The following is a list of referred conference presentations, beginning with the most recent:

Smith, L.R. (2017, March). My story, their Story: A self-presentation comparison of athlete and media Instagram feeds. Presented at the annual Summit of the International Association for Communication and Sport, Phoenix, AZ.

Smith, L.R., Pegoraro, A., & Cruikshank, S.A. (2017, March). Tweet, retweet, favorite: The impact of Twitter use on enjoyment while watching sports. Presented at the annual Summit of the International Association for Communication and Sport, Phoenix, AZ.

MacArthur, P.J., Angelini, J. R., Smith, L.R, & Billings, A.C. (2016, April). The Thin Line Between Masculinity and Skate: Primetime Narratives of Male Figure Skaters on the CBC and NBC Primetime 2014 Winter Olympic Broadcasts. Presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcasting Education Association, Las Vegas, NV. 2nd place paper award.

MacArthur, P.J., Angelini, J.R., Billings, A.C., & Smith, L.R. (2015, November). The dwindling winter Olympic divide between male and female athletes: The NBC broadcast network's primetime coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games. Presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Angelini, J.R., MacArthur, P.J., Billings, A.C., & Smith, L.R. (2015, August). Nationalism in the United States and Canadian primetime broadcast coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA.

MacArthur, P.J., Angelini, J.R., Billings, A.C., & Reichart Smith, L.M.(2015, April). The Canadian state of mind: Coverage of men and women athletes in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporationss primetime broadcast of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Game. To be presented at the annual meeting of BEA, Las Vegas, NV. Second Place Paper, Gendered Studies Division.

Reichart Smith, L.M., Hull, K., & Schmittel, A. (2015, March). Fat Guys Need Love Too: Examining Reactions to Prince Fielder and ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue.' To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Pegoraro, A. (2015, March). So Much for That Hashtag...#F***Canada: Analyzing the Agenda Set on Twitter During the 2014 USA v Canada Olympic Hockey Games. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Clavio, G., Reichart Smith, L.M., Burch, L., Zimmerman, Z., & Schmittel, A. (2015, March). Sports Journalists, Twitter, and Audiences: Examining the Effects of Gender on Interaction Attempts. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Sanderson, J., Reichart Smith, L.M., & Stilwell, M. (2015, March). If We Lose It's Your Ass: Managing Social Identity Threats After an Athlete is Outed for His Behavior on Twitter. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Carvalho, J.P., & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2015, March). The Press Agentry of Christy Walsh: Jazz Age Sports Public Relations Within Two Emerging Professions. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Stilwell, M., & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2015, March). She Had It Coming? Examining the Framing of Janay Rice's Response. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

MacArthur, P.J., Angelini, J.R., Reichart Smith, L.M., & Billings, A.C. (2015, March). Gendered Riders on the Sochi Storm: NBC's Depiction of Men and Women Snowboarders During the 2014 Olympic Games. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Stilwell, M., Zimmerman, M., & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2015, March). Where Do They Land and Why Do We Care? Examining Maladaptive Parasocial Behavior to Football National Signing Day 2015. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Marsh, S., Reichart Smith, L.M., & Pegoraro, A. (2015, March). Kiss, Kiss, Johnny Who? Analyzing Athlete Descriptions from the 2014 NFL Draft. To be presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, Charlotte, NC.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Cruikshank, S.A. (2014). Enjoyment in 140 characters: Examining the impact of Twitter on the enjoyment of football. Presented at the annual meeting of AEJMC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Sanderson, J. (2014). I'm going to Instagram it!: An analysis of athlete self-presentation on Instagram. Presented at the annual meeting of AEJMC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2014, April). The Blade Runner: The discourses surrounding Oscar Pistorius in the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Presented at the annual meeting of Southern States Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Reichart Smith, L.M.. (2014, March). An Analysis of the Visual Production of Gender on the Web During the 2012 Olympic Games. Presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, New York, NY.

Hull, K., Reichart Smith, L.M., & Schmittel, A. (2014, March). Form or Function? A Five-Year Examination of ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue. Presented at the International Association for Communication & Sport, New York, NY.

