Home / About the Cronkite School / Cronkite Faculty and Leadership / Cronkite Faculty / Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, Associate Professor

Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, Associate Professor

Email: bramlett@asu.edu
Office: Room 469
Phone: 602.496.3678

Curriculum Vitae

News Writing, JMC 201
Reporting, JMC 301
Race, Gender & Media, MCO 460
Mass Communication Theory, MCO 520
Media & Society, MCO 120
Journalism Ethics & Diversity, JMC 366
Mass Communication History, MCO 418

Associate Professor Sharon Bramlett-Solomon
Sharon Bramlett-Solomon is an associate professor in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where she also holds a past appointment as the Lincoln Center of Applied Ethics Professor of Media and Culture. She has received numerous teaching, research and service-award recognitions. Her professional background includes newspapers, public relations and radio, including reporting for the Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Louisville Courier-Journal.

She has taught many courses in the Cronkite School, including news writing, advanced news reporting, media and society, ethics and diversity, and a mass media theory graduate course. She currently teaches Race, Gender & Media and Mass Communication History courses.

Bramlett-Solomon’s research focuses on audience effects in media depiction of race and social class. She has published and presented more than 100 scholarly papers in this area, as well as articles on media and aging, and online news diffusion. Her articles have appeared in numerous prominent scholarly journals, including Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Newspaper Research Journal, Southwestern Journal of Communication, Mass Communication & Society, the Howard Journal of Communication, Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, and the Journal of Children and Media.

In addition to numerous published book chapters, her work also has appeared in popular magazines and newspapers. She is a recipient of the Barry Bingham Fellowship from the National Conference of Editorial Writers Foundation, awarded annually to a journalism educator dedicated to advancing diversity in college-journalism education. She is also recipient of the Professor the Year Award from the Newspaper Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.