Central States Communication Association Communication Ethics Division
Top Paper Award
Central States Communication Association Basic Course Division
Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Huxford, J. & Hopper, K.M. (in press). The shock of the new: A case study of technological innovation at a student run university television station. In Adamo, G. & DiBiase. A. (Eds.), Education in Action: The Crucible of College Media. Peter Lang Publishers.
Journal Article, Academic Journal
Hopper, K.M. & Huxford, J. (2015). Gathering emotion: Examining newspaper journalists’ engagement in emotional labor. Journal of Media Practice, 16, 25-41.
Moore, M. A., Huxford, J., & K. M. Hopper (2014). Whistleblower as news source: A complex relationship examined through a survey of journalists’ attitudes. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies 3:3, 359-378.
Hopper, K.M. (2014). Looking beyond the baby bump: The role of magazine portrayals of pregnant and post-partum celebrity bodies in social comparison processes in pregnant women. Ohio Communication Journal, 52, 34-50.
Hopper, K.M., & Aubrey, J.S. (2013). Examining the impact of celebrity gossip magazine coverage of pregnant celebrities on pregnant women’s body image. Communication Research, 40, 767-788.
Aubrey, J.S., Hopper, K.M., & Mbure, W.G. (2011). Check that body! The effects of sexually objectifying music videos on college men’s sexual beliefs. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 55, 360-379.
Hopper, K.M. & Aubrey, J.S. (2016). Bodies after babies: The impact of depictions of recently post-partum celebrities on non-pregnant women’s body image. Sex Roles, 74, 24-34.
Hopper, K.M. & Huxford, J. (in press). Emotion instruction in journalism courses: An analysis of introductory news writing textbooks. Communication Education.
Reardon, E. E., Davis, D. C., & Hopper, K. M. (2016, November). Social Comparison Theory and Female Body Perceptions: America’s Next Top Model and College-Age Viewers. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA. (Mass Communication Division).
Hopper, K.M. & Huxford, J. (2015, April). Emotion instruction in journalism courses: An analysis of introductory news writing textbooks. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI. Presented on the Top Paper Panel.
Hunt, S., Carpenter, N., Hopper, K.M., Lippert, L., & Moore, M. (2015, April). Talking SMACC about social media: Converging scholarship through cutting-edge technology in the classroom. Discussion panel presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.
Grants & Contracts
New Faculty Initiative Grant. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. (2012)