Sacramento, California

Responsibilities: Lead public relations specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Program; lead technical writer/editor; public relations liaison for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; creator of fact sheets, press releases, news articles, media packets, brochures, website content, etc.; assistant creator for briefings, slide presentations, large-scale maps, diagrams, information boards and other visual displays; lead coordinator for public meetings, conferences, seminars, and interviews.

2001-2002        Technical Writer

TRW Systems, Feb. 2001- Dec. 2002

Sacramento, California

Responsibilities: Lead technical writer/editor for articles, documents, fact sheets, press releases, public notices and newsletters; assistant coordinator for public meetings and production of visual displays; website designer.

2000-2001        Student Assistant

California State Department of General Services, Oct. 2000-Jan. 2001

Sacramento, California

Responsibilities: Student intern for Public Affairs office; writer for company newsletter articles; media liaison; office assistant.

Selected Honors and Accolades

2014     Naval Auxiliary Air Station Monterey Environmental Restoration Award

2005     Secretary of Defense 2005 Environmental Team Award

2005     Secretary of the Army 2005 Environmental Team Award

2005     U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanders Award for Public Service

2005     Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Recognition Award

2003     Congressional Letter of Recognition

2003     Department of Justice Letter of Recognition

Last Updated: February 2022

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