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Juliana Fernandes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Department of Advertising

Office: 3056 Weimer Phone: 352-392-9359 Email: juliana@jou.ufl.edu

Bio

Dr. Juliana Fernandes (Ph.D. University of Florida, 2010) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida. Dr. Fernandes is an expert in the uses and effects of negative information in persuasive communication messages and how social and traditional media are used as a strategic tool during political campaigns. She has published academic articles in top advertising and mass communication journals (Journal of Advertising, International Journal of Advertising, Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, Mass Communication & Society, Journal of Public Relations Research, Journalism, American Behavioral Scientist, American Journal of Media Psychology, and Journal of Social Media in Society) and has several book chapters in edited collections. She has mentored several undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of research and professional projects. Her teaching philosophy centers on the link between conceptual foundation, research and practice in advertising. She believes that good advertising practice cannot be achieved without strong conceptual foundation and research expertise. To learn more about Dr. Fernandes, please visit her personal website: www.julianafernandes.com

Awards

University Research Scholar Program (URSP) Mentor Award, University of Florida, University Research Scholar Program (URSP), 2020.

Second Place Faculty Paper, AEJMC Political Communication Interest Group, 2018.

Third Place Faculty Paper, AEJMC Political Communication Interest Group, 2017.

Nominated for Krieghbaum Under-40 Award, AEJMC, 2016.

Outstanding Reviewer, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 2016.

Fellow at the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, 2015.

Listener Choice Award, Academic Minute, WAMC NPR, 2013.

FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication Research Productivity Competition, FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 2012.

Education

B.A. in Journalism, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos in Brazil
M.A.M.C 2007, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
Ph.D. 2010, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

News

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Fernandes, J., Segev, S., & Leopold, J. K. (2020). When consumers learn to spot deception in advertising: Testing a literacy intervention to combat greenwashing. International Journal of Advertising. DOI: 10.1080/02650487.2020.1765656

Kim, J. Y., Giurcanu, M., & Fernandes, J. (2017). Documenting the Emergence of Grassroots Politics on Facebook: the Florida Case. The Journal of Social Media in Society, 6(1), 5-41.

Segev, S., Fernandes, J., & Hong, C. (2016). Is Your Product Really Green? A Content Analysis to Reassess Green Advertising. Journal of Advertising, 45(1), 85-93.

Sweetser, K. D., English, K., & Fernandes, J. (2015). Super PACs and Strong Relationships: The Impact of Digital Interaction on the Political Organization-Public Relationship. Journal of Public Relations Research, 27(2), 101-117.

Segev, S., Fernandes, J., & Wang, W. (2015). The Effects of Gain Versus Loss Message Framing and Point of Reference on Consumer Responses to Green Advertising. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, 36(1), 35-51.

Fernandes, J., & Shumow, M. (2014). Framing politics in transnational communities: Spanish-language immigrant media and election coverage in South Florida. Journalism, 17(8), 961-978.

Segev, S., Wang, W., & Fernandes, J. (2014). The effects of ad-context congruency on responses to advertising in blogs: exploring the role of issue involvement. International Journal of Advertising, 33(1), 17-36.

Fernandes, J. (2013). Effects of Negative Political Advertising and Message Repetition on Candidate Evaluation. Mass Communication and Society, 16(2), 268-291.

Kaid, L. L., Fernandes, J., & Painter, D. (2011). Effects of political advertising in the 2008 presidential campaign. American Behavioral Scientist, 55(4), 437-456.

Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., & Miles, M. D. (2011). The effects of interest group advertising and partisan stereotypes on candidate races: Is same-sex marriage the defining civil rights issues of the new millennium?. American Journal of Media Psychology, 4(1-4), 63-79.

Fernandes, J., Giurcanu, M., & Bowers, K. W. (2011). The Writing on the Wall: A Content Analysis of College Students’ Facebook Groups for the 2008 Presidential Election.

Fernandes, J., Giurcanu, M., Bowers, K. W., & Neely, J. C. (2010). The writing on the wall: A content analysis of college students' Facebook groups for the 2008 presidential election. Mass Communication & Society, 13(5), 653-675.

Book Chapters

Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., Mahone, J., & Al Nashmi, E. (2014). Social network sites and interactivity: Differential expression effects in campaign 2012. (pp. 185-197). Oxford University Press.

Painter, D. L., Al Nashmi, E., Stromback, J., Fernandes, J., Xiang, Z., & Kim, J. Y. (2011). International Coverage of the U.S. Presidential Campaign: Obamamania Around the World. In Techno Politics in Presidential Campaigning: New Voices, New Technologies, and New Voters (pp. 213-233). Routledge.

