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Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Powell, A., Eguchi, S., & Sumner, K. (October 20, 2023). Black and White, Quare and Queer: Reimagining Interracial Dating through the Sibling Rivalry Podcast. Text and Performance Quarterly, 43(3). https://doi.org/10.1080/10462937.2023.2271043

  2. Powell, A. (October 15, 2023). Who Holds the Power: A Textual Analysis on the Cancellation of YouTube Star David Dobrik and the Vlog Squad. Popular Culture Studies Journal, 11(1), 183–209. https://www.mpcaaca.org/_files/ugd/aced74_d66a52edea2d4d0b93ecd0d9f9ff40ec.pdf

  3. Powell, A., & Williams-Johnson, D. (2023). “You dumb cracker b*tch”: The legitimizing of White supremacy during a Twitch ban of HasanAbi. New Media & Society, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448231191776

  4. Tyree, T., Powell, A. (August 15, 2022) “African American Women’s Representations on Television.” Journal of African American Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12111-022-09587-1

  5. Powell, A. (2022). Black American Vaccine Hesitancy: Using the Black Public Sphere to Understand How Minority Health Organizations Address the COVID-19 Vaccine on Twitter. Ohio Communication Journal, 60, 127–147.

  6. Powell, A. (2022). Two-step flow and protesters: understanding what influenced participation in a George Floyd protests. Communications Quarterly, 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1080/01463373.2022.2077122

  7. Powell, A., Jenkins, K., Gulledge, B., & Sun, W. (2021). Teaching Social Justice and Engaging Gen Z Students in Digital Classrooms During COVID-19. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 21(4). https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v21i4.32708

Book Chapters

  1. Powell, A., Campbell, S., Leveille, A., (September 12, 2023) The Never-Ending Pandemic(s): A Narrative Analysis on Black Women Educators Dealing with COVID, Sexism, and Racism. In T. McDermott, A.R. May, T. H. Housel and L. Hinojosa. On the Front Lines: Women Educators’ Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Lexington Books.

  2. Powell, A., Jenkins, K., & Campbell, S. (2022). Oppositional Gazing Through Affective Disposition Theory: Decolonizing Affective Disposition Theory with Judas and the Black Messiah. In K. Langmia (Ed.), Decolonizing Communication Studies (pp. 125–154). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  3. Powell A. (2021) COVID and Cuomo: Using the CERC Model to Evaluate Strategic Uses of Twitter on Pandemic Communications. In: Berube D.M. (eds) Pandemic Communication and Resilience. Risk, Systems and Decisions. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77344-1_7

Conferences

  1. Individual Paper, New York State Communication Association — Who Holds the Power: A Textual Analysis on the Cancelation of YouTube Star David Dobrik and the Vlog Squad (Fall 2023)

  2. Chair, New York State Communication AssociationPaper Panel Titled: Communication in the Digital World: Media Technology and Artificial Intelligence (Fall 2023)

  3. Group Panel Paper, National Communication Association (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communication Studies Division) — Black, White and Queer: Reimagining Interracial Queer Dating through the Sibling Rivalry Podcast (Fall 2023)

  4. Group Panel Paper, National Communication Association (African American Communication and Culture Division) — The Never-Ending Pandemic(s): A Narrative Analysis on Black Women Educators Dealing with COVID, Sexism and Racism (Fall 2023)

  5. Individual Paper, Howard Research Symposium (Spring 2022) The New Mammy: Hippolyta Freeman and the Anti-Mammy Trope in Love Craft Country.

  6. Individual Paper, Central States Communication Association — Women’s Caucus (Spring 2022) Seeing Red: A Phenomenological Analysis of Dorothy West's Russian Experience in 1932.

  7. Individual Paper, Cultural Studies – Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Graduate Student Organization Student Symposium (Spring 2022) The Divides Meet: An Analysis of the Generational and Digital Divide and its Implications on African Americans.

