Title: Assistant Professor

Education: B.S., Political Science, Louisiana State University, December 2005; Master of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University, May 2008; Doctor of Philosophy, Communication, University of Alabama, May 2011


Professional Experience:

Research Affiliate, Strategic Multi-Layered Assessment (SMA) group; Contributor, The Huffington Post; Public Relations and Marketing Consultant; Industry Immersion Program Coordinator; Chief Marketing Officer, Jeaux’s Boy


Cooley, S.C. (2016). Domestic Propaganda and Press Support: Examining the Obama Administration’s Handling of the 2009 North Korean Nuclear Test. In North Korea: Political, Economic, and Social Issues. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Cooley, S.C. & Jones, A. (2014). A Forgotten Tweet: Somalia and Social Media. In Paterson C. (Ed.), Journalism and Social Media in Africa: Studies in Innovation and Transformation (Chp 6). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. (Special Edition- Reprint of existing article).

Courses Taught: Intro to Strategic Communication

Graduate: Media Theory; Citizen Branding