Faculty Profile for Dr. Susan Weill

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Dr. Susan Weill
Associate Professor Emerita — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
OM 206
phone: (512) 245-2656

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Weill, S. M. (2017). “Frederick Sullens". In The Mississippi Encyclopedia. Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A.: University Press of Mississippi. Retrieved from http://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/2069
  • Weill, S. M. (2010). [Review of Burning Crosses and Activist Journalism, Hazel Brannon Smith and the Mississippi Civil Rights Movemen, by J. Whitt]. Journalism History.
  • Weill, S. M. (2010). “The Press Challenge of Social Responsibility in Times of Political Upheaval: Hodding Carter III and the Delta Democrat-Times Respond to Freedom Summer in 1964.” Journal of Mississippi History.
  • Weill, S. M. (2004). “‘Empathetic Rejectionism’ and Interethnic Agenda-Setting: Coverage of Latinos by the Black Press in the American South,” with Laura Castañeda, University of Southern California Annenberg School of Journalism. Journalism Studies.
  • Weill, S. M. (2004, July 19). “Young adults could play major role in presidential election.” San Antonio Express-News.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching, College of Fine Arts and Communication. January 2017 - August 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Fine Arts & Communication Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, CFA&C. August 1, 2017
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Award for Excellence in Online Teaching (nominated by SJMC director, no decision yet). 2014 - 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Delta Zeta Teacher Appreciation. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Delta Pi- Epsilon Zeta Faculty Recognition, nominated by Presley Fowler, Texas State University. 2013

Selected Grants

  • Weill, Susan Marie. Texas State University Research Enhancement Grant for: “Portrayal of Race in the Mass Media: Impact on the First Integrated Class of a Southern High School”, Texas State University, $7935. (Funded: 2006). Grant.
  • Weill, Susan Marie. Texas State University Research Enhancement Grant for: “Ira Harkey: The Challenges of Publishing and Editing the Pascagoula Chronicle During the Desegregation of Ole Miss in 1962”, Texas State University, $7593. (Funded: 2005). Grant.
  • Weill, Susan Marie. Southwest Texas State University Research Enhancement Grant for: “Hodding Carter III: The Challenges of Publishing and Editing the Delta Democrat-Times in Mississippi during Freedom Summer in 1964”, $7011. (Funded: 2003). Grant.
  • Weill, Susan Marie. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Graduate Faculty Research Grant, for: “Freedom Summer 1964: Coverage by Mississippi’s Business, Religious, University and Minority Press”, $1250. (Funded: 2000). Grant.
  • Weill, Susan Marie. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Graduate Faculty Research Grant, for: “Freedom Summer 1964: Civil Rights Coverage by the Women Editors of the Mississippi Press”, $1250. (Funded: 1999). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Personnel Committee TRACS site for tenure candidates
August 2018-Present
Other
June 2017-Present
Member
Piper Professor Selection Committee
May 2016-Present
Member
Personnel Committee
2006-Present
Journalism majors contact information
Journalism sequence
January 2006-Present