Department of Communications
Jim R. Martin, Ph.D
Martin, Dr. Jim R.
UNA Box 5174
120A Communication Building
Florence, AL 35632-0001
- B.S., Freed-Hardeman University, 1976
- M.S., Freed-Hardeman University, 1987
- Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1993
- Communication Law
- Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
- American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA)
- Editor of American Journalism Historians Association's quarterly journal, American Journalism: A Journal of Media History, 2005-2010
Martin, Jim R. "Typography Then and Now" in Editing Across Media: Content and Process for Print and Online Publication. Ross F. Collins, editor. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2013).
Review of "The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine" by David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt, Journalism History. 38:2, Fall 2012.
Martin, Jim R. Instructor's Manual for Communication and the Law 2013 edition, ed. W. Wat Hopkins. (Northport, Ala.: Vision Press, December 2012).
Review of "Newspaper Titan: The Infamous Life and Monumental Times of Cissy Patterson" by Amanda Smith, American Journalism. 29:2, 135-137. Spring 2012.
Martin, Jim R. Instructor's Manual for Communication and the Law 2011 edition, ed. W. Wat Hopkins. (Northport, Ala.: Vision Press, November 2010).
Martin, Jim R. "Typography" in Encyclopedia of Journalism (6 Vols.), edited by Christopher H. Sterling. (Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2009).
Voice talent for PBS documentary, Rebels on Lake Erie, produced and directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Kathleen Endres. Supplied the voice of Edmund DeWitt Patterson, 9th Alabama Infantry. Premiered on April 19, 2012, and aired on some 62 local PBS affiliates beginning November, 2012.
Martin, Jim R. "Rebels on Lake Erie." Panel Presentation, annual conference of the American Journalism Historians Association, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 11, 2012.
Martin, Jim R. "When You're the Judge: Critiquing a Paper or Article." Panel Presentation, annual conference of the American Journalism Historians Association, Kansas City, Missouri, October 5-8, 2011.
At UNA since: 1999