Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Past D&I Research Award Recipients

Danielle Deavours, Samford University; Weathergirls: The Symbolic Annihilation of Women Broadcast Meteorologists


Guy Harrison, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Denetra Walker, University of South Carolina & Charli Kerns, Knox County Schools; Compose Yourself…Like Michelle or Oprah: 2020’s Impact on the Social Identity of Black Women Newscasters


Holly Cowart, Georgia Southern University, Ginger Blackstone, Harding University and Jeffrey Kyle Riley, Georgia Southern University; Framing a Movement: Media Portrayals of the George Floyd Protests on Twitter


Kim Fox, American University in Cairo; David Dowling, University of Iowa; Kyle Miller, Northwest Missouri State University; A Curriculum for Blackness: Podcasts as Discursive Cultural Guides

Xiaomeng Li, Ohio University; Changing Destiny or Commercializing Singlehood—A Critical Discourse Analysis of SK-II’s Advertisement on “Leftover Women”


Leigh Moscowitz, University of South Carolina; Andrew C. Billings, University of Alabama; Khadija Ejaz, University of South Carolina & Jane O’Boyle, University of South Carolina; The Final Hurdle in Team Sports?: Framing Jason Collins’s and Michael Sam’s Coming Out Stories in Broadcast and Online