Skip to main content

Jami Armstrong Fullerton, Ph.D.

Director, School of Global Studies Academic Programs

 

Education

Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, 1997, University of North Texas

M.S. Journalism, 1990, University of North Texas

B.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, 1984, University of Oklahoma

 

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Global Communication and Public Diplomacy
  • Nation Branding
  • International Mass Communications

Biography

Jami Fullerton is the Director of Academic Programs in the School of Global Studies at Oklahoma State University, where she is also a full professor in the School of Media and Strategic Communications and holds the Peggy Layman Welch Endowed Chair in Strategic Communications. Prior to entering academe, Dr. Fullerton worked in the advertising industry, primarily on the client-side, where she directed the marketing and advertising functions for several national retail chains. Dr. Fullerton’s summers are often spent abroad where she teaches communications courses and conducts research.  She lives in Tulsa with her husband Sam and daughter Helen.

 

Area of Research Interest

Dr. Fullerton’s research interests include cross-cultural communication, nation branding and advertising education.  She has published numerous studies on international and ethnic advertising in national and international academic journals including Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Advertising Research, Mass Communication & Society Journal and American Behavioral Scientist.  In 2007, the Association of Women in Communications honored Dr. Fullerton with their national Headliner Award and in 2008 she was named a Tulsa Newsmaker.  In 2009, the American Academy of Advertising recognized Dr. Fullerton’s advertising education research with the distinguished Billy I Ross Award.  More recently, Fullerton was chosen for OSU-Tulsa’s Presidential research award.  She served as co-editor of the Journal of Advertising Education from 2011-2017 and is the now the chief editor of the 75-year-old Journalism and Mass Communication Educator

Research

Dr. Fullerton’s primary research program is focused on mediated public diplomacy.  In 2003, she received a grant to study international advertising, specifically the U.S. State Department’s advertising effort in the Muslim world.  Research resulting from the grant was published in her book with Alice Kendrick, Advertising’s War on Terrorism: The Story of the U.S. State Department’s Shared Values Initiative (Marquette Books, 2006).  Building on this line of research, she and Dr. Kendrick more recently published an edited book on public diplomacy and nation branding titled, Shaping International Public Opinion: A Model for Nation Branding & Public Diplomacy (Peter Lang, 2017).  Dr. Fullerton was the principal investigator for one US State Department grant to Central Asia where she organized leadership training for women entrepreneurs and has worked as part of two others.

 

Academic Experience

 

2018-present 

Director, Academic Programs, School of Global Studies and Partnerships, Oklahoma State University

2008-present

Professor and Peggy Welch Endowed Chair in Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University

1998-present

School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University

2014-2016

Director of Graduate Studies, School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University

2003-2008

Associate Professor, School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University

1998-2003

Assistant Professor School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University

1997-1998

Visiting Assistant Professor of Advertising, Southern Methodist University

1994-1996

Adjunct Professor of Advertising, University of North Texas

1991-1996

Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Brookhaven Community College

 

Editorship

2017 – Present          

  • Editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.
  • Flagship academic journal of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication published by SAGE.

2011- 2018                 

  • Co-editor of Journal of Advertising Education.
  • A publication of the Advertising Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication now published by SAGE.

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • 2018 American Advertising Federation 10th District Outstanding Educator Award
  • 2018 AEJMC Advertising Division Outstanding Service Award
  • 2015 Finalist OSU Regents Research Award
  • 2014 OSU International Education Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2013 AEJMC Advertising Division Outstanding Service Award
  • 2013 OSU-Tulsa President’s Outstanding Research Award
  • 2009 Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award
  • 2008 Tulsa Newsmaker
  • 2007 National Headliner Award - Association of Women in Communication
  • 2007 Finalist OSU Regents Distinguished Research Award
  • 2001 College of Arts & Sciences Junior Faculty Research Award
  • 1994 Telly Award for non-network television commercial
  • 1993 Bronze TOPS Award (local Dallas Addy) for regional television commercial 

Memberships and Service

  • Tulsa Global Alliance
  • American Advertising Federation
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Association of Women in Communication
  • American Academy of Advertising
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars

 

Vita

Back To Top
SVG directory not found.
MENUCLOSE