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Rachel Grant Named Associate Editor of AJHA’s American Journalism Journal

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, has been named associate editor of American Journalism, the flagship publication of the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA).

“I am honored and excited to be the next associate editor,” Grant said. “The journal and its research are extremely valuable in expanding our knowledge in mass media history. I am ready to work with its new editor Amber Roessner and continue the work done by many in AJHA.”

Grant’s research focuses on media studies of race, gender and class. She has conducted extensive research on media activism, historical and contemporary social movements, such the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Power movement, and #BlackLivesMatter. Her work has been published in American Journalism, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, and Visual Communication Quarterly, among others.

Founded in 1981, the AHJA seeks to advance education and research in mass communication history. American Journalism publishes articles, essays, book reviews, and digital media reviews dealing with the history of journalism.

Posted: January 19, 2024
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