Gina Marcello

Gina Marcello
Phone: 732-987-2268
Office Location:
A&S 204
Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday 1:45-2:15 | Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-1:30 | and by appointment

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information Studies, Media Studies
  • M.C.I.S Rutgers University, Organizational Communication
  • B.A. Rutgers College, Communication / English


  • Marcello, G. (2009). Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New perspectives on gender and gaming, edited by Yasmin B. Kafai, Carrie Heeter, Jill Denner, and Jennifer Y. Sun [book review]. Transformative Works and Cultures, no. 2.
  • Marcello, G. (2006). Media Mindfulness. In D. Macedo, & S. Steinberg (Eds.), Handbook of Critical Media Literacy. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Jewish Vocational Services (JVS), East Orange, New Jersey, 03/2001 - 2003. “Customer Service Skills for the 21st Century”. Design and develop lecture, script, textbook and video for distance learning course under a grant from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
  • Marcello-Serafin, G. (2003). The importance of media literacy curriculum assessment in substance abuse prevention: an overview. In R. Hobbs (2003). The Media Straight Up! CD-ROM and Curriculum. Harrisburg, PA: Drug Free Pennsylvania.
  • Aidman, A., Beall, M., Bozik, M. Coakley, P. Cooper, P., Daniel, A. Hefferin, Heinman, J., Morreale, S., Perry, C., Marcello-Serafin, G. (2003). Creating Competent Communicators: Activities for teaching speaking, listening, and media literacy in the k-12 classroom. Arizona: Holcomb Hathaway Publishers.
  • Kubey, R. & Marcello-Serafin, G. (2001). Evaluation of assignment media literacy: a report to the discovery channel.

Courses Taught:

  • News Writing and Reporting
  • News Editing
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Mass Media & Social Issues
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Organizational Communication

Research Area:

  • Mass Media, Convergent Journalism, Public Relations, Media Education & New Technologies

Service to the University:

  • Co-Advisor The Lion's Tale Newspaper
  • Advisor, LPE Honor Society, National Communication Association
  • Advisor, Public Relations Club

Why I Love GCU:

  • The strong sense of community.

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