Angelini, J., Billings, A.C., MacArthur, P., Bissell, K.,& Reichart Smith, L.M. (2013, November). Competing Separately, Medalling Equally: Racial Depictions of Athletes in NBC's Primetime Broadcast of the 2012 London Olympic Games. To be presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.

Billings, A.C., Angelini, J.R., MacArthur, P.J., Reichart Smith, L.M., & Vincent, J. (2013, Aug). Fanfare for the American: NBC's primetime telecast of the 2012 London Olympiad. To be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C. Top Paper

Billings, A.C., Angelini, J.R., MacArthur, P.J., Bissell, K., Reichart Smith, L.M, & Brown, N. (2013, Aug). Where the differences really reside: The 'big five' sports featured in NBC's 2012 London primetime Olympic telecast. To be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2013, June). Visualizing London: Analyzing Gender and Race on International Websites During the 2012 Olympics. To be presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, London.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Smith, K.D. (2013, April). Identity in Twitter's hashtag culture: A sports media consumption case study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Southern States Communication Association, Louisville, KY.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Smith, K.D. (2013, April). Can You Tell me How to get to the Virtual Watercooler? An Analysis of Election Night Conversations on Twitter. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Southern States Communication Association, Louisville, KY.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Brantley, B. (2013, Feb). Natural Athletes and Born Leaders: An Analysis of Racial Bias in the 2012 NFL Draft. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Communication & Sport, Austin, TX. Distinguished Paper.

Billings, A.C., Angelini, J.R., Reichart Smith, L., Bissell, K., & MacArthur, J.A. (2013, Feb.). (Re)calling London: The gender frame agenda within NBC's primetime broadcast of the 2012 Olympics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Communication & Sport, Austin, TX. Distinguished Paper.

Billings, A.C., Bissell, K.B., Reichart Smith, L.M., Brown,N. (2012). Where the Boys and Girls Are; Where the Boys and Girls "Should" Be: Attitudes about Sport Gender-Typing. Paper presented at the meeting of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, New Orleans, LA.

Reichart Smith, L.M. & Cooley, S.C. (2012). Touchdown! A Pilot Study of Fantasy Football and Enjoyment Using the Disposition Theory of Sports Spectatorship. Work-in-progress paper presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, NV.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2012). Fantasy Enjoyment: Expanding the Disposition Theory of Sports Spectatorship to Fantasy Sports. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

Smith, K.D., & Reichart Smith, L.M.(2012). Officially, Unofficially: How the Colbert Super PAC Changes the Landscape of the Influence of Political Action Committees. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Top Paper Award.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2012). Up Against the Boards: A Visual Analysis of the Men's and Women's 2010 Olympic Ice Hockey. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Summit on Communication and Sport, Peoria, IL.

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Pierce, S. (2012). Girls Ruin Everything: An Analysis of the Framing of the Removal of Baseball and Softball from Olympic Competition. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Summit on Communication and Sport, Peoria, IL.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2011). Winning Isn't Everything: The Effect on Nationalism Bias on Enjoyment of a Mediated Sporting Event. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2011). Shoot, Score, Strip? Media Representations of Female Athletes and Their Impact on Collegiate Athletes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of theInternational Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Reichart Smith, L.M. & Smith, K.D. (2011). E-Sex-P-N: Athletic Form or Sex Appeal? An Analysis of the 2010 ESPN Magazine Body Issue. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2011). There Is No God! Examining the Negative Effects of Political Advertising. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Little Rock, AR. Top Paper, Political Communication Division

Reichart Smith, L.M., & Smith, K.D. (2011). From Using to Participating: Examining the Need for New Theory. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, Little Rock, AR.

Bissell, K. & Reichart Smith, L. M. (2010). Who Is the Loser?: A Critical Analysis of Contestant and Trainer Communication about Weight Loss on The Biggest Loser. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Denver, CO.

