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Justin Keene

College of Media & Communication, Department of Journalism and Electronic Media

Justin Keene

Justin Keene is an assistant professor of journalism and electronic media. He received his dual Ph.D. in telecommunications and cognitive science from Indiana University in Bloomington. He received his B.A. in electronic media and communications in 2007 and his M.A. in mass communications in 2009 from Texas Tech University. In the industry, Keene has experience as a videographer, a Web designer and a motion graphics artist. His research is primarily concerned with how humans process mediated communications. Specifically, he is interested in how emotional content and structural features can elicit particular patterns of psychophysiological reactions and information processing. His research has been published in the International Journal of Sports Communication, the Journal of Sports Media, and Mass Communication and Society. In addition, Keene has presented at the annual meetings of the Society of Psychophysiological Researchers, the International Communication Association, and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.