CV

 Jesse King 
 Doctoral Student
 Department of Communication 
UC Santa Barbara
  
 https://www.morejesseking.com
 jesseking@ucsb.edu
  
 Education
2024(expected)Department of Communication, UC Santa Barbara
  Ph.D. in Communication
2020School of Communications, Brigham Young University
 M.A. in Mass Communications
 Thesis Title: Asian American Cultural Identity on Instagram
 Committee: Dr. Scott H. Church (chair), Dr. Clark Callahan, Dr. Jessica Zurcher
  
2017School of Communication, Brigham Young University
 B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in news media + minor in editing
  
 Publications
2020Zurcher, J., King, J., Callister, M., Stockdale, L., & Coyne, S. M. (2020). “I can multitask”: The mediating role of media consumption on executive function’s relationship to technoference attitudes. Computers in Human Behavior.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2020.106498
2020King, J. (2020). [Review of the book When getting along is not enough: Reconstructing race in our lives and relationships by M. Walker]. Journal of Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638237.2020.1793131
2020Richardson, M., Cannon, S., Teichert, L., Vance, A., Kramer, I., Barter, M., King, J., & Callahan, C. (in press). Religion-focused dating apps: A q methodology study on the uses of Mutual. Telematics and Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2020.101448
2020Callahan, C., King, J., Halversen, A., & Nordqist, E. (in press). Blogadapting: Adaptation experiences among expatriate bloggers. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/17475759.2020.1765840
2020King, J., Ribeiro, S. L., Callahan, C., Robinson, T. (2020). Representing race: The race spectrum subjectivity of diversity in film. Ethnic and Racial Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2020.1740290
2020Church, S., & King, J. (2020). The word is the knife: The Janus-faced communication of Rose’s 12 Angry Men and Sarte’s No Exit. New Theatre Quarterly, 36(1), 84–95. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266464X20000123
2019Callahan, C., Church, S., King, J., & Elinzano, M. (2019). Snapchat usage among minority populations. Journal of Media and Religion, 18(1), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348423.2019.1639404
2016Reed, A., Murphy, J., & King, J. (2016) Rose Marie Reid, LeGrand Richards, and “The Plan for Teaching the Gospel to Jewish People.” Mormon Historical Studies, 17(1 & 2), 145–194.
  
 Conferences
 Papers
2020King, J., & Callahan, C. (2020). The Use of Brazilian and U.S. Media by Brazilian Immigrants in Online Mental Health Information Seeking. National Communication Association 2020, Indianapolis, IN.
2020King, J., & Fretwell, L. (2020). Asian American Cultural Identity on Instagram.National Communication Association 2020, Indianapolis, IN.
2020Halverson, A., King, J., Silva, L., Church, S., & Brubaker, P. (2020). Rejecting Others on Dating Apps. National Communication Association 2020, Indianapolis, IN.
2020King, J., Callister, M., Zurcher, J., Coyne, S. M., Stockdale, L., & Parks, M. (2020). Digital media usage on parental mental health and parenting outcomes. International Communication Association conference 2020.
2020Zurcher, J., King, J., Callister, M., Stockdale, L., & Coyne, S. M. (2020). “I can multitask”: The mediating role of media consumption on executive function’s relationship to technoference attitudes. International Communication Association conference 2020.
2019King, J., Ribeiro, S. L., Callahan, C., Robinson, T. (2019). Representing race: The race spectrum subjectivity of diversity in film. 35th Annual Q Conference for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, Naples, Italy.
2019Callahan, C., King, J., & Nordqist, E. (2019). Blogadapting: Adaptation experiences among expatriate bloggers. Paper presented at World Communication Association Conference & the 16th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference of the Association for Business Communication, Wellington, New Zealand. (I did not give the presentation.)
2019Church, S., King, J., & Robinson, T. (2019). Communicating, Searching, Referring: The Appeal of Communicating through GIFs. 35th Annual Q Conference for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, Naples, Italy. (I did not give the presentation.)
  
