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College of Information and Communications


Faculty and Staff

Carmen Maye, J.D., Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
E-mail: cmaye@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-3301
Fax: 803-777-4103
Office:

School of Journalism and Mass Communications
800 Sumter Street, Room 330
Columbia, SC 29208

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Education

B.A., University of North Carolina
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law

Background

Before law school, Carmen Maye worked in public relations and advertising, most recently for a major South Carolina healthcare provider. She also has experience in employee communications, telecommunications marketing and sports information. 

Research

Maye's research interests include the law of commercial speech and the role of visual communications in shaping public policy.

Teaching

Maye, who teaches courses in media law and advertising,  believes students' classroom experience should inform their roles as both members of the workforce and society

Recent Publications

Moore, R.L., Maye, C., and Collins, E.L. (2011). Advertising and public relations law (2nd ed.), Mahwah, NJ: Taylor & Francis.

Maye, C. (Updated 2012). The law and creativity: Making sure your great idea is a good idea. In Creative Strategy in Advertising (pp. 274-289). (Drewniany, B.L. and Jewler, A.J., Eds). Wadsworth.

Telleen, M., Maye, C. and Collins, E. (2012, August). Surveying the post-apocalyptic landscape: Campaign-finance reform and free speech after citizens united. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.

Maye, C. (2011, August). What path, advertising framing? Tracing the travels of framing through the advertising journals, 1996-2010. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO. 

Maye, C. (2010, August). The fetus, the football game and the First Amendment: How Roe v. Wade possibly beget Justice Harry A. Blackmun’s free-speech jurisprudence. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO. 

Service

Board of Directors, Columbia Design League, an affiliate of the Columbia Museum of Art.

Personal

Away from the office, Maye enjoys tennis and cooking.