Brown James is a second-year Ph.D. student and lecturer at Grady. Using primarily qualitative methods, his research focuses on the intersection of news media and the American political and legal systems. Brown also studies the interactions and relations between news media and the U.S. military.
Before coming to UGA, Brown served as a court coordinator for the Piedmont Judicial Circuit in Georgia, and afterwards was a deputy executive director for an education based non-profit organization. Brown has also served 8 years in the United States Coast Guard Reserves where he is a coxswain and tactical boat crewman. He has served in both the Carolinas and Mississippi, and he has been deployed to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Australia.
James, M. B. (2024) [Forthcoming]. Violent incongruencies: Analyzing the New York Times’s discourse on George Floyd demonstrations and the Capitol riot. Discourse & Communication, 18(4).
James, M. B. (2023, March 3). Violent incongruencies: Analyzing the New York Times’s discourse on George Floyd demonstrations and the Capitol riot. Paper presented to the Newspaper & Online News Division at the 48th annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium (SEC), Murfreesboro.
M.A., Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Political Science, The Citadel