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Ron Allman

Professor of Journalism
Coordinator of Journalism & Media

Crestview Hall 117
Phone: (812) 941-2381
rallman@ius.edu

Biography

Publications

  • “Visual Communication,” 2nd Edition book, Kendall Hunt, Dubuque, IA, 2019
  • “Designing to Communicate,” revised book chapter in “Creative Strategy in Advertising,” 10e edition, Bonnie L. Drewniany and A. Jerome Jewler, Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA, 2011
  • “Student Newspaper — The Horizon” and “Risky Business: Sex, alcohol, and Health Issues,” book chapters in “College Success Guide,” Fifth Edition, Donna Dahlgren, Hayden-McNeil, Plymouth, MI, 2011
  • “Family Album,” book, First Baptist Church of Jeffersonville / Short Run Printing, Scottsdale, AZ, 2010
  • “Edgar D. Whitcomb,” book chapter in “Biographical Directory of Indiana Governors,” James E. St. Clair and Linda Gugin, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN, 2005
  • “The Shyness Workbook: 30 Days to Effectively Dealing with Shyness,” book design, photography and editing for Bernardo J. Carducci’s workbook, Research Press, 2005
  • “The Benefits of Strategies for Dealing With Shyness for Journalism Students,” The Kentucky Journal of Communication, Volume 21, Number 1, Spring 2002, pp. 57-65
  • “Fighting Words: The History of the Media in South Carolina,” book design and photography for Patricia G. McNeely’s comprehensive work, South Carolina Press Association, 1998
  • “The Palmetto Press: The History of South Carolina’s Newspapers and the Press Association,” book design, editing, web publication and photography for Patricia G. McNeely’s follow-up book on South Carolina media history, South Carolina Press Association, 1998

Presentations and Papers

  • “Problems with Shooting Video for the Web,” Society of Professional Journalists workshop, Feb. 17, 2007
  • “Hate Online: A Content Analysis,” presented at the IU Southeast Social Sciences colloquium, February 2002
  • “The Effects of Media Coverage of the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial: Pre- and Post-Trial Issue Salience and Role of Expert Sources,” written with Robert Pyle and Lowndes Stephens, Chicago, 1997; AEJMC Convention
  • “Minorities and Computer Bulletin Boards: Empowerment through Electronic Communication,” Austin, TX, 1994; Texas Student Scholars Project

Creative Work

Magazine Cover Design
  • Today’s Woman magazine, January 2001
  • Today’s Woman magazine, March 2001
  • Today’s Woman magazine, September 2001
  • Today’s Woman magazine, September 2002
  • Today’s Woman magazine, October 2002
  • Today’s Woman magazine, December 2002
  • Today’s Woman magazine, September 2003, Second Place, Cover Design, Louisville Metro Society of Professional Journalists
  • Today’s Woman magazine, June 2004
  • Today’s Woman magazine, July 2005, Silver Award, Women’s Regional Publications of America
Logo Design
  • HER (Honoring Excellent Role Models) Awards, January 2001
  • WOW (Women Offering Wisdom) Breast Cancer Awareness, September 2001
  • IU Southeast International Festival, Fall 2003
  • Business Careers in Entertainment Club, Bloomington, Indiana, Fall 2004
  • Baptist Church, Shelby, North Carolina, Fall 2005
  • Wares of the World logo, September 2006
  • International Programs logo, September 2006
  • Italian American Psychology Assembly logo, September 2007
  • SuperGirls, Inc., February 2009
  • Jeffersonville Canal District logo design contest, March 2010
Website Design
  • IU Southeast Journalism Program, 2002
  • Shyness Research Institute, 2002–2011
  • Italian-American Association of Louisville, 2005–2015
  • First Baptist Church of Jeffersonville, 2008–present
  • Italian American Psychology Assembly, 2008–2010

Academic Background

  • Masters

    • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States
    • Master of Arts, Major in Journalism, Minor in Psychology
  • Bachelors

    • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States
    • Bachelor of Journalism, Major in Journalism / Magazine

Professional Interests

Teaching

Visual Communication, Communication Law, Journalism Ethics, Mass Communications, Creative Advertising, Photojournalism

Research

Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Online Communication, Virtual Communities, Journalism Ethics

Teaching Resource Websites

Campus Events

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

September 23rd, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

September 23rd, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

September 25th, 2020

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

CANCELED: SGA Meeting

CANCELED: SGA Meeting

September 25th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

September 25th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Volleyball vs. Asbury University

Volleyball vs. Asbury University

September 25th, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

Why Voting Matters to Me Discussion Panel

September 28th, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

September 29th, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

Virtual Town Hall: Author Dr. Dianne Glave

September 29th, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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