Dr. Coreen Jackson
Office: PAC 214
Phone: (615) 963-1546
Ph.D. Mass Communication, Howard University, Washington , D.C
M.S. Broadcast Journalism, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn , New York
B.A. Speech Communication with Minor in Spanish, William Jewell College
Elected as the national Broadcast Educators Association (BEA) Multicultural Division Paper Competition Chair 2008-2009
Invited Delegate by the Jamaican Government to attend the Jamaican Diaspora 3rd Biennial Conference in June 16-17, 2008.
Awarded the Blacks in Government Speaker Recognition Award: August 15, 2007. Keynote Speaker on Media and Marriage: Perceptions of African American Marriages in Television Sitcom
Awarded a Faculty Media Grant for $5,000 in Summer 2007 to research Media and Marriage: Perceptions of the Portrayal of African American Marriages in Television Sitcoms The Research Grant Proposal was submitted to the TSU Division of Research and Sponsored Program, June 21, 2006.
Grantsmanship Award, Center of Excellence, Tennessee State University. Awarded $6,000 to conduct a research grant study on Media literacy Summer Institute for College- Bound Students. The $968,000 grant proposal was submitted to Division of Research and Sponsored Programs in Summer
Nominated to serve as Mass Communications Chair of the Tennessee Communication Association (TCA) September 2006
Wrote and submitted a Communication Initiative FY Federal Grant for 4.3 million dollars to complete the Performing Arts Building including the unfinished spaces for Theatre, for the new radio station, for the new journalism laboratory, video camera equipment for speech, and an annex for more classrooms, office space, and a satellite truck for the new TV Studio (February 05).
Service Learning Award: Service Learning and Civic Engagement Center, Tennessee State University, Spring 2005.
Awarded a $1,000 Service Learning Grant to design a Mass Communications Service Course.
Nominated by the Department for the Faculty of the Year Award, Spring 2006.
Scholarship Award granted by the Administration for Children Services (ACF) to attend the African American Healthy Marriage Research and Practice Conference, June 22, 2007
Media and Marriage: Perceptions of the Portrayal of African American Marriages in Television Sitcoms (In the process of submission
Dawkins, Coreen Andrea M. Religious Broadcasting in Jamaica: An Analysis of the history, program content, audience description and viewing motives. Published Dissertation, June 1991.
Jackson, Coreen Journey to Fulfillment, Gospel Today, Atlanta, Georgia. January 2003.
Jackson, Coreen Dawkins , Cry For True Worship, Printed by Omni Xpress Nashville, TN. (Self Published July 2001)
Jackson, Coreen Dawkins, Worship in the New Millennium, Church Musician Today, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville TN. March 2001.
Jackson, Coreen Finding Gods Purpose For Your Life, Journey, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, TN July 2001.
Jackson, Coreen Living a Life of Faith, Journey, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, TN. November 2001.
Jackson, Coreen Dawkins, The Cry For True Worshippers, Church Musician Today, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, TN. September 1999.
Media and Marriage: Perceptions of African American Marriages in Television Sitcoms The paper will be presented to BEA District II Regional Conference in University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina on October 11, 2008
Media and Marriage: Perceptions of the Portrayal of African American Marriages in Television Sitcoms Summer 2007, Presented to 30th Annual Research Symposium at Tennessee State University.
A Case for Healthy Marriage: Research on the Impact Decline of Marriage in Jamaica. Presented at the Jamaican Diaspora 3rd Biennial Conference in June 16-17, 2008 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Integrating Service Learning Within Mass Communication Curriculum: An Innovative Tool For Learning, Service And Leadership. Presented to the Tennessee Communications Association (TCA) Fall 2006
Blending Service Learning With Mass Communication: A Creative Approach to Academic Learning, Practice & Service presented to the 2006 Annual Research Symposium at Tennessee State University on April 6, 2006
Feasibility Study On The Capability Of Tennessee State University To House An Educational Broadcast Facility/Cable Access Channel (In Progress) 2005
"Social Issues in Televangelism, A Thematic Analysis of Selected Religious Broadcasting in the U.S. Television." Submitted for publication to Journal of Religious Thought. Howard University, Divinity School. 1990
"A Content Analysis of the Uses and Gratification Approach in Religious Broadcasting." Presented at Howard University Communications Conference. 1990
Minorities in the News Media: An Assessment of employment trends and opportunities. Presented at Middle Tennessee State University. 1994
Impact of Religious Broadcasting: An Analysis of Religious Program Content and Audience Perceptions in the Caribbean. Paper presented at Howard University Communications Conference. 1989