Dr. Nicole Maurantonio
Associate Professor
Profile
Grants and Fellowships
Institute for Critical Social Inquiry, Summer Seminar Fellow, “Racial Formations & Justice Today,” The New School for Social Research, 2015
John Hope Franklin Center for African and African American History & Culture Travel Grant, Duke University, 2014
Presentations
“Materiality, Public Memory, and the Post-It Note in the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar in Richmond, VA.” Annual meeting of the National Communication Association (NCA), Chicago, IL. November 2014.

“At the Crossroads of Engagement: Intersections of Diversity and Public Scholarship.” With Glyn Hughes, Maria Avila, George Sanchez, and Amy Howard. Annual meeting of Imagining America (IA), Atlanta, GA. October 2014.

Maurantonio, N. “The Myth of the `Reluctant Symbol’: Rodney King and the Burden of History.” A paper presentation at the annual convention of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), June 2013.
Maurantonio, N. "`When It Ended There Was Only Way to Believe': Journalism and the Bounded Visual." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 2012.
Maurantonio, N. "Recovering the Forgotten Past: Teaching Digital Storytelling, Memory, and History." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 2012.
Maurantonio, N. "Photographic `Proof': Police, Black Panthers, and the History of Lynching in the U.S." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA), October 2011.
Maurantonio, N. “Standing By: Journalism, Law, and Order.” A paper presentation at the annual convention of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 2011.
Maurantonio, N. “Archiving Crisis: Texts, Contexts, and Narrative Challenges.” A paper presentation at the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Funded seminar “Exploring Digital Newspaper Archives,” January 2011.
Maurantonio, N. “`The MOVE Subplot': Journalism, Race, and Memory."A paper presentation at the annual convention of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), April 2010.
Maurantonio, N. "(Re)Writing the Riots: Journalism, Policing, and Race in Philadelphia, 1964." A paper presentation at the annual convention of the Cultural Studies Association (CSA), March 2010.
Publications
Articles
Maurantonio, N. (2015). “Material Rhetoric, Public Memory, and the Post-It Note.” Southern Communication Journal, 80 (2): 83-101. Lead Article.
Maurantonio, N. (2015). “The Uses of Visual History.” American Journalism, 32 (1): 78-87.
Maurantonio, N. (2014). “Remembering Rodney King: Myth, Racial Reconciliation, and Civil Rights History.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 91 (4): 740-755.

Maurantonio, N. (2014). “`That Photo’: Journalism and Bearing Witness to History.” Western Journal of Communication, 78 (4): 500-521.

Maurantonio, N. (2014).“Archiving the Visual: The Promises and Pitfalls of Digital Newspaper Archives.” Media History, 20 (1): 88-102.
Maurantonio, N. (2012). “Standing By: Police Paralysis, Race, and the 1964 Philadelphia Riots.” Journalism History, 38 (2): 110-121.

Maurantonio, N. (2012). “Entangled Webs: “Forensic Facticity” and the Construction of Police Work.” The Communication Review, 15 (1): 1-20. Lead Article.

Maurantonio, N. (2008). “`Justice for Daniel Faulkner’?: History, Memory, and Police Identity.” Journal of Communication Inquiry, 32 (1): 43-59.


Chapters
Maurantonio, Nicole. "The Politics of Memory." In The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication, edited by Kate Kenski and Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014

Education
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 2008
B.A., University of Virginia 2001
Contact Information
(804) 289-8267
Areas of Expertise
Public memory
U.S. media history
Race and representation
Qualitative research methods