Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Powell, A. (2022). Two-step flow and protesters: understanding what influenced participation in a George Floyd protests. Communications Quarterly, 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1080/01463373.2022.2077122

  2. Powell, A., Jenkins, K., Gulledge, B., & Sun, W. (2021). Teaching Social Justice and Engaging Gen Z Students in Digital Classrooms During COVID-19. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 21(4). https://doi.org/10.14434/josotl.v21i4.32708

  3. Powell, A. (2022). Black American Vaccine Hesitancy: Using the Black Public Sphere to Understand How Minority Health Organizations Address the COVID-19 Vaccine on Twitter. Ohio Communication Journal, 60, 127–147.

Book Chapters

  1. Powell A. (2021) COVID and Cuomo: Using the CERC Model to Evaluate Strategic Uses of Twitter on Pandemic Communications. In: Berube D.M. (eds) Pandemic Communication and Resilience. Risk, Systems and Decisions. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77344-1_7

  2. Powell, A., Jenkins, K., & Kapriatta, S. (2022). Oppositional Gazing Through Affective Disposition Theory: Decolonizing Affective Disposition Theory with Judas and the Black Messiah. In K. Langmia (Ed.), Decolonizing Communication Studies (pp. 125–154). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Conferences

  1. Individual Paper, National Communication Association (Fall 2022). YOU DUMB CRACKER B*TCH:” THE LEGITIMIZING OF WHITE SUPREMACY DURING A TWITCH BAN OF HASANABI

  2. Discussion Paper, National Communication Association (Fall 2022). THE ‘HITLER-IZATION’ OF PUTIN: A RHETORICAL ANALYSIS OF VLADIMIR PUTIN’S SPEECH BEFORE THE 2022 UKRAINE INVASION

  3.  Panel Paper, National Communication Association (Fall 2022). VACCINES AND BLACK STUDENTS: USING CRITICAL MEDIA LITERACY TO DEBUNK COVID-19 VACCINE APPREHENSION

  4.  Panel Paper, National Communication Association (Fall 2022). AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN’S REPRESENTATIONS ON TELEVISION

  5. Group Conference Paper, Midwest Popular and American Popular Association (Fall 2022). ABBOTT ELEMENTARY AND BLACK FANDOMS: REENVISIONING THE TEAM IDENTIFICATION-SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH MODEL TO UNDERSTAND BLACK TELEVISION FANS

  6. Individual Paper, Howard Research Symposium (Spring 2022).THE NEW MAMMY: HIPPOLYTA FREEMAN AND THE ANTI-MAMMY TROPE IN LOVE CRAFT COUNTRY

  7. Conference Paper, Midwest Popular Culture Conference/American Culture Association: Virtual Professional Development Conference (Spring 2022) BLACK-ISH WHILE BEING BLACK: A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING BLACK TELEVISION FANS

  8. Panel Paper, Eastern Communication Conference (Spring 2022). THE NEW BLACK WOMAN: HOW THE BLACK WOMEN OF LOVECRAFT COUNTRY CIRCUMVENT STEREOTYPES

  9. Individual Paper, Central States Communication Association (Spring, 2022). SEEING RED: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF DOROTHY WEST'S RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE IN 1932

  10. Individual Paper, Cultural Studies – Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Graduate Student Organization Student Symposium (Spring, 2022). THE DIVIDES MEET: AN ANALYSIS OF THE GENERATIONAL AND DIGITAL DIVIDE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON AFRICAN AMERICANS.

  11. Group Panel Paper, Popular Culture Association (Spring 2022) OPPOSITIONAL GAZING THROUGH AFFECTIVE DISPOSITION THEORY: DECOLONIZING AFFECTIVE DISPOSITION THEORY WITH JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH.

  12. Individual Paper, Carolinas Communication Association conference (Fall, 2021) YOU ARE CANCELED: A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING CANCEL CULTURE PARTICIPATION AND ITS INEFFECTIVENESS. 

  13. Individual Paper, Midwest Popular Culture Conference – “Pop-pourri” Division (Fall 2021) SOCIAL MEDIA AND POWER: A CASE STUDY ON THE CANCELATION OF YOUTUBE STAR DAVID DOBRIK.

  14. Individual Paper, National Communication Association – Russian Communication Division (Fall 2021) THE BETTER ALTERNATIVE: HOMER SMITH VS. CHATWOOD HALL ON RACE AND RUSSIA.

  15. ‌Panel, National Communication Association, - Women’s Caucus, (Fall 2021) COVID-19 AND WOMEN: HOW BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH IS COMBATTING VACCINE APPREHENSION.

  16. ‌Panel, National Communication Association (Fall 2021) COVID-19 VACCINE COMMUNICATION EFFORTS TOWARDS AFRICAN AMERICANS AND RACIAL-BASED APPREHENSION.

  17. ‌Panel, International Communication Association, Activism, Communication and Social Justice division (Spring 2021) PROTESTING POLICE KILLING: WHAT PARTICIPANTS EXPERIENCED.

  18. ‌Panel, Eastern Communication Conference (Spring 2021) ACTIVITY BASED LEARNING AND COVID-19: AN OVERVIEW ON HOW TO MOTIVATE A GEN-Z.

  19. Panel, Eastern Communication Association (Spring 2021) SOCIAL MEDIA AND HEALTH: HEALTH INFORMATION DIRECTED AT AFRICAN AMERICANS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE.

  20. Panel, National Communication Conference (Fall 2020) MYTHS ABOUT BLACK IMMUNITY.

  21. Individual Paper, National Communication Conference, Research in Progress Round Table, (Fall 2020) SLACKTIVISM AND GROUPTHINK