CLAIRE ROUNKLES is a doctoral student studying media history at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research interests include the Black press, media coverage of lynching, First Amendment legal history, visual communication, race and critical/cultural studies. Before starting the Ph.D. program, she earned her master’s degree (2020) from Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree (2018) from the Missouri School of Journalism (emphasis in photojournalism.)
- Rounkles, C. (2020, Oct.) ‘Another Echo for Change:’ The Anti-lynching Campaign of Harry C. Smith and the Cleveland Gazette from 1888-1932. American Journalism Historians Association (work in progress: Reexamining Race and Gender in American Journalism and Literature History), Virtual Conference.
- Panelist. (2020, Mar.) Unearthing the History of Black Appalachians in the Athens-Ohio River Valley Region. Appalachian Studies Association Conference (conference cancelled due to COVID-19.) Lexington, Kentucky.
- Rounkles, C. (2020, Mar.) ‘Concealed in a Photo:’ Implicit Racial Bias in Photography. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Mid-Winter Conference (Graduate Work in Progress Division), University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma.
- Rounkles, C. (2019, Oct.) ‘Court Held at Midnight:’ Newspaper Complicity in the 1894 Lynching of Roscoe Parker. American Journalism Historians Association (Paper session: Media Depictions of Cruelty, Violence and Murder), Dallas, Texas.
- Rounkles, C. (2019, Mar.) ‘Court Held at Midnight:’ Newspaper Complicity in the 1894 Lynching of Roscoe Parker. Media and Civil Rights History Symposium (Work in Progress), The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Southeast Colloquium, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.
- Rounkles, C. (2017, Oct.) ‘Taking a Deeper Look:’ Photographic Framing of Selma and Watts in Black and Mainstream Press. McNair Mid-Heartland Research Conference, Kansas City, Kansas.
Updated: September 22, 2020