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Jane Marcellus


Story by Tyler Channell, Garrett Hinners, Emily Neal and Daniel Scroggins David Lavery, known for his cultural studies of television shows as varied as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Game of Thrones,” was remembered Thursday as a devoted academic and a caring teacher by students and colleagues. Lavery, a professor at MTSU since 1993, died …

By Melinda Lorge Contributing writer The suburban life, neighborhood gossip and 1960s family structure of the American Movie Classics’ television drama “Mad Men” were familiar to Jane Marcellus’ childhood. These familiarities led the journalism professor to feel a connection to the program that was later expressed in co-writing the nonfiction book“Mad Men and Working Women.” …