2019 AEJMC conference faculty appearances

Faculty of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication will serve on panels and moderate sessions at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Aug. 7-10 in Toronto and its preconference on Aug. 6. The theme of this year’s conference is “Investing in Our Futures.”

AEJMC is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals from around the globe. The Association’s mission is to advance education, foster scholarly research, cultivate better professional practice and promote the free flow of communication. Its annual conference features sessions on teaching, research and public service in the various components of journalism and mass communication – from advertising and public relations to electronic and online journalism to media management and newspapers.

See a schedule of Greenlee School appearances below:

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Preconference Session ¬– “So You’ve Decided to Earn a Ph.D., Now What? A Step-by-step Guide to Grad School and Early Career Development, From the Dissertation to the Job Hunt (Academic or Industry) to Getting Published and Beyond”: Jan Lauren Boyles, panelist

Wednesday, Aug. 7

AEJMC Business Session – Task Force on Careers Committee Meeting: Angela Powers, moderator

PF&R Panel Session – “The Promise and Perils of Open Data”: Jan Lauren Boyles, moderator

Research Project Session – 2019 Creative Research Project Competition: Sherry Berghefer, judge

AEJMC Business Session – AEJMC Presidential Task Force on Careers: Final Report and Recommendations for Actions: Angela Powers, panelist

Thursday, Aug. 8

Refereed Paper Session – Top Papers in Newspaper and Online News Division: Jan Lauren Boyles, discussant

Friday, Aug. 9

Research Panel Session – “Creating a Winning Research Grant Application and Interim Project Reports”: Daniela Dimitrova, moderator (2019 Senior Scholar Project, “Terrorists, Migrants or Asylum Seekers? Understanding the Media Framing of Refugees”)

Social – Hosted by Iowa State University, Texas Tech University, University of Kansas and West Virginia University

Saturday, Aug. 9

AEJMC Training Session – Vice Heads (Program Chairs): Jan Lauren Boyles, moderator

View the complete AEJMC conference schedule.