Copeland, Gary A.

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COPELAND, Gary A. American, b. 1952. Genres: Communications/Media. Career: Public schools of Modesto, CA, teacher in Regional Occupational Program, 1974-77; Modesto Junior College, Modesto, instructor, 1976-77; California State University, Fresno, instructor in speech communication, 1977-79; Pennsylvania State University, University Park, instructor in continuing education, 1980-82; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, assistant professor, 1982-89, associate professor of telecommunication and film, 1989-, graduate coordinator, 1989-, chair of Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, 1991-. General Electric News and Information Exchange, assistant system operator for Showbiz Roundtable, 1990-93. Impression Management Consulting, senior research associate; Alabama Radio Reading Service, reader. Publications: (with J. Dominick and B. Sherman) Broadcasting/Cable and Beyond: An Introduction to Modern Electronic Media, 1990; (with K. Johnson-Cartee) Negative Political Advertising, 1991; (ed. with W. Nothstine and C. Blair) Critical Questions: Invention, Creativity, and the Criticism of Discourse and Media, 1993; (with others) Inside Political Campaigns, 1997; (with others) Manipulation of the American Voter, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to political science and communication journals. Address: Department of Telecommunication and Film, University of Alabama, PO Box 870152, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]