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    EDUCATION

     

    PhD – International Studies Old Dominion University | in progress

     

    MA – Humanities/Visual Studies Old Dominion University | 2019

     

    BFA – Graphic Design Colorado State University | 1984

     

    Continuing Education: After Effects Kickstart, School of Motion0|02020

     

    Continuing Education: On-Screen Digital Design Bootcamp, AIGA-HR/Grow Agency/Good at Being0|02019

     

    Study Abroad: Colorado State University Art History summer session in Italy0|01984

     

    Study Abroad: American Field Service exchange student in Australia0|01979

     

     

    MASTER'S THESIS PROJECT

     

    Know What I Meme? New Perspectives Beyond the Digital exhibit 

    Perry Library, Old Dominion University

    Physical Exhibit: February 27–March 16, 2019

    Digital Exhibit: Launched after March 17, 2019, Know What I Meme? New Perspectives Beyond the Digital

     

     

    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

     

    20th Annual Graduate Research Conference

    Old Dominion University | March 4, 2022

    Perception or Reality: What Memes Tell Us About Trump, Biden, and their Foreign Policies on China

     

    19th Annual Graduate Research Conference

    Old Dominion University | February 26, 2021

    A Discourse Analysis of South African Covid-19 Lockdown and Enforcement Policies

     

    The Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

    Christopher Newport University | March 23–25, 2018

    How Internet Memes Have Become Powerful Weapons of Resistance for Women, Engaging Activism and Driving Social and Political Change

     

    Old Dominion University Lion's Lair Social Entrepreneurship Final Competition

    Selden Market, Norfolk, VA | March 30, 2018

    Connextions That Matter

     

    11th Annual Critiquing Culture Conference, Social Movements and Resistance

    George Mason University | October 7, 2017

    Internet Memes are Powerful Weapons of Resistance, Fueling Social and Political Change

     

    Virginia Humanities Conference 2017: The Unbearable Humanities

    Shenandoah University | April 7–8, 2017

    Are Internet Memes the Scourge of Society? The Role that Internet Memes Play in Social and Political Change

     

    Women’s Studies Works in Progress 2017 Conference

    Old Dominion University | April 1, 2017

    The Role that Feminist Internet Memes Play in Social and Political Change

     

    Graduate Research Achievement Day

    Old Dominion University | March 23, 2017

    The Role that Black Lives Matter Internet Memes Play in Social and Political Change

     

    Birth of an Answer Conference

    Old Dominion University | September 18, 2015

    The Role that the Internet, Social Media and Internet Memes Play in Response to Events of Racial Prejudice Against African-Americans

     

    Humanities Unbound 2015: Work and Play Conference

    Old Dominion University | April 10, 2015

    Personal Branding and Online Gender Performance Within the Graphic Design Community

     

     

    GUEST LECTURES

     

    ES364: Climate Change, Justice, and Health

    Instructor: Gail L. Carlson, PhD

    Colby College | April 29, 2021

    Complex Storytelling through Visual Communication, Infographics, and Data Visualization

     

    COMM 495/WMST 495 Gender and Media

    Instructor: Elizabeth Groeneveld, PhD

    Old Dominion University | November 8, 2016

    Independent Media Production—Grrrl Zines, Changing the Feminist Narrative

     

    COMM 495/WMST 495 Gender and Media

    Instructor: Elizabeth Groeneveld, PhD

    Old Dominion University | November 1, 2016

    Self-Representation and Moral Panics—Why Do Teenage Girls Sext?

     

     

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

     

    The University of Wyoming0Laramie, WY0|02002 to 2003
    Visiting Professor, Graphic Design

     

    Colorado State University0Fort Collins, CO0|02000 to 2003
    Adjunct Lecturer, Graphic Design and Illustration

     

     

    INTERNSHIPS, AWARDS

     

    Internship, Barry Art Museum
    Old Dominion University | 2020

     

    Finalist, Lion's Lair Social Entrepreneurship Competition

    Old Dominion University | 2018

    Connextions That Matter

     

    City of Norfolk Emerging Leaders Executive Program

    Old Dominion University | Summer 2015

    Develop the Cannonball Trail Mobile Application, a Gamified Walking Tour of Norfolk's Cannonball Trail

     

     

    WRITING SAMPLES

     

    Travel the World with Barry Art, written and designed by Jeannine Owens,
    © Jeannine Gliddon Owens 2020, download file here.

     

    Causal Relationships Between South African Covid-19 Lockdown Policies and Media Representations. © Jeannine Gliddon Owens 2020, download file here.

     

    Master's thesis project report document: Internet Meme Exhibits and Curatorial Direction Prove Memetic Effect and Cultural Impact, © Jeannine Gliddon Owens 2019, download file here.

     

    Additional writing samples provided upon request.