Stephanie A. Martin
Stephanie A. (Sam) Martin is a scholar of public address and political communication, with a particular interest in the public discourses of conservative social movements, especially evangelical voters. She has written or edited three books, most prominently Decoding the Digital Church: Evangelical Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump (University of Alabama Press, 2021). Her research has also been published in top journals including the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric and Public Affairs and Visual Communication Quarterly. Martin frequently appears as an expert commentator and consultant for news stories, and has appeared in USA Today, NPR, NBC, the Boston Globe, the Texas Tribune, and The Dallas Morning News, among others.
|Ph.D., Communication, University of California, San Diego|
|M.A., Journalism, Syracuse University (Newhouse School)|
|B.B.A., Production and Operations Management, Boise State University|
Decoding the Digital Church: Megachurch Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press), 2021. Named 2021 “Book of the Year” by Word & Way
Visual Ethics: A Guide for Photographers, Journalists and Filmmakers – Routledge, by Paul Martin Lester with Stephanie A. Martin and Martin Smith-Rodden
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