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Wald Reports Manuscript, Article Publications

Assistant Professor Dara Wald’s first-authored manuscript comparing risk perceptions and tolerance for invasive species in Florida and Hawaii was accepted for publication in Conservation Biology, a top journal in the conservation field with a wide range of readers interested in sustainability challenges (4.16 Impact Factor). Another article, “Discovering News Frames: An Approach for Exploring Text, … Continue reading Wald Reports Manuscript, Article Publications

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Newell Receives Awards, Provides Teaching and Scholarship Updates

Associate Professor Jay Newell has had a busy summer: In teaching, he received the American Advertising Federation’s Distinguished Advertising Educator Award. He accepted the award at the AAF’s annual meeting in Anaheim and took advantage of the LA trip to visit ad alums such as Donavon Davenport (now doing product placement for Porsche and Carhart) … Continue reading Newell Receives Awards, Provides Teaching and Scholarship Updates

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Kim Receives Awards, Presents Research

Assistant Professor Su Jung Kim’s reports the following: Awards / Honors She has been selected as one of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center Fellows. She attended the pre-conference workshop on "Empowering Junior Faculty: Pathways to Success in the Academy" at AEJMC. Her first-authored paper, "Understanding the Role of Different Review Features in Purchase Probability," received … Continue reading Kim Receives Awards, Presents Research

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Huggins Reports Teaching Updates

Lecturer Catherine Huggins’s Advertising Campaigns class client this year is Tikly, a ticketing platform for entertainment and other events. She also has scheduled Pat Fultz, owner of Fultz Design, as a guest speaker Thursday, Sept. 15, in Advertising Account Management class.

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Han Reports Research, Article Updates

Associate Professor Gang Han reports the following: His paper on author co-citation analysis of health communication scholarship (1989-2012) was presented at ICA annual conference this summer. He also chaired a research session—Online health literacy, information processing and seeking – for Health Communication Division at ICA annual conference. His first-authored article (coauthored with Prof. Dan Zhu … Continue reading Han Reports Research, Article Updates

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Dahlstrom Teaches Summer Course at University of Augsburg

Associate Professor Michael Dahlstrom served as a visiting professor at the University of Augsburg, Germany, this summer as part of their Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research’s first summer school program. The program, titled Social, cultural and communicative aspects of health research, brought in scholars from communication, sociology and anthropology to teach graduate classes and give … Continue reading Dahlstrom Teaches Summer Course at University of Augsburg

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Cozma Reports Latest Achievements, Teaching Updates

Associate Professor Raluca Cozma reports that Iowa State University news service ran a story about a research study recently published in the Newspaper Research Journal, co-authored with former master’s student Aimee Burch. The study analyzed student media performance in covering the 2012 election in four swing states. Cozma is serving as an external reviewer for … Continue reading Cozma Reports Latest Achievements, Teaching Updates

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Bugeja Joins Accrediting Council, Publishes Article, Continues Writing Book

Professor Michael Bugeja participated in his first Accrediting Council meeting as a member of that body that helps decide accreditation and policies associated with accreditation. He was elected to the Council in May, representing the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Next month he will participate as an accreditor in a site visit … Continue reading Bugeja Joins Accrediting Council, Publishes Article, Continues Writing Book

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Boyles Reports Journal Article acceptances, Externship, Research

Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles received two journal article acceptances this summer. Her solo-authored work, "Building an Audience, Bonding a City: Digital News Production as a Field of Care" was accepted by Media, Culture & Society. The second manuscript (co-authored with 2016 Greenlee master’s graduate Eric Meyer), "Structurally Embracing Data Journalism: Four Critical Junctures of … Continue reading Boyles Reports Journal Article acceptances, Externship, Research