Graduate Student Directory

Colin Kearney

Ph.D
Telecommunication

Office: Weimer G031 Email: ckearney1@ufl.edu Twitter: @callincolink

Bio

Hometown: Lexington, Va. Colin Kearney is a second-year doctoral student at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. His research interests focus on television history, media studies, and audience analysis. He has presented research on binge-watching and examining height of television and movie characters. He is a seasoned instructor, having previously taught at the University of Delaware and University of Dayton.

Education

Master of Arts, Communication – University of Delaware
Bachelor of Arts, Communication – George Mason University

Publications

Conference Presentations: Kearney, C. P. (2017, April). “Freedom to watch whatever, whenever: A typology of binge-watchers”. Poster presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Boston, MA. Kearney, C. P. (2017, February). Breaking (down the) binge: A typology. Poster presented at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communication’s Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL. Holden, T. Q. & Kearney, C. P., et al. (2014, April). Communication in an uncivil age: The lively art of civil discourse. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Providence, RI. Kearney, C. P., Signorielli, N., & Volker, C. A. (2014, April). Diversity of images of age, race, and sex in relation to violence in network broadcast programs. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Providence, RI. Kearney, C. P. (2014, April). Life’s too short to be a tall stranger: An examination of height as a metaphor in media and society. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Providence, RI. Kearney, C. P., & Volker, C.A. (2014, April). Once upon a time, in the land of the vocal fillers. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Providence, RI. Cichocki, J. A, Holden, T. Q., Kearney, C. P., Myers, M. D., & Volker, C. A. (2013, October). Sink or swim: Innovation in business communication pitch speeches with “Shark Tank.” Presented at the Association for Business Communication’s Convention, New Orleans, LA. Kearney, C. P. & Volker, C. A. (2013, August). Classroom communication: Effective content presentation, delivery, and rapport with students. Presented at the Center for Teaching and Learning’s Conference for incoming graduate teaching assistants. Newark, DE. Kearney, C. P., Signorielli, N., & Volker, C. A. (2013, April). Violence in Network Broadcast Programs. Presented at the Eastern Communication Association’s Convention, Pittsburgh, PA. Holden, T.Q. & Kearney, C. P., et al. (2012, November). Creating COMMunity from a Cohort: How GTAs/GTIs/RAs (and Faculty) COMMunicate and Connect. Presented at the National Communication Association’s Convention, Orlando, FL.

Research

<br> Doctoral Advisor: Dr. David Ostroff, Ohio University <br> Master’s Advisor: Dr. Nancy Signorielli, University of Pennsylvania

Courses

University of Florida: TA – RTV 3411: Race, Gender, Class & The Media Instructor: RTV 4500: Telecommunication Programming University of Delaware: COMM 100: Principles of Oral Communication