Dr. Temple Northup, Associate Professor of Communication, Director of Jack J. Valenti School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Jack J. Valenti School of CommunicationFACULTY WEBSITE
Areas of expertise
- Psychological Effects of the Media
- Implicit Attitudes and Memory
- Attitude Change
- Multimedia Storytelling
- New Faculty Research Award – the University of Houston. Recipient of a university-wide faculty research award to fund a research project.
- Promising Professor Award – Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2011). Recognized by the Mass Communication and Society Division as the top recipient for this national prize.
- Roy H. Park Doctoral Fellowship – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication (2009-2011). Recipient of the prestigious fellowship while studying at the University of North Carolina.
- William Francis Clingman, Jr. Ethics Award – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication (2010). Received award recognizing my commitment to research and teaching that relates to media ethics.
- Future Faculty Fellowship Program – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Center for Faculty Excellence (2009). One of 25 graduate students selected from the entire UNC graduate population to receive this fellowship, which were given to those who demonstrated great potential for success in the educational field.
- Arendt, F., Northup, T., & Camaj, L. (2017, online first). Selective exposure and news media brands: Implicit and explicit attitudes as predictors of news choice. Media Psychology.
- Parrott, S., Carpentier, F., & Northup, T. (2017, online first). A Test of Interactive Narrative as a Tool Against Prejudice. Howard Journal of Communication.
- Northup, T. (2017). The Ironic Effect of Covering Health: Conflicting News Stories Contribute to Fatalistic Views Toward Eating Well. International Journal of Communication & Health, 12, 26-34.
- Northup, T. & Carpentier, F.D. (2015). Michael Jordan, Michael Vick, or Michael Who?: Activating stereotypes in a complex media environment. Howard Journal of Communications, 26, 132-152.
- Arendt, F., & Northup, T. (2015). Effects of Long-term Exposure to News
Stereotypes on Implicit and Explicit Attitudes. International Journal of Communication, 9, 2370-2390.
- Northup, T. (2014). Understanding the relationship between television use and unhealthy eating: The mediating role of fatalistic views of eating well and nutritional knowledge. International Journal of Communication & Health, 3, 10-15.
- Carpentier, F.D., Parrott, M.S., & Northup, T. (2014). When first comes love (or lust): How romantic and sexual cues bias first impressions in online social networking. Journal of Social Psychology, 154, 423-440.
- Northup, T. (2014). Truth, lies, and packaging: How food marketing creates a false sense of health. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 3, 9-18.
- Northup, T., & Mulligan, N. (2014). Online advertisements and conceptual implicit memory: Advances in theory and methodology. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28, 66-78. doi: 10.1002/acp.2958
- Carpentier, F.D., Northup, T., & Parrott, M.S. (2013). Revisiting media priming effects of sexual depictions: Replication, extension, and consideration of sexual depiction strength. Media Psychology, 17, 34-54. doi:10.1080/15213269.2013.870045
More publications in CV below.
- None available.
Grants and Funded Research
- Univision (2016) – Awarded $5,000 toward creating the Texas Hispanic Poll.
- Headliners Foundation (2016) – Awarded $3,000 toward implementation of the Texas Hispanic Poll.
- CLASS Outreach Grant – University of Houston (2014). Awarded $1,989 to continue working on documentary project in order to submit an NEH Media Production grant.
- Teaching Innovation Program – University of Houston (2014). Awarded $38,838 to develop new courses and purchase the hardware to integrate iPads into the curriculum.
- Mini-Grant Award – Humanities Texas (2014). Recipient of $1,500 grant to aid in a “Food Matters” film festival and panel talk.
- Small Grants Award – University of Houston (2013). Recipient of $3,000 grant to secure the rental of eye-tracking equipment.
- AEJMC-Knight Bridge Grant – The Knight Foundation (2012). Recipient of $8,000 grant to create interactive website featuring content generated in my documentary filmmaking course.
- New Faculty Research Award – University of Houston (2012). Recipient of universitywide faculty research award of $6,000.
- Provost Travel Award – University of Houston (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016). Recipient of award from Provost’s office to support travel to conferences.
- Promising Professor Award – Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2011). Recognized by the Mass Communication and Society Division