Pamela C. Laucella, Ph.D., is an associate professor, Forum Fellow, faculty mentor, and academic director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI. Dr. Laucella has moderated numerous panels and supervised students at major sporting events like the Women’s Final Four and the Indianapolis 500, editing articles for sites like the NCAA, Turner Sports, and the Indianapolis Star. At IUPUI, she has taught “Sports, Scandals and Society,” “Race, Gender and the Media,” “Media Coverage of Sports,” “Issues in Sports Journalism,” and “Media Management.” She has received one Trustees Teaching Award and has won several top paper awards at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. She has presented at conferences in journalism, sociology, history, and communication, and has published research in peer-reviewed national and international journals, including Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Sports Media, and International Journal of Sport Communication.
Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games (author) Strategic Sport Communication (co-author) “Arthur Ashe, Privacy and the Media: An analysis of newspaper journalists’ coverage of his AIDS announcement,” International Journal of Sport Communication, 2008. “Perfect 10 v. Visa, MasterCard, et al: A full frontal assault on copyright enforcement in digital media or a slippery slope diverted?” Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property, 2008. “The juxtaposition of sport communication: Defining the field of sport communication,” International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2007.
Second place Faculty Paper Award in Minorities and Communication Division, AEJMC National Conference, August 2008. Alan Bussel Award/Kappa Tau Alpha Award for top student paper in Minorities and Communication Division at AEJMC’s National Conference, August 2002.
Coordinator presentation by ESPN’s Steve Lavin, an event co-sponsored by IU’s School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation and IU’s School of Journalism, 2008. Panelist for Exploring Your Options. Presented information on majors and answered students’ questions on courses, opportunities and careers, 2007.