Janet McMullen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Janet L. McMullen

UNA Box 5203
121 Communications Building
Florence, AL 35632-0001


  • B.S., Ball State University, 1972
  • M.A., Ball State University, 1973
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1984
Research & Teaching Fields:
  • Announcing
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Communication Theory and Social Responsibility
  • Coverage of the Iraq War
  • Foundations and Ethics
  • Media Criticism
  • Media and Modern Mythology
  • Radio & TV Production
  • Television Appreciation
Current Professional Affiliations:
  • Phi Kappa Phi  (PKP)
  • National Communication Association (NATCOM)
Recent Academic Honors and Awards:
  • National Association of Television Program Executives Faculty Fellowship Program, 2012
  • Arts and Sciences Research Grant, 2011
Recent Presentation/Publications Highlights:
  • McMullen, Janet. "Metaphors and Morality: Are Digital Media Epistemologically Compatible with Moral Socialization?"  Explorations in Media Ecology, accepted for publication, December 2012. Publication date TBA.

At UNA since: 1989