Cheryl Casey
Affiliated with Broadcast Media Production, Communication, Public Relations
Biography

Cheryl Casey joined the Communication & Creative Media faculty in 2013. Some of the courses she teaches are Media & Society, Foundations of Human Communication and Senior Capstone in Communication. Additionally, she advises students in the Communication program. Cheryl is co-author of the textbook, New Media, Communication, & Society (2018, Peter Lang), and contributor to such publications as the International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (2016, John Wiley & Sons), Baby Boomers and Popular Culture (2015, Praeger), and the international journal, Explorations in Media Ecology. She has presented her work in both international and national forums and has received several conference Top Paper awards.

In addition to her work as an educator, Cheryl serves as Chair of the College Curriculum Committee and a member of the College's Institutional Review Board. She is also Editor of the annual Conference Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association and Executive Director of the Eastern Communication Association.

On the other side of life, Cheryl loves dragon boating, running, playing field hockey, reading dark crime thrillers, hiking, camping, knitting, surfing the web for pictures of adorable baby animals and hanging out with her two dogs.

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.

Leadership

Chair, Curriculum Committee

Executive Director, Eastern Communication Association

Proceedings Editor, New York State Communication Association

Publications

New Media, Communication & Society (with M. A. Allison, 2018, Peter Lang)

"Synchrony and Asynchrony," International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory & Philosophy (Jensen, Ed., 2016, John Wiley & Sons)

"Let the Games Begin: Baby Boomers, Capitalist Ideology, and Containment of Gender in Sports Television," Baby Boomers & Popular Culture (Cogan & Gencarelli, Eds., 2015, Praeger)

Quote

"The powerful thing about becoming a more effective, civil, and ethical communicator—in all of our available modalities—is that it isn't just a professional skill. It's a deeply personal endeavor as well. We give our students the tools and resources to grow as professionals and people, all wrapped up in one package."