Alfred Cotton III

Alfred J. Cotton III

Assistant Professor

Professional Summary

Dr. Cotton is an Assistant Professor in the Journalism Department.  A critical media scholar, his research focuses broadly on ethics in mass communication both through practice and theory.  He has published and presented research exploring race and representation in news media, media framing, and organizational crisis communication.  He has taught courses on diversity in the media, journalism and media ethics, media literacy, social media, popular culture, and interpersonal communication.

Education

Ph.D., University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2016 (Communication)

M.A., The College at Brockport, State University of New York Brockport, NY, 2010 (Communication)

B.S., The College at Brockport, State University of New York Brockport, NY, 2008 (Journalism)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Cotton III, A. J., Veil, S. R., & Iannarino, N. T. (2014. )Contaminated Communication: TEPCO and Organizational Renewal at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.Communication Studies, ,66 (1 ),27-44

Iannarino, N. T., Veil, S. R. and Cotton III, A. J. (2015. )Bringing Home the Crisis: How US Evening News Framed the 2011 Japan Nuclear Crisis .Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, ,23 (3 ),169-181

Contact Information

Academic - 13D McMicken Hall
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0174
Phone: 5135564404
alfred.cotton@uc.edu