Bissell, K. & Reichart Smith, L. M. (2010). Let's (Not) Talk About Sex: An Analysis of the Verbal and Visual Coverage of Women's Beach Volleyball During the 2008 Olympic Games. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore.

Cooley, S.C. & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2010). International Facebook Faces: An Analysis of Self Inflicted Face-ism in Online Profile Pictures. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2010). The Less You Say: An Exploratory Study of Gender Coverage in Sports on Twitter. Paper presented at the annual convention of Broadcasting Education Association, Las Vegas. Top Student Paper Award

Reichart Smith, L.M. & Cooley, S.C. (2010). International Faces: An Examination of Face-ism on Russian and U.S. Facebook. Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Memphis, TN.

Cooley, S.C. & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2010). Presenting Me! An Examination of Self-Presentation Using Online Profile Pictures on Facebook. Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Memphis, TN.

Cooley, S.C. & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2010). No Laughing Matter: Comparing the News Agendas of the Colbert Report and the O'Reilly Factor. Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Memphis, TN.

Reichart Smith, L.M. (2009). Competing for Commentary: Examining Nationalism Bias in Women's Olympic Gymnastics. Paper presented at the annual convention of the North American Society for Sport and Social Issues, Ottawa, Canada.

Smith, K.D. & Reichart Smith, L.M. (2009). Sport Pages Equality: An Analysis of Student Newspapers. Paper presented at the annual convention of the North American Society for Sport and Social Issues, Ottawa, Canada.

Reichart, L.M. (2009). Run Faster, Train Harder, Look Sexier? Examining the Pressure Female Athletes Feel to be Sexy. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Boston, MA.

Reichart, L.M. & Cooley, S.C. (2009). Type Up, Speak Out! An Analysis of the Spiral of Silence in an Online Forum. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Boston, MA.

Bissell, K.B. & Reichart, L.M. (2009). U.S. versus Them: An Analysis of the Verbal and Visual Coverage of the 2008 Women's Olympic Beach Volleyball. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Boston, MA.

Reichart, L.M. & Smith, K.D. (2009). Friend Me, Vote for Me: The Effect of Social Networking Sites on the 2008 Election. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Boston, MA.

Reichart, L.M., & Bissell, K. (2008). Nice Dig! An Analysis of the Verbal and Visual Coverage of Men's and Women's Beach Volleyball During the 2008 Olympic Games. Paper presented at annual convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Reichart, L.M. & Cooley, S.C. (2008). Face-ism on Facebook: An Analysis of Self- Inflicted Face-ism in Online Profile Pictures. Paper presented at annual convention of the International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Reichart, L.M. (2007). Type up and Speak Out: Does the Internet Restrict the Spiral of Silence? Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Norfolk, VA. Top paper award, Mass Communication Division and Bostrom Award.

Reichart, L.M., & Smith, K.D. (2008). Will MySpace Take Me to Washington? An Analysis of the Impact of MySpace on Presidential Campaign Longevity. Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Norfolk, VA.

Dunn, R.A., Reichart, L.M., Kim, J.K., Ahn, D. & Lowrey, W. (2008). Are the News-Makers Listening? A Study of the Role Web Site Metrics Play in Newsroom Practices and Decision-Making. Paper presented at the annual convention of Southern States Communication Association, Norfolk, VA.

Reichart, L.M. (2009). Run Faster, Train Harder, Look Sexier? An Examination of the Pressure Female Athletes Feel to be Sexy. Paper presented at the annual AEJMC Midwinter Convention, Norman, OK.

Reichart, L.M. & Dunn, R.A. (2008). Is Ugly the New Beautiful? An Investigation of the Perceptions of Beauty of Young Female Viewers' of Ugly Betty. Paper presented at the annual convention of AEJMC, Chicago, IL.

Reichart, L.M. & Smith, K.D. (2008). MySpace Goes to Washington: The Use of Social Networking Sites as a Political Campaign Tool. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Popular Communication Association/American Culture Association, San Francisco, CA.

Reichart, L.M. (2008). The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A Character Analysis of the Cast of Ugly Betty. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Popular Communication Association/American Culture Association, San Francisco, CA.