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Cheryl Casey joined the Champlain faculty in the summer of 2013, teaching Media and Society and Communication and Ethics in the Media Communication program. Her teaching and research interests include critical theories of language and media, media history, and media ethics. Cheryl has presented and published her work in both international and national forums and has received several conference top paper awards. Her most recent essay, on the baby boomer generation and the rise of the sports media complex, will appear in the forthcoming two-volume collection, Baby Boomers and Popular Culture: An Inquiry into America's Most Powerful Generation (ABC-CLIO).
A member of the executive board of the New York State Communication Association (NYSCA) since 2004, Cheryl coordinated the association's 2012 convention and is serving out her term as association President. At the 2012 convention, NYSCA named Cheryl the 2013 recipient of the Neil Postman Mentor Award. She is also an active member of the Eastern Communication Association, working as associate convention planner for the 2014 conference in Providence, RI.
Prior to coming to Champlain, Cheryl spent five years in the Communication Department at Hamilton College, where she additionally worked as the assistant coach for Women's Field Hockey. Cheryl holds a B.A. in media studies from Sacred Heart University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in media ecology from New York University. She also taught at both of these institutions, as well as at Marist College and Parsons The New School for Design.
Cheryl's extracurricular interests include running and biking, reading mystery novels, cheering on her world-ranked frisbee competition border collie, and playing field hockey whenever she can. She and her husband are thrilled to return to Vermont, where they first met in 2006.