Dr. Christopher S. Josey (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is an Assistant Teaching Professor within the Department of Communication. His research resides at the intersection of new technology, media effects, and media stereotyping. Dr. Josey’s work examines how persons of color are framed stereotypically within news and the effects that such portrayals have on media consumers. His research has been published in Communication Research, Discourse and Society, among others. His most recent investigations examine the role of stereotype and counter-stereotype endorsement in the consumption, evaluation, sharing, and internalization of news content.
Ph.D., 2015, Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., 2007, Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign