Steve Rockwell
CB RM# 288
Contact Professor
Ph: (251) 380-2801
Steve Rockwell
Associate Professor, Department of Communication

Research Interests

  • Media effects
  • Technology policy
  • Factors influencing user involvement with new communication technologies



Rockwell, S.C. (2012, August). Ghostbusting in the Research Methods Classroom. Communication Currents, 7(4).

Rockwell, S. C. (2012). Ghost Hunting as a Means to Illustrate Scientific Methodology and Enhance Critical Thinking. Communication Teacher, 26(3), 158-162.

Rockwell, S.C. (Co-Producer, Director of Photography, Co-Editor). (2009). Triptych [Feature Length Motion Picture Production]. Mobile, AL: University of South Alabama. May, 2009.

Rockwell, S. (2007). The digital future of children's broadcasting. In J.A. Bryant & J. Bryant (Eds.; 2007). The children's television community: Institutional, critical, social system, and network analyses. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Rockwell, S. C., & Singleton, L. A. (2007). The effect of the modality of presentation of streaming multimedia on information acquisition. Media Psychology, 9(1), 179-191.

Singleton, L. & Rockwell, S. C. (2003) Silent Voices: Contrasting the FCC 'media voices' standard for limiting local radio-television cross-ownership with a national survey of local television news and public affairs programming. Communication Law and Policy, Vol. 8: 385-403.

Rockwell, S. C. & Singleton, L. (2002). The effects of computer anxiety and communication apprehension on the adoption and utilization of the Internet. Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication. April, 2002.

For more of Dr. Rockwell's publications, please see his CV.


Teaching courses both traditionally and via distance technologies in research methods, new communication technologies, digital film and television production, media theory, video editing and special effects and media effects.