Dr. Nicole Maurantonio

Associate Professor



Stevens, L. & Maurantonio, N. (published online, print forthcoming). “Black Twitter Asks Rachel: Racial Identity Theft in `Post-Racial’ America.” Howard Journal of Communications

Maurantonio, N. (published online, print forthcoming). “`Reason to Hope’?: The White Savior Myth and Progress in `Post-Racial’ America.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.

Maurantonio, N. (2015). “Material Rhetoric, Public Memory, and the Post-It Note.” Southern Communication Journal, 80 (2): 83-101. Lead Article.

Maurantonio, N. (2014). “Remembering Rodney King: Myth, Racial Reconciliation, and Civil Rights History.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 91 (4): 740-755.

Maurantonio, N. (2014). “`That Photo’: Journalism and Bearing Witness to History.” Western Journal of Communication, 78 (4): 500-52

Maurantonio, N. (2014). “Archiving the Visual: The Promises and Pitfalls of Digital Newspaper Archives.” Media History, 20 (1): 88-102.

Maurantonio, N. (2012). “Standing By: Police Paralysis, Race, and the 1964 Philadelphia Riots.” Journalism History, 38 (2): 110-121.

Maurantonio, N. (2012). “Entangled Webs: “Forensic Facticity” and the Construction of Police Work.” The Communication Review, 15 (1): 1-20. Lead Article.

Maurantonio, N. (2008). “`Justice for Daniel Faulkner’?: History, Memory, and Police Identity.” Journal of Communication Inquiry, 32 (1): 43-59.


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 2008

B.A., University of Virginia 2001

Contact Information

402-I Weinstein Hall
(804) 289-8267

Areas of Expertise

Public memory
U.S. media history
Race and representation
Qualitative research methods