Skye Cooley, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor, Mass Communication and Strategic Communication


206-B Paul Miller Journalism Building


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