Curriculum Vitae

Academic Appointments

Appalachian State University, Department of Communication

            Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism, Fall 2015-Current

Education

Ph.D. in Journalism. University of Missouri. May 2015.

-Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Tim Vos

-Dissertation: “Sacred Space Evaders: Religious hegemony in gaming journalism”

M.A. in Communication, Culture and Technology. Georgetown University. May 2010

-Thesis Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Meltzer

-Thesis: “Coverage of Islam in Egyptian English-language Publications”

B.A. in Communication. Palm Beach Atlantic University. May 2006.

 -Major: Journalism

Awards

 

Second Place Faculty Paper. 2019 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication—Magazine Media Division.

Top Faculty Paper. 2014 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication—Visual Communication Division.

 

Top Student Paper. 2011 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication—Religion and Media Interest Group.

 

Advisoral Marks for “Distinction” on master’s thesis. 2010. Georgetown University.

Recent Academic Work
*For my most up-to-date research publications, please see my ResearchGate

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Perreault, G. & Vos, T. (2019) Traditional journalists on gaming journalism: Metajournalistic discourse on the rise of lifestyle journalism. New Media & Society. 21, (8)

  • Perreault, G. & Paul, N. (2019) Narrative framing of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Digital British Religious News. Journal of Religion, Media & Digital Culture. 8, (3)

  • Mueller, T. & Perreault, G. (2019) The Psychology of Student Wellness: Relationships, Detractors and Exam Anxiety. Journal of Higher Education Management. 34, (1).

  • Perreault, G. & Ferrucci, P. (2019). Punishing Brady, Redeeming Brady: A Fantasy Theme Analysis of Memes from the 2015 Deflategate Controversy. Atlantic Journal of Communication. 27, (3)

  • Ferrucci, P. & Perreault, G. (2018). God and sport: Orientalism in coverage of religion. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies. 7, (2): 371-386

  • Paul, N. & Perreault, G. (2018). The first lady of social media: The visual rhetoric of Michelle Obama’s Twitter images. Atlantic Journal of Communication. 26, (3): 164-179

  • Perreault, G. & Vos, T. (2018) The GamerGate controversy and Journalistic Paradigm Maintenance. Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism. 19,(4): 553-569.

  • Perreault, G. & Paul, N. (2018) An Image of Refugees through the Social Media Lens: A Narrative Framing Analysis of the Humans of New York Series “The Syrian Americans.” Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies. 7, (1): 79-102

  • Perreault, G. & Stanfield, K. (2018) Mobile Journalism as Lifestyle Journalism? Field Theory in the Integration of Mobile Journalism in Newsrooms and Mobile Journalist Role Conception. Journalism Practice. 13, (3)
     

Book Chapters
  • Perreault, M., Perreault, G. & McCarty, M. (2019) Marketing Gaming for Girls: Narrative Framing of Princess Zelda in American and Japanese Nintendo Commercials. Beyond Princess Culture. Foss, K. (Ed.) New York, NY: Peter Lang.

  • Perreault, G. & Mueller, T. (2020-In Press) Who loves the Biblical Epic? A mixed-method analysis of online community perception of epic Biblical movies. New Heart and New Spirit: Perspectives on the Modern Biblical Epic. Clayton, W. (Ed.) Austin, TX: University of Manchester Press.

  • Perreault, G. & Laughlin, C. (2019) American evangelical gaming culture: A case study. Religion Online. Sturgill, A. & Chen, C. (Ed.) Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
     

Refereed Conference Presentations
  • Perreault, G. Stanfield, K. & Luttman, S. (2019, August 9) “Why the h**l do journalists have a White House Press Correspondents’ Dinner? Field Theory and Role Conception in Political Journalism. 2019 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Toronto: Canada.

  • Paul, N. & Perreault, G.(2019, August 9) Picturing the President: Visual analysis of the Donald Trump presidency on U.S. magazine covers between 2016 and 2018. 2019 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Toronto: Canada.

  • Perreault, G. & Meltzer, K. (2019) Reporting Hate: Metajournalistic discourse and reporting policies on the "alt-right." 2019 International Communication Association. Washington, D.C.

  • Perreault, G. (2019) Narrative framing of religion in gaming journalism. 2019 International Communication Association. Washington, D.C.

  • Crawford, M. & Perreault, G. (2019) Sports journalists on covering women’s sports: Metajournalistic Discourse on the role of women in sports and sports reporting. 2019 International Communication Association. Washington, D.C.

  • Daniel, E. S., & Perreault, G. P. (2018, November 3) European Communication Conference, (2018, November 3) Setting the General Public's Cognition: Agenda Setting and Melding in Persona 5. European Communication Research and Education Association, Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Perreault, G. & Vos, T. (2018, August 7) Traditional journalists on gaming journalism: Metajournalistic discourse on the rise of lifestyle journalism. Paper presented to be presented at the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington, DC.

  • Perreault, G. & Tham, S. (2018, August 6) The Effects of Flow in Mobile Gaming: Involvement, Spending Practices, and Attitude. Paper presented to be presented at the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington, DC.

  • Perreault, G. & Mueller, T. (2018, August 8) Who loves the Biblical Epic? A mixed-method analysis of online community perception of epic Biblical movies. Paper presented to be presented at the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington, DC.

  • Perreault, M., Suarez, A. & Perreault, G. (2018, August 8) What does it mean to be a woman in “indie” game storytelling? Narrative Framing in Independently-Developed Video Games. Paper presented to be presented at the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington, DC.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Grants & Fellowships

  • 2018-2019. PI. Arts Criticism: An Interdisciplinary Fine & Applied Arts Curriculum Proposal. CFAA Innovative Interdisciplinary Curriculum proposal. Funded at $6700.

  • 2018- PI. Enhancing Environmental Journalism. A Proposal to Predict and Understand Effective Reporting Practices on Climate, Risk, and Disaster Communication. University Research Council/Appalachian State University. Status: Rejected at $3390

  • 2018- PI. Localism in Religion Reporting: A Proposal to Assess and Understand The “New” Religion Reporting and its place in the Journalistic Field. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Emerging Scholar’s Program. Status: Under Review at $3500.

  • 2018- Co-PI. Profiles in Sustainability Magazine. Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics’s CONducting ComplEx Research Together (CONCERT) Grant in Communication, Education and Engagement. Funded at $5000.

  • 2017- Internal Advisory Board. MyStem: Citizen Science in My Backyard. National Science Foundation. Status: NF at $296,640.

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