Dr. Alison Alexander

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor, Entertainment & Media Studies

About: Alison Alexander teaches writing, research and theory, and family and media. She works in the area of children and media, as well as industry economics.

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Ph.D., (Communication) Ohio State University, 1979
M.A., (Communication) University of Kentucky, 1974
B.A., (Education) Marshall University, 1971 (Magna Cum Laude)

Research Interests and Activities

Her research interests are in children’s television and audience research.

Media Market Restructuring Alison Alexander

Abstract: The keynote examined level and types of media market restructuring with particular attention to value creation.

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Teaching Specialties

She has taught research methods, writing, media and society, and seminars in children and television.


She’s served as past-president of the Association for Communication Administration and past-president of the Eastern Communication Association and as Editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.

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