Str\"omb\"ack, Jesper, ., Painter, D. L., & Fernandes, J. (2011). International Media’s Love Affair with Barack Obama: Global coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign. In Communication in the 2008 U.S. election: Digital natives elect a president (pp. 275–294). Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Williams, A. P., Kaid, L. L., Landreville, K. D., Fernandes, J., Yun, H. J., Bagley, D., & Urriste, S. (2008). The representation of the European Union elections in news media coverage around the world. In The EU expansion: Communicating shared sovereignty in the parliamentary elections (pp. 153-173). Peter Lang.

Kaid, L. L., Postelnicu, M., Landreville, K., Williams, A. P., Hostrup-Larsen, C., Urriste, S., Fernandes, J., Yun, H. J., & Bagley, D. (2005). Campaigning in the new Europe: News media presentations of the 2004 European Union Parliamentary elections. In Europawahl 2004: Die Massenmedien im Europawahlkampf (pp. 228-251). , Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Kaid, L. L., Postelnicu, M., Landreville, K., Williams, A. P., Hostrup-Larsen, C., Urriste, S., Fernandes, J., Yun, H., & Bagley, D. (2005). Kampagnen im neuen Europa: Die Darstellung der Europawahl 2004 in den Medien. In Europawahl 2004: Massenmedien im Europawahlkampf (pp. 228-251). , Germany: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften.

Presentations

Fernandes, J. (2020). Staying relevant in an increasingly interconnected world: How global and multicultural research, teaching, and collaborations can help you grow as a scholar and person. Other at American Academy of Advertising, San Diego, CA.

Segev, S., Liu, Y., & Fernandes, J. (2019). The effect of cultural orientations on green purchase behavior: Comparing American and Chinese consumers. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Dallas, TX.

Fernandes, J., Lewis, N., & Hong, C. (2018). Exposure to political information and life stages: Does the future look brighter when you get older?. Oral Presentation at National Communication Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Segev, S., & Fernandes, J. (2018). The positive side of guilt appeals: When effort enhances compliance toward negative induced emotions in advertising. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, New York, NY.

Painter, D. L., & Fernandes, J. (2018). They’re not ‘just’ words: The verbal style of U.S. presidential debates. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, DC.

Fernandes, J. (2017). Beauty and negativity at the ballot box: Effects of negative political advertising and attractiveness on candidate evaluation. Oral Presentation at International Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Fernandes, J., & De Moya, M. (2017). Frame agents of immigration news in the last decade of U.S. election coverage (2006-2016). Oral Presentation at International Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Fernandes, J., Segev, S., & Leopold, J. K. (2017). Learning to spot deception in green advertising: Testing a literacy intervention to combat greenwashing. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Boston, MA.

Painter, D. L., & Fernandes, J. (2017). The verbal tone of the 2016 Presidential primaries: Candidate Twitter, debate, and stump speech rhetoric. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.

Fernandes, J. (2016). Beauty and negativity at the ballot box: Effects of negative political advertising and attractiveness on candidate evaluation. Oral Presentation at 2016 Personality, Party Leaders, and Election Campaigns Workshop, St. John's, Canada.

Fernandes, J., & Segev, S. (2016). Combating advertising greenwashing through consumer literacy. Oral Presentation at ICORIA, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Fernandes, J., & Segev, S. (2016). Exploring the mechanism of guilt appeals: The influence of point of reference on guilt advertising effectiveness. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Seattle, WA.

Liu, Y., Tsai, S., & Fernandes, J. (2016). Pursuing the Chinese dream: Chinese consumers’ response to local and global appeals in advertising. Oral Presentation at ICORIA, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Segev, S., Fernandes, J., & Hong, C. (2015). A content analysis of green advertising: What has changed in twenty years. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, J. Y., Fernandes, J., & Giurcanu, M. (2013). Exploring young voters’ political use of Facebook: Florida election context. Oral Presentation at Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.

Segev, S., Fernandes, J., & Wang, W. (2013). Loss for me or loss for the environment? The effect of message framing and point of reference on responses to green advertising. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Albuquerque, NM.

Giurcanu, M., Fernandes, J., & Kim, J. Y. (2013). Second order elections and second order conversations?: Mapping out the relationship between young voters and online political involvement in the 2010 midterm US Elections. Oral Presentation at Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.

Segev, S., Fernandes, J., & Wang, W. (2012). Advertising in blogs: Effects of ad-context congruence, product involvement and issue involvement on responses to banner ads. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Fernandes, J., & Shumow, M. (2012). Framing politics in transnational communities: Spanish-language immigrant media and election coverage in South Florida. Oral Presentation at International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., Mahone, J., Nashmi, E., & Miles, M. (2012). Social networking sites and interactivity: Differential expression effects in campaign 2012. Oral Presentation at National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

Jain, R., De Moya, M., & Fernandes, J. (2011). Framing the rise and fall of Sonia Gandhi during the 2004 general elections in India. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO.