 Other Academic Scholarship
2020Freaks and Geeks, research assistant for Scott Church.
2020“Towards an ethics of mashup aesthetics: Girl Talk, sampling, and open source culture,” research assistant for Scott Church.
202043-Man Squamish and Burkean Order: Why Sports Create Chaos More Than Catharsis
2019“Simpson memes and the swarm archive: Or, toward a meme ecology,” research assistant for Scott Church.
2019“Media use among U.S. children,” research assistant for Scott Church.
2019“Adorno in the Digital Age: Consumerism, Ideology, and Participation in The Beatles: Rock Band,” research assistant for Scott Church.
2019“Music and Airpods: Adorno as media ecologist,” research assistant for Scott Church
2019“The aesthetics of GIFs,” research assistant for Scott Church.
2019“Funes the crate digger: Archive, memory, and the remixers as librarians,” research assistant for Scott Church
2019Turntables and tropes: A rhetoric of remix, research assistant for Scott Church
2019“Stranger Things, remix, and the pleasures of hypertextuality,” research assistant for Scott Church
2019“The fitness of the medium: Online trolling as epideictic speech,” research assistant for Scott Church
2019“Characteristics of parent-child communication about sexting,” research assistant for Jessica Zurcher
2019“Parental beliefs about adolescent sexting: Third-person effect,” research assistant for Jessica Zurcher
2019“Body image portrayal in Disney animated films from 1937–2019,” research assistant for Jessica Zurcher
2019“Age, class, and race portrayal in Disney animated films from 1937–2019,” research assistant for Jessica Zurcher
2018“Does time spent using social media impact mental health?: An eight year longitudinal study,” research assistant for Jessica Zurcher
2018“Visual attention and body region dissatisfaction among males,” research assistant for Kevin John
2018“Rural use of social media in crisis situations,” research assistant for Clark Callahan
  
 Teaching
Spring 2020Adjunct Instructor, Brigham Young University, Department of Communications, COMMS 307: Fundamentals of Communications Action 
Winter 2020Teaching/lab assistant, Brigham Young University, Department of Communications, COMMS 319: Research in Communication 
 Winter 2019Adjunct Instructor, Brigham Young University, Department of Communications, COMMS 313: Media Design & Graphics (two sections)
  
 Substituted Lectures
Fall 2019COMMS 628: Computer-Mediated Communication. Brigham Young University. Dr. Scott Church, instructor. Invited to teach a graduate class on writing literature reviews.
  
 Funding
2020Department of Communication, UCSB, full funding
2020Wendell J. Ashton Communications Research Endowed Professorship Grant
2019-2020Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarship and stipend
2018-2020School of Communications, Brigham Young University, half tuition
  
 Honors and Distinctions
2020Top student paper award, Mass Communication Division, National Communication Association
2019First place, 3 Minute Thesis competition, College of Fine Arts & Communication, Brigham Young University
2012Phi Eta Sigma, Brigham Young University
  
 Professional Memberships
2020National Communication Association
2020International Communication Association
2019International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity
  
 Citizenship
2020Reviewer, Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking
2020Reviewer, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies
2020Reviewer, National Communication Association 2020 conference, Mass Communication Division.
2020Chair, International Communication Association. Chaired the health communications panel (May 2020).
2019-2020Editor, Intuition: BYU’s Undergraduate Academic Journal of Psychology
2019-2020Reviewer, Intuition: BYU’s Undergraduate Academic Journal of Psychology
2015-2016Senior Editor, Aperture: Journal of Media Arts
2015-2016Editor, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
2015-2016Editor, Schwa: Language and Linguistics
  
 Work Experience
2020Graduate Research assistant, Amy Gonzales, UC Santa Barbara
2018-2020Graduate research assistant, Scott Church, Clark Callahan, Jessica Zurcher, Kevin John, Brigham Young University
2017-PresentFreelance writer, researcher, and editor (FluentU, Delicious Everyday, Lifestyle Therapy Coach, Ascent Family Therapy, Chegg)
2016-2017Research assistant, Andrew Reed, Department of Religious Education, Brigham Young University
2016-2017Academic publishing editor, BYU Studies
  
 Community Involvement
2019–2020United Way, Computer lab mentor for adult English language learners
2013, 2017Girls Empowered, Mentor for teen girls