Stephen Banning

Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor, Advertising

Bradley Hall 200
309-677-2375
sbanning@bradley.edu

Biography

Stephen A. Banning researches media effects focusing on the third-person effect, agenda setting and persuasion. Banning has published over thirty peer reviewed scholarly articles in journals including American Behavioral ScientistJournalism and Mass Communication QuarterlyMass Communication & SocietyNewspaper Research JournalCommunication QuarterlyCommunication Research ReportsVisual Communication QuarterlyJournalism History,Journal of Applied CommunicationAmerican Journalism, Public Relations Review and Journal of Advertising Education. Banning worked professionally in radio, television, public relations and advertising before coming to academia. He currently teaches advertising courses in addition to research methods and media theory. He reviews for a number of scholarly journals and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic MediaMass Communication & Society and Journal of Computer Mediated Communication.