Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Jefferson Walker is the Director of the Certificate Program in Research Communication and also teaches courses in the Graduate School's Professional Development Program. An accomplished speaker and writer, Jeff is the President of the Alabama Communication Association and the author of the book, King Returns to Washington: An Exploration of Memory, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Jeff earned degrees from the University of Alabama (Ph.D., Communication and Information Sciences; M.A., Communication Studies) and the University of Montevallo (B.S., History and Communication Studies). His teaching and research interests include science communication, public memory, social movements, organizational leadership, and civic engagement. Jeff is also the founder and President of Brick by Brick Arts, a non-profit community theatre organization operating in the Birmingham area.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 God, Gays, and Voodoo: Voicing Blame after KatrinaCommunication and Theater Journal of Minnesota.  42:29-48. 2015
    2014 Public Servant and Southern Lady: Public and Private Tensions in Lurleen Wallace’s Battle with CancerAlabama Review.  67:161-187. 2014
    2012 A Candidate Commodified: Linda McMahon as a WWE Product in the 2010 Senate CampaignJournal of Contemporary Rhetoric.  2:11-18. 2012

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 King Returns to Washington Explorations of Memory, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial 2015

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2013 Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Drives 2013
    2013 Joe Lieberman 2013

    Teaching Activities

  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • GRD722 - Writing Resrch Broad Audience (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • GRD749 - Improvisation to Improve Comm. (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD729 - Wrtg a Jrnl Article in 12 Wks (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD739 - Science Comm. Practicum (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD744 - Leadership Survival Skills (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD703 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD722 - Writing Resrch Broad Audience (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD730 - Develop & Manag Prof Image (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • GRD733 - Managing & Leading Teams (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD707 - Presenting Effectively (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD715 - TA Training Course (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD730 - Develop & Manag Prof Image (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD739 - Science Comm. Practicum (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD745 - Comm. & Diversity Leadership (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD729 - Wrtg a Jrnl Article in 12 Wks (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD739 - Science Comm. Practicum (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD703 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD730 - Develop & Manag Prof Image (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD733 - Managing & Leading Teams (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • GRD739 - Science Comm. Practicum (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD707 - Presenting Effectively (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD715 - TA Training Course (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD729 - Wrtg a Jrnl Article in 12 Wks (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD730 - Develop & Manag Prof Image (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD739 - Science Comm. Practicum (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD745 - Comm. & Diversity Leadership (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD711 - Special Topics (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD728 - Prof. Writing & Publishing (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • CMST101 - Public Speaking (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD701 - Presentation & Discuss. Skills (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD703 - Special Topics (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD733 - Managing & Leading Teams (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • GRD707 - Presenting Effectively (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • GRD708 - Writing Successfully (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • GRD727 - Writing & Reviewing Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • GRD729 - Wrtg a Jrnl Article in 12 Wks (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • Full Name

  • Jefferson Walker