Dr. Gregory Perreault

Contact and Overview

Email Address


Office Hours

Wednesday 10:00am-2:00pm (by appointment only)


Ph.D. in Journalism, Missouri School of Journalism
M.A. in Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown University
B.A. in Communication, Palm Beach Atlantic University


Currently Teaching (Fall 2021)

COM 1300 Journalism Matters
COM 2610 News Reporting and Writing
COM 4610 Specialized Reporting

Teaching and Research Specialties

Journalism and New Technology

Selected Publications

Paul, N. & Perreault, G. (2020-In Press) Picturing the President: Visual analysis of the Donald Trump presidency on U.S. magazine covers between 2016 and 2018. The Journal of Magazine Media. 21, (1)

Vos, T. P., & Perreault, G. (2020). The discursive construction of the gamification of journalism. Convergence, 26, (3): 470-485

Perreault, G. & Vos, T. (2020) Traditional journalists on gaming journalism: Metajournalistic discourse on the rise of lifestyle journalism. New Media & Society. 21, (8)

Perreault, G., Stanfield, K., & Luttman, S. (2019). “Why the h** l is There a White House Correspondents’ Dinner?” Boundary Work in Political Journalism. Journalism Practice, 1-17. Online First.

Perreault, M. F., & Perreault, G. (2019). Symbolic Convergence in the 2015 Duggar Scandal Crisis Communication. Journal of Media and Religion, 18(3), 85-97.

Perreault, G. & Paul, N. (2019) Narrative framing of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Digital British Religious News. Journal of Religion, Media & Digital Culture. 8, (2)

Mueller, T. & Perreault, G. (2019) The Psychology of Student Wellness: Relationships, Detractors and Exam Anxiety. Journal of Higher Education Management. 34, (1)

Perreault, G. & Ferrucci, P. (2019). Punishing Brady, Redeeming Brady: A Fantasy Theme Analysis of Memes from the 2015 Deflategate Controversy. Atlantic Journal of Communication. 27, (3)

Perreault, G. & Stanfield, K. (2019) Mobile Journalism as Lifestyle Journalism? Field Theory in the Integration of Mobile Journalism in Newsrooms and Mobile Journalist Role Conception. Journalism Practice. 13, (3): 331-348.

Recent Awards

Fulbright-Botstiber U.S. Scholar Award in Austrian American Studies. "Digital Journalist Role Conception in Austria and America." Fulbright Commission. U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 2020-2021

Top Faculty Paper, "What is Digital Journalism? Defining the Practice and Role of Digital Journalism." 2020 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Electronic News Division.

Top Faculty Paper, "Picturing the President: Visual analysis of the Donald Trump presidency on U.S. magazine covers between 2016 and 2018." 2019 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Magazine Media Division.

Title: Associate Professor, Journalism
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2024

Office address
Walker Hall 245