According to a study of political advertising for the 2016 Iowa caucuses led by Associate Professor Jay Newell, the candidates who spent more on TV ads generally received more support on caucus night, but this does not suggest a candidate can buy an election.
Joel Geske, associate professor in advertising, is the first recipient of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship made possible by Iowa State alumna, Denise Essman (marketing, 1973). The inaugural Faculty Fellowship rewards an advertising professor who has demonstrated excellence in their profession.
“Social Media and Political Campaigning Around the World” addresses the complexities of social media content, its use and the effects on political campaigns, both in the United States and internationally.
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) August 6-9 in Washington, D.C. and its accompanying preconferences.
As the Temerlin Research Fellow at Southern Methodist University’s Temerlin Advertising Institute for Education and Research, Associate Professor Jay Newell set out to define the STEM-focused skill set necessary for new ad grads.
Dara Wald and Michael Dahlstrom, both Greenlee School faculty, and Kathleen Hunt of the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies are leading a group that’s exploring how public perceptions of scientific credibility “hinder effective communication, science-based decision-making and efforts to address society’s greatest challenges.”
Through a split appointment of the Greenlee School and Department of English, Novotny Lawrence will address teaching, research and service in areas including diversity, media and society and documentary.