PhD, Ohio University
MS, Ohio University
PhB, Miami University
Office: Luter 252
Phone: (757) 594-7495
Gender Communication, Media Criticism, Interviewing, Communicating Identity, Senior Research
identity, rhetoric of relationships, emerging adulthood, sexuality, gender
- Recipient of the National Communication Association's Caucus on LGBTQ Randy Majors Award for 2013. This honor recognizes an individual who has "made outstanding contributions to liesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender scholarship in communication studies."
- Recipient of the National Communication Association's Caucus on LGBTQ Concerns' Lambda Award recognizing outstanding teaching, advocacy and mentorship of LGBTQ students.
Meyer, M.D.E. (in press). On the identity politics of pregnancy: An autoethnographic journey through/in reproductive time. In R. Silverman & J. Baglia (Eds.), Pregnancy Loss: A Narrative Collection (pp. forthcoming). New York: Peter Lang Health Communication Series.
Meyer, M.D.E. (in press). The fantasy of Sex and the City: A postcolonial critique of the romantic imaginary, consumerism and globalization. Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
Meyer, M.D.E., Waldron, L.M., & Stern, D.M. (in press). Relational aggression on film: An intersectional analysis of Mean Girls. The Popular Culture Studies Journal.
Meyer, M.D.E., & Workman, C.B. (2013). Emerging adult usage of social networks as sites of activism: A critical examination of the TOMS and TWOLOHA movements. Ohio Communication Journal, 51, 53-77.
Meyer, M.D.E., & Baughman, L. (2011). Examining the role of relational aggression in understanding sexual experience. In J. Manning, C. Noland, & J. MacLennan (Eds.), Case studies of communication about sex (pp.164-171). Cambridge Scholars.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2008). "Maybe someday I could play a hooker in something!": Asian-American identity, gender and comedy in the rhetoric of Margaret Cho. In L. Mao & M. Young (Eds.), Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric (pp. 279-292). Logan: Utah State University Press.
Meyer, M.D.E., & Stern, D.M. (2007). The modern(?) Korean woman in prime time: Analyzing the representation of Sun on the Television series Lost. Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 36(5), 313-331. [lead article]
Baughman, L., & Meyer, M.D.E. (2007). Slashing Alias: Viewer appropriation of Lauren Reed as commentary on female/female desire. In S. Abbott & S. Brown (Eds.), Investigating Alias: Secrets and Spies (pp. 174-185). London & New York: I.B. Taurus & Co Ltd.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2007). "Something Wicca this way comes": Audience interpretation of a marginalized religious philosophy on Charmed. In S. Beeler & K. Beeler (Eds.), Investigating Charmed: The magic power of TV (pp.3-17). London & New York: I.B. Taurus & Co Ltd.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2006). [Shin shutsu ki botsu], To appear like a god and disappear like a phantom: National identity, cultural learning, and a study aborad experience in Japan. International and Intercultural Communication Annual, 29, 22-41.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2005). Drawing the sexuality card: Teaching, researching and living bisexuality. Sexuality & Culture, 9(1). 3-13 [lead article]
Meyer, M.D.E. (2005). From rogue in the hood to suave in a suit: Black masculinity and the transformation of Charles Gunn. In S.Abbott (Ed.), Reading Angel: The TV spin-off with a soul (pp. 176-188). London & New York: I.B. Taurus & Co Ltd.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2005). The process of developmental empowerment in Charmed: Representations of feminism, empowerment and disempowerment in television narrative. Carolinas Communication Annual, 21, 15-29.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2004/2005). Daily newspaper framing of the Boy Scouts of America v. Dale Supreme Court decision. The Journal of Intergroup Relations, 31(4), 45-58.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2004). Exploring relationships on television through intersecting subject positions: Gender, race and class as transformation to "Other" in Law & Order. Carolinas Communication Annual, 20, 16-29.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2004). "We're all afraid of these imaginary tensions": Student organizing in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender campus communities. Communication Studies, 55(4), 498-513. [lead article]
Meyer, M.D.E. (2003). "It's me. I'm it.": Defining adolescent sexual identity through relational dialectics in Dawson's Creek. Communication Quarterly, 51(3), 262-276.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2003). Looking toward the interSEXions: Examining bisexual and transgender identity formation from a dialectical theoretical perspective. Journal of Bisexuality, 3(3/4), 151-170.
Meyer, M.D.E. (2003). Utilizing mythic criticism in contemporary narrative culture: Examining the "present-absence" of shadow archetypes in Spider-Man. Communication Quarterly, 51(4), 516-527.