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Marsha Ducey

Associate Professor


Ph.D. Communication State University of New York at Buffalo

M.A. Media Studies Syracuse University

B.A. Mass Communication St. Bonaventure University

Area(s) of Specialty:

Journalism, Gender Representations in Media

Recent Publications:

Ducey, M. (in press). So are the days of our tweets: An examination of Twitter use by American daytime serials and their fans. In A. Slade, A.J. Narro, & D. Givens-Carroll (Eds.), Television, Social Media and Fan Culture. Lanham, MD: Lexington Press.

Ducey, M., & Olson, K.S. (2014). Developing collaborative simulations to benefit multiple classes. Teaching Journalism & Mass Communication

Ducey, M. (2010). Social media in the classroom. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: Social media in the classroom.

Ducey, M. (2009). Women in Journalism. In Christopher H. Sterling (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Journalism. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ducey, M. (2009, April 4). It’s easy to get lost on today’s information highway. Democrat and  Chronicle, p. 15A.

Conference Presentations:

Ducey, M. (April 2014). These are the days of our tweets: A content analysis of the official  Twitter accounts of American daytime serials. Paper presented at the 2014 Popular Culture & American Culture Association Conference, Chicago.

Ducey, M. (August 2012). Newspaper journalists evaluate the state of the watchdog function. Paper presented to the Newspaper/Online News Division at the 2012 Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago.

Ducey, M. (August 2009). Bursting the bubble: Complaints about soap operas to the Federal Communications Commission, 2004-2008. Presented to the Law and Policy Division at the 2009 Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Boston.

Ducey, M. (August 2008). His or hers? The role of editor and reporter gender on newspaper section fronts. Presented to the Commission on the Status of Women Division at the 2008 Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Chicago.


James H. Ottaway Fellowship, American Press Institute's Beyond the Newsroom Seminar

Poynter Institute Scholarship for Multimedia Journalism for College Educators Seminar

Two New York State Associated Press Writing Contest Awards

Research Interests:

journalism, gender representations in media, journalism education, media law

Other: Adviser, Society of Professional Journalists Chapter
Blog: journajunkie
Office: 225 Holmes Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5835

Last Updated 9/21/15


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