Associate Professor Novotny Lawrence will present the Fall 2020 Dean’s Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. virtually on the LAS YouTube channel. The lecture, “White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ and the New Age Slave Plantation,” will discuss Jordan Peele’s horror thriller “Get Out,” demonstrating the ways in which the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics.
Dr. Mark Deuze, author of “McQuail’s Media and Mass Communication Theory,” the seminal textbook in the field, spoke to Greenlee School graduate students as a guest lecturer in Professor Daniela Dimitrova’s Fall 2020 Theories of Mass Communication course.
Jay Newell, Greenlee professor and associate director, is the 2020 recipient of the Greenlee School’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship recognizing excellence in advertising and/or public relations education. It was made possible by Iowa State alumna Denise Essman (’73 marketing) in memory of her late husband, Allen K. Essman, an alumnus, distinguished advertising professional and former instructor.
Second-year Greenlee master’s student Lexi He co-authored a paper with Professor Angela Powers on alternative and mainstream local news competition and the COVID-19 pandemic. She presented the research at the virtual AEJMC conference in August 2020.
Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication faculty and graduate students will serve on panels and moderate sessions at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Aug. 5-9.
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announced today the appointment of Michael F. Dahlstrom as the 17th director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.
Greenlee professor Daniela Dimitrova has been named the editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The publication is the flagship journal of the association and is considered a leader in scholarship for the field.
Michael Bugeja, professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, was awarded the title of Iowa State University Distinguished Professor on Sept. 23 at the University Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony.