Heather Maloney-Stassen, Ph.D.

Heather Maloney-Stassen

Ph.D.
Program Director, Communication Studies
Associate Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., Political Science, Ohio Northern University

M.S., Communications, Ithaca College

M.A., Ohio University, Communication Studies

Ph.D., Rhetoric and Public Culture, Ohio University

Division: Humanities & Natural Sciences
212 Watts Hall - Second Floor
  • Distinguished Faculty Member - Cazenovia College (2018)
  • Neil Postman Award for Teaching and Mentorship - New York State Communication Association (2016)
  • Recent Publications
  • Stassen, H. M., & Bates, B. R. (2019). Renewing vows: A diachronic analysis of  as ideograph. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication (Online). Print version available 2020.
  • Stassen, H. M., & Carmack, H. J. (2019). Survey method design. In J. E. Edlund & A. L. Nichols (Eds.), Advanced research methods for the social sciences (pp. 191-208). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
  • Carmack, H. J., & Stassen, H. M. (2019). Using the theory of planned behavior to create health change: The case of university sleep-positive campaigns. In C. J. Liberman, A. S. Rancer, & T. A. Avtgis (Eds.), Casing communication theory (pp. 333-348). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
  • Stassen, H. M. (2017). Ideographs. In M. Allen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of communication research methods (pp. 681-684). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Liberman, C. J., & Stassen, H. M., & Rennie, K. D. (2017). Using the social-mediated crisis communication (SMCC) model to examine post-crisis rhetoric: A case study of Deflategate. In C. J. Liberman, T. Avtgis, & D. Rodriguez (Eds.), Casing crisis and risk communication (pp. 77-90). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
  • Hirsch, C. C., Stassen, H. M., Casey, C. A., Louis, M. L., & Fry, K. G. (2016). We’ve come a long way maybe: Reflections of women in the academy. Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association, 2015, 1-16. *Peer reviewed proceedings secondary to conference submission.
  • Recent & Upcoming Conference Presentations
  • Bates, B. R., & Stassen, H. M. (2020, Accepted). Beers, bros, and Brett: Memes and the visual ideograph of the angry white man. Top Paper Panel. Paper presented to the Political Communication Interest Group at the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Bates, B. R., & Stassen, H. M. (2020, Accepted). Renewing vows: A diachronic analysis of as ideograph. Paper presented to the Rhetoric and Public Address Interest Group at the Eastern Communication Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Stassen, H. M. (2019). (Un)muting Jamele Hill: Silencing intersectional experience in sport. Paper presented to the Communication and Sport Division at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Stassen, H. M. (2019). (Re)Imaging outrage: Memes as temporal visual ideographs. Paper presented to the Media Ecology Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.
  • Zelinsky, T. (Student Coauthor), & Stassen, H. M. (2019). Parasocial relationship construction on Twitter: NBA players’ use of Twitter for social and economic gains. Paper presented to the Rhetoric and Public Address Interest Group at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Convention, Providence, RI.
  • Stassen, H. M. (2019). Questioning work: Caregiver burnout and health outcomes. Paper presented to the Voices of Diversity Interest Group at the Eastern Communication Association Annual Convention, Providence, RI.