Academic Research

 

My research examines the role of local journalism and strategic communicators in crisis and disaster communication.

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Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Perreault, M. & Perreault, G. (2021). “Journalists on COVID Journalism: Communication Media Ecology of Pandemic Reporting.” American Behavioral Scientist.

  • Perreault, G.P. Maares, P. (2021) “Metajournalistic discourse and field theory on journalistic practice in the COVID-19 pandemic.” https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2021.1949630

  • Richards. M.(2021). Sewing Self-Efficacy: Images of Women’s Mask-Making in Appalachia during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Survive and Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine Special Edition: “‘I Think You’re Muted’: Voices from the Coronavirus Pandemic. https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol6/iss1/13

  • Perreault, M., Perreault, G., & Suarez, A. (2021). What does it mean to be a woman in “indie” game storytelling? Narrative Framing in Independently-Developed Video Games. Games & Culture. https://doi.org/10.1177/15554120211026279

  • Perreault, M. & Perreault, G. (2019). Symbolic Convergence in the 2015 Duggar Scandal Crisis Communication. Journal of Media & Religion. 18, (3). https://doi.org/10.1080/15348423.2019.1678945

  • , M.F., Perreault, G.P. and McCarty, M.B. (2019). “Marketing Gaming for Girls: Narrative Framing of Princess Zelda in American and Japanese Nintendo Commercials.” In Beyond Princess Culture. Katie Foss ed. New York, Peter Lang.

  • , R. and Perreault, M. (2018). "A Lineage of Leakers? The Contingency of Collective Memory in Coverage of Contemporary Leaking Cases" Journalism Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2017.1389293

  • , M., Perreault, G, Jenkins, J. & Morrison, A. (2018). Depictions of Women in 2013 Digital “Game of the Year” Nominees. Games and Culture. 13, 8) https://doi.org/10.1177/1555412016679584

  • , A., Subramanian, R., Ashley, R., Perreault, M., Young, R., & Thomas, R. J. (2017). How Journalists Characterize Health Inequalities and Redefine Solutions for Native American Audiences. Health Communication, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1405482

  • , A. J., Subramanian, R., Crenshaw, B., Albright D. L., & Perreault, M. (2017). Coming to terms with chronic pain: Exploring Resilience across a sample of patients living with chronic pain. Traumatology, Special Issue on Resilience.  https://doi.org/10.1037/trm0000095

  • , J., & Perreault, M. (2016). Stay Tuned: A case study in educational collaboration. Journalism Education, 5(1), 155-169. https://doi.org/10.1080/17501229.2019.1628242

  • , J.B., Spialek, M.L., & Perreault, M.F. (2016). Coverage of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the New York Times, 1950-2012. Journal of Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2015.1058441

  • , M., Houston, B. & Wilkins, L. (2014). “Does Scary Matter? Testing the Effectiveness of the new National Weather Service tornado warnings.” Communication Studies, Vol. 65 (5). 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510974.2014.956942

  • , J.B., Hawthorne, J., Perreault, M., Park, E.H., Goldstein Hode, M., Halliwell, M.R., Turner McGowen, S.E., Davis, R., Vaid, S., McElderry, J.A., & Griffith, S.A. (2015). Social media and disasters: A functional framework for use in disaster planning, response, and research. Disasters, 39(1). https://doi.org/10.1111/disa.12092

Book Chapters

  • Perreault, M.F. and Perreault, G.P. (in press) “Pepper Potts: Partner, Professional, CEO and Superhero in Performance,” in Gendered Defenders: Female Superheroes in Transmedia Spaces edited by Bryan J. Carr & Meta G. Carstarphen.

  • Richards, M. & Perreault, M. (in press). THE MASK MAKERS: How Women in Appalachia were Empowered During the COVID-19 Response through Sewing. Wendy Welch ed. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Healthcare Response in Appalachia. Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio. https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol6/iss1/13/

  • Parsons, R. & . (in press). “Queer Marketing, Who Is It Really For? Identifying a Strategy for Authentic Approaches to LGBTQ+ Branded Messages and Corporate Social Responsibility.” In To be Titled Text. Paromita Pain ed.

  • Perreault, M.F. and Perreault, G.P. (2021) " “I Stand by the Comments I Made,” The 2019 FIFA Women’s Soccer Championship: Images, Commentary and Narratives Made with Memes" In The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup: Media, Fandom, and Soccer’s Biggest Stage edited Molly Yanity and Danielle Sarver Coombs eds. Springer/Palgrave.

  • Perreault, G. & (2021). “eSports as a news specialty gold rush: Communication ecology in the domination of traditional journalism over lifestyle journalism.” In “Pathways and Opportunities into the Business of eSports," Andrews, S. & Crawford, C. eds, IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7300-6.ch014

  • Perreault, M. & Perreault, G. (2020). Responding to Video Game Moral Panic: Persuasive messaging by the video game industry's response to shootings and violence. Innovations and Implications of Persuasive Narrative. Schartel Dunn, S. & Nisbett, G. (Ed.) Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

  • M. & Perreault, G. (2020). Mobile Gaming Strategic Communication and Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) in Fan Culture: A Case Study of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Media Fandom. Dunn, A. (Ed.) Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3323-9.ch014

  • , M. and Xiao, A. (2018). Dealing with subsequent crisis response: An evaluation of transparency in government response to the New Jersey Boardwalk fire. In C. Hickerson & B. Brunner-Johnson (Eds), Cases in Public Relations: Translating Ethics into Action.

 

Book Reviews  

  • Perreault, M. F. (2017). Book Review: Timothy Recuber Consuming catastrophe: Mass culture in America’s decade of disaster. p. 1227-1229.

 

Encyclopedia Articles

  • Perreault, M. “Snapchat” entry (2020). Encyclopedia of Journalism, 2nd edition. Gregory Borchard Ed.  SAGE Reference.

 

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Here is a link to my dissertation:

Local Journalism Beyond the Command Post: Journalists as Strategic Communicators and Citizen Stakeholders in Natural Disaster Recovery