Dr. Adam Earnheardt

Professor

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Professor, Department of Communication
Special Assistant to the Provost

Education

  • Ph.D.: Kent State University
  • M.S.: Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S.: Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Select Publications

  • Columnist for Mahoning Matters (Google-McClatchy "Compass Project) (March 2020 - present).
  • Weekly columnist for The Vindicator and Tribune-Chronicle newspapers (July 2014 - present).
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2021). Social Media: Influencers and Listeners (pp.381-403). In T. R. Flynn, J. R. Smith, & M. F. Walsh, Integrated Marketing Communication: A Consumer-Centric Approach for the Digital Era.
  • McGuire, J., Armfield, G., & Earnheardt, A. C. (2020). ESPN and the Changing Sports Media Landscape: Communication, Sport, and Society Series. Peter Lang.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & O’Neill, D. J. (2017). The modern communicator: Applications and strategies for interpersonal communication, group communication, and public speaking (3rd ed). Dubuque, IA: Great River Learning/Kendall Hunt.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2016). Ohio networks: Roots in community, culture and communication. Ohio Communication Journal.
  • O’Neill, D. J., & Earnheardt, A. C. (2016). Public speaking in the age of technology. Dubuque, IA: Great River Learning.
  • McGuire, J., Armfield, G., & Earnheardt, A. C. (2015). The ESPN effect: Exploring the worldwide leader in sports.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2015). The end of men and the rise of women: Book review. The Electronic Journal of Communication, 25(1/2).
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2015). Afterword: Challenging the worldwide leader in sports. In J. McGuire, G. Armfield & A. C. Earnheardt (Eds.) The ESPN Effect (pp. 265-271). Peter Lang.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2014). On becoming a prosocial media sports fan. Spectra, 50(3), 18-22.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., Haridakis, P. M., & Hugenberg, B. (Eds.) (2012). Sports fans, identity and socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium. New York, NY: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2010). Exploring sports television viewers’ judgments of athletes’ antisocial behaviors. International Journal of Sport Communication, 3(2), 167-189.
  • O’Neill, D. J., & Earnheardt, A. C. (2009). The modern communicator: Applications and strategies for interpersonal communication, group communication, and public speaking. Dubuque, IA: Great River Technologies/Kendall Hunt.
  • Spinda, J. S. W., Earnheardt, A. C., & Hugenberg, L. W. (2009). Checkered flags and mediated friendships: Parasocial interaction among NASCAR fans. Journal of Sports Media, 4(2), 31-55.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Haridakis, P. M. (2009). An examination of fan-athlete interaction: Fandom, parasocial interaction, and identification. Ohio Communication Journal, 47, 27-53.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Earnheardt, M. B. (2008). Teaching cultural diversity through geocaching. In B. S. Hugenberg & L. W. Hugenberg (Eds.), Teaching ideas for the basic communication course, 12. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., Earnheardt, M. B., & Rubin, R. B. (2008) Development and test of an internet search and evaluation measure. Ohio Communication Journal, 46, 45-72.
  • Hugenberg, L. W., Haridakis, P. M., & Earnheardt A. C. (Eds.) (2008). Sports mania: Essays on sports fandom in the 21st century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Haridakis, P. M. (2008). Exploring fandom and motives for viewing televised sports. In L. W. Hugenberg, P. Haridakis, & A. C. Earnheardt (Eds.), Sports mania: Essays on sports fandom in the 21st century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press. pp. 158-171.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2008). Judging athlete behaviors. Exploring possible predictors of television viewer judgments of athlete anti-social behaviors. Saarbruecken, Germany: VDM.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2007). Geocaching in the basic course: Teaching group roles and phases of group development. In B. S. Hugenberg & L. W. Hugenberg (Eds.), Teaching ideas for the basic communication course, 11. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. pp. 147-154.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2012). Morse code. Encyclopedia of Global Studies (Vol. 3, pp. 1188-1189) & Telephone. Encyclopedia of Global Studies (Vol. 4, pp. 1627-1628). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2011). Ohio. Encyclopedia of Social Networks (Vol. 2, pp. 673-675). Pennsylvania. Encyclopedia of Social Networks (Vol. 2, pp. 698-699). Sports networks. Encyclopedia of Social Networks (Vol. 2, pp. 811-817). Fan networks. Encyclopedia of Social Networks (Vol. 1, pp. 286-289). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Earnheardt, A. C. (2011). Baltimore Ravens. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (Vol. 1, pp. 115-116). Media audience. (Vol. 2, pp. 876-878). Motive typologies of the sports fan. (Vol. 2, pp. 928-930). Super Bowl. (Vol. 4, pp. 1508-1511). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Pflugh, C. (2011). Pittsburgh Penguins. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (Vol. 3, pp. 1116-1118). National Hockey League. (Vol. 3, pp. 961-965).Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Tyus, J. L. (2011). Cleveland Indians. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (Vol. 1, pp. 222-223). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Tyus, J. L., & Earnheardt, A. C. (2011). Cleveland Browns. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (Vol. 1, pp. 218-220). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Earnheardt, A. C., & Villers, M. (2011). New England Patriots. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (Vol. 3, pp. 975-977). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Awards

  • 2016 – Diversity Leadership Award
  • 2016 – Watson Merit Award
  • 2015 – National Communication Association, Mass Communication Division – Service Award
  • 2013 – National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Distinguished Member (Youngstown State)
  • 2012 – Outstanding Young Professional Award (Kent State University)
  • 2012 – Smith-Murphy Award for Outstanding Teaching (Youngstown State)
  • 2011 – Student Services Award (Youngstown State)
  • 2010 – Mentor of the Year Award (Youngstown State)
  • 2009 – Distinguished Professor for Public Service (Youngstown State)
  • 2009 – Mahoning Valley Professionals -Top 5 MVP Award and 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
  • 2007 – Outstanding Dissertation Award (Kent State University)
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Dr. Adam C Earnheardt

Professor

Communication

Bliss Hall 2013

phone: (330) 941-1845

acearnheardt@ysu.edu

www.adamearn.com