Fernandes, J., & Wang, W. (2011). Reducing reactance: Exploring the effects of the pairing strategy. Oral Presentation at National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Giurcanu, M., Fernandes, J., & Kim, J. Y. (2011). Second order elections and second order conversations? A content analysis of youth wall conversations on Facebook for political candidates at last presidential and midterm congressional elections. Oral Presentation at American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA.

Fernandes, J., & Kaid, L. L. (2011). Today's vote is not tomorrow's vote: The influence of time perspective on vote likelihood. Oral Presentation at International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., & Miles, M. (2010). The Effects of Interest Group Campaigns on Candidate Evaluations: Agenda-Setting, Partisan Stereotypes, and Information Processing in Televised Political Advertising. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO.

Stromback, J., Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., Xiang, Z., Nashmi, E., & Kim, J. Y. (2009). Coverage of the U.S. presidential campaign: Obamamania around the world. Oral Presentation at Broadcast Education Association , Las Vegas, NV.

Zheng, X., Painter, D. L., Fernandes, J., & Nashmi, E. (2009). Print media coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential election: Comparative content analysis of press coverage from around the world. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Midwinter, Norman, OK.

Fernandes, J. (2009). The influence of advertising spacing on candidate evaluation. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Boston, MA.

Fernandes, J. (2009). The influence of advertising spacing on candidate evaluation. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Midwinter, Norman, OK.

Fernandes, J., & Kaid, L. L. (2009). The influence of repeated exposure to negative political advertisements on the evaluations of candidates and vote intention. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Advertising, Cincinnati, OH.

Bowers, K. W., Fernandes, J., Giurcanu, M., & Neely, J. C. (2009). The writing on the wall: A content analysis of college students’ Facebook groups for the 2008 presidential election. Oral Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO.

Fernandes, J., Kaid, L. L., Yun, H. J., Shen, F., Kim, Y., & LeGrange, A. G. (2008). Reconsidering the effects of message content and sponsorship on political advertising. Oral Presentation at American Political Science Association , Boston, MA.

Research

Grants

Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, Are Repeated Stories a Good Strategy? Effects of Textual, Numeric, and Visual Messages in Digital Political Communication, Fernandes, J. (PI), Tao, W. (Co-PI), & Yi, J. (Co-PI), 2019, $3,500.

UM School of Communication Center for Communication, Culture, and Change, An Audience Study of Formal Variables in Digital Short-Form Environmental Media, Fernandes, J. (PI), Riopelle, C. (Co-PI), & Shriver-Rice, M. (Co-PI), 2018-2019, $5,000.

University of Miami School of Communication, An Integrated Approach to Evaluating Advertising Campaigns Capstone Courses, Fernandes, J. (PI), & Nunez, S. (Co-PI), 2018-2019, $3,000.

University of Miami School of Communication, Green Advertising Literacy: Using Copy and Creative Literacy Information to Combat Greenwashing, Fernandes, J. (PI), Segev, S. (Co-PI), & Leopold, J. K., 2017-2018, $3,400.

UM School of Communication Center for Communication, Culture, and Change, Negative Political Information and Life Stages: Does the Future Look Brighter When You Get Older?, Fernandes, J. (PI), Lewis, N. (Co-PI), & Hong, C., 2017-2018, $4,232.

University of Miami School of Communication, Beauty and Negativity at the Ballot Box: Effects of Negative Political Advertising and Attractiveness on Candidate Evaluation, Fernandes, J. (PI), 2015-2016, $5,000.

Institutional Integration (I-Cubed) Program at the University of Florida, Facebook Political Engagement in Florida: a Content Analysis of Facebook Student Conversations at the 2008 Presidential and 2010 mid-term Congressional Elections, Fernandes, J. (Co-PI), Giurcanu, M. (Co-PI), Kim, J. Y. (Co-PI), & Watkins, M., 2011-2013, $2,500.

FIU School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Framing Politics in Transnational Communities: Spanish-language Immigrant Media and Election Coverage in South Florida, Fernandes, J. (Co-PI), & Shumow, M. (Co-PI), 2011, $1,200.

FIU School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Which Green Advertising Works: Investigating the Power of Message Framing and Advertising Appeals on Advertising Effectiveness, Segev, S. (Co-PI), Fernandes, J. (Co-PI), & Wang, W. (Co-PI), 2011, $1,200.

Courses

Syllabi from the current and three previous semesters: