Amy B. Jordan, Ph.D. (Gr ’90) has been named co-editor of the Journal of Children and Media. Dr. Jordan, Director of the Media and the Developing Child sector of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, will work with Founding Editor Dafna Lemish on the journal, which is published by Routledge. Dr. Lemish has been appointed interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.
“Amy […] has been a leader in the field for many years,” said Katharine Brown, Senior Market Development Executive, Routledge. “She brings with her expertise in a variety of areas, particularly policy, health, and survey research. In addition to her strengths in quantitative methods, she also has an understanding in respect to all methodologies, interdisciplinary studies and international research. Amy has been on the editorial board of the journal from its inception in 2007, and has previously acted as guest editor on a special issue on policy.” To mark the occasion, Routledge is offering free online access (until August 31) to three recent articles that Dr. Jordan has published in the journal:
- Children's Media Policy: International perspectives Amy B. Jordan
- The Role of Television Access in the Viewing Time of US Adolescents, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 2010. Amy B. Jordan, Amy Bleakley, Jennifer Manganello, Michael Hennessy, Robin Steven & Martin Fishbein
- Burgers and Basketball: Race and Stereotypes in Food and Beverage Advertising Aimed at Children in the US Joelle Sano Gilmore & Amy B. Jordan
“We hope that her participation can help Journal of Children and Media to continue to develop as an invaluable arena for both scholars and students!” said Ms. Brown.