  8. Group Panel Paper, Popular Culture Association — Black Popular Culture (Spring 2022) Oppositional Gazing Through Affective Disposition Theory: Decolonizing Affective Disposition Theory with Judas and the Black Messiah.

  9. Group Panel Paper, Midwest Popular Culture Conference/American Culture — Fan Studies (Spring 2022) Black-Ish While Being Black: A Model for Understanding Black Television Fans.

  10. Group Panel Paper, Eastern Communication Conference — Black Women Representation, Resistance and Resilience (Spring 2022) The New Black Woman: How the Black Women of Lovecraft Country Circumvent Stereotypes.

  11. Individual Paper, New York State Communication Association — Special Topics Round-Up: COVID, Comics, Classroom Collaboration  (Fall 2022) COVID And Cuomo: Using the CERC Model to Evaluate Strategic Uses of Twitter on Pandemic Communications.

  12. Individual Paper, The Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies — “Women’s Cross Border Experiences: Science, Literature, Race (Fall 2022) A Cultural Historical Analysis of Louise Thompson Patterson, Dorothy West and Constance White in 1932 Russia.

  13. Group Panel Paper, National Communication Association — African American Communication and Culture Division (Fall 2022) African American Women’s Representations on Television.

  14. Group Panel Paper, National Communication Association — Gaming Division (Fall 2022) You Dumb Cracker B*Tch:” The Legitimizing of White Supremacy During a Twitch Ban of ‘Hasanabi’.

  15. Group Panel Paper, Midwest Popular and American Popular Association (Fall 2022) Abbott Elementary and Black Fandoms: Re-envisioning the Team Identification-Social Psychological Health Model to Understand Black Television Fans.

  16. Discussion Paper, National Communication Association — Russian Communication Division (Fall 2022) The ‘Hitler-Ization’ of Putin: A Rhetorical Analysis of Vladimir Putin’s Speech Before the 2022 Ukraine Invasion.

  17. Discussion Paper, National Communication Association — Nonverbal Communication Division (Fall 2022) Vaccines and Black Students: Using Critical Media Literacy to Debunk COVID-19 Vaccine Apprehension.

  18. Chair, National Communication Association — Feminist and Gender Studies Division (Fall 2022) Centering Black/African Feminist Thought (Feminist and Gender Studies Divisions)

  19. Individual Paper, Eastern Communication Association — Health Communications Division (Spring 2021) Social Media and Health: Health Information Directed at African Americans about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

  20. Group Panel Paper, Eastern Communication Conference — Instructional Communication Interest Group (Spring 2021) Activity-Based Learning And COVID-19: An Overview on How to Motivate A Gen-Z.

  21. Group Panel Paper, International Communication Association — Activism, Communication and Social Justice Division (Spring 2021) Protesting Police Killing: What Participants Experienced.

  22. Individual Paper, National Communication Association — Women’s Caucus Division (Fall 2021) COVID-19 And Women: How ‘Black Women’s Health’ is Combatting Vaccine Apprehension.

  23. Individual Paper, Carolinas Communication Association Conference — Paths Toward Continuity & Change (Fall, 2021) You Are Canceled: A Model For Understanding Cancel Culture Participation and its Ineffectiveness.

  24. Individual Paper, Midwest Popular Culture Conference – “Pop-pourri” Division (Fall 2021) Social Media And Power: A Case Study on the Cancelation Of YouTube Star David Dobrik.

  25. Individual Paper, National Communication Association – Russian Communication Division (Fall 2021) The Better Alternative: Homer Smith vs. Chatwood Hall on Race And Russia.

  26. Individual Paper, National Communication Association — Applied Communications Division (Fall 2021)
    COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Efforts Towards African Americans and Racial-Based Apprehension.

  27. Individual Paper, National Communication Conference — Research in Progress Round Table (Fall 2020)
    Slacktivism And Groupthink.

  28. Individual Paper, National Communication Conference — Black Caucus (Fall 2020)
    Myths About Black Immunity.

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