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Lee reports latest research

Associate Professor Suman Lee reports two research items: Kim, B., & Lee, S. A time-series analysis for testing “integrated public diplomacy” model: Japan’s public diplomacy in the U.S. from 1996 to 2014 and its effects. ICA Public Diplomacy Interest Group. Shin, H., & Lee, S. Epidemic and risk communication: An analysis of strategic and graphic … Continue reading Lee reports latest research

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Kim reports research, teaching and service news

Assistant Professor Su Jung Kim reports the following: Research: Her second-authored paper (co-authored with Dr. Anke Wonneberger, University of Amsterdam), "TV news exposure of young people in changing viewing environments: A longitudinal, cross-national comparison using Peoplemeter data", has been published in the International Journal of Communication. One manuscript and one extended abstract have been accepted … Continue reading Kim reports research, teaching and service news

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Cozma reports paper acceptances, publications

Undergraduate Director Raluca Cozma reports the following: ICA 2017 paper acceptance: “Social media as information subsidy in the news coverage of the Syrian crisis: A cross-national analysis” co-authored with Claudia Kozman. A chapter on public interest in foreign policy leading up to the Iowa caucuses has been accepted for an edited book titled “The Presidency … Continue reading Cozma reports paper acceptances, publications

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Bugeja reports recent publications, guest lectures

Professor Michael Bugeja was a panelist in a university-wide Department Chair Workshop titled “Free Speech, Hate Speech, or Safe Speech? What the First Amendment Really Protects on a University Campus.” His proposal for the iScore conference in March was accepted, concerning how to deal with trigger warnings and microaggressions, based on his recent article in … Continue reading Bugeja reports recent publications, guest lectures

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Boyles reports research, teaching, service updates

Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles had a paper accepted this month for ICA’s preconference on "Data and the Future of Critical Social Research." Boyles is serving (along with Mack Shelley and Joshua Rosenbloom) as co-PI on an NSF grant application, which looks at data-driven decision making and information flows/networks within rural communities. If funded, the … Continue reading Boyles reports research, teaching, service updates

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Wigton nominated to serve on University Committee of Fraternities and Sororities

Lecturer Michael Wigton advises Happy Strong Healthy, which just published its third issue. “Please join us for a release party Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Speer Room at Reiman Gardens,” he writes. “It is free and open to the public.” Also, Merry Rankin (ISU Director of Sustainability) recently recognized and thanked the … Continue reading Wigton nominated to serve on University Committee of Fraternities and Sororities

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Wald reports research, teaching and service news

Assistant Professor Dara Wald reports the following: Research: Her first-authored manuscript comparing risk perceptions and tolerance for invasive species in Florida and Hawaii was published in Conservation Biology, a top journal in the conservation field with a wide range of readers interested in sustainability challenges (4.16 Impact Factor). Wald is a collaborator on a new … Continue reading Wald reports research, teaching and service news

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Pritchard reports paper submission, media appearance

Assistant Professor Andrew Pritchard submitted a paper to AEJMC’s Southeast Colloquium on a student’s First Amendment suit over ISU’s harassment policy. The paper addresses procedural issues involved in establishing a First Amendment violation by a policy that has not yet been enforced against the plaintiff. Pritchard also was interviewed on WHO-TV about the First Amendment … Continue reading Pritchard reports paper submission, media appearance

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Munger Oakes presents at Women’s Leadership Retreat

In November, Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes served as a presenter at the Women’s Leadership Retreat, held on campus, discussing the power of verbal and non-verbal communication. She also served as the featured speaker at the Des Moines-Area Professional Chapter of the Association of Women in Communication’s November meeting, in a talk titled “Persuasive Communication to … Continue reading Munger Oakes presents at Women’s Leadership Retreat