Shannon E. Martin
Research and Creative Interests
- Public access to government-held information; Intellectual property
- orphan works
- blind donors
- Ph.D. Mass Communication, University of North Carolina,1993;
- Master of Arts in Journalism, Indiana University,1987;
- Master of Library Science, Archives & Record Management, Indiana University, 2017;
- Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Indiana University,1974.
- Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, 2013 to 2016;
- Professor, of Journalism, Indiana University, 2008-present;
- Professor, Department of Communication & Journalism, University of Maine,2001-2008;
- Associate Professor, School of Communication, Information and Library Science, Rutgers,1993-2001;
- Devan Ray Donaldson, Allison McClanahan, Leif Christiansen, Laura Bell, Mikala Narlock, Shannon Martin, Haley Suby, “Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative: A Case Study,” International Journal of Digital Curation, (2018) 13 (1) 502.
- Fortunato, J. and Martin, S. “The Intersection of Agenda-Setting, the Media Environment, and Election Campaign Laws,” Journal of Information Policy, Vol. 6 (2016), pp. 129-153.
- Martin, S. Social Media and Participatory Democracy: Public Notice and the World Wide Web. (New York: Peter Lang, 2014).
- Martin, S. Freedom of Information: News the Media Use. (New York: Peter Lang, 2008).
- Cook, R. & Martin, S. Post-Vietnam Confrontations: U.S. Wars and the Media in Primary Documents. (Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2005)
- Martin S., & Copeland, D. (eds) The Function of Newspapers in Society: A Global Perspective, (Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2003).
- Martin, S. & Hansen, K. Newspapers of Record in a Digital Age: From Hot Type to Hot Link, (Westport, Conn: Praeger, 1998).
- Martin, S. Bits, Bytes and Big Brother: Federal Information Control In The Technological Age. (Westport, Conn.:Praeger, 1995).
- Martin, S. and Benko, K., “Forming FOIA: The Influence of Editors and Publishers on the Freedom of Information Act,” Media History Monographs 14:1 (2011-2012) http://facstaff.elon.edu/dcopeland/mhm/mhmjour14-1.pdf.
- Martin, S. and Lanosga, G., “The Historical and Legal Underpinnings of Access to Public Documents,” American Law Library Journal, Vol. 102, No. 4, Fall 2010, pp.2010-2035.
- Martin, S. and Rabina, D., “National Security, Individual Privacy and Public Access to Government-held Information,” Information & Communications Technology Law, 18:1, March 2009, p. 13.
- Martin, S. and Brophy, J. “Industries’ Proprietary Information and the States’ Freedom of Access Laws,” South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 58 No. 4, Summer 2007, p. 831-853.
- Martin, S. “USA Military Interventions During the 1980s and 1990s and Military Media Pooling,” Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2006, pp.601-616.
- Journalism Training for Tanzanian Journalists, Primary Investigator, USAID, 2008, $183,000 to support research and six journalists in summer training on UMaine campus.
- Fulbright Senior Scholar, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2002-2003 (full support).
- International Research and Education Exchange (IREX) Internet Training for Reporters in Bosnia-Herzegovina, May 2000.
- American Society of Newspaper Editors’ Journalism Education Excellence Fellowship, Summer 1999.