Assistant Professor [Dara Wald]() reports the following: Her first-authored paper exploring source credibility and public support for elite influence on climate change policy-making was accepted for the 2017 International Communication Association Pre-Conference: Strategic Environmental Communication and Exploration of Research in Crisis, Risk and Disaster. Wald was awarded two internal grants to support student research next … Continue reading Wald reports recent research, publications, grants
Lecturer Gary Sawyer successfully completed the Poynter-Cronkite Certificate Program for Adjunct Instructors, an online course offered by the Poynter Institute and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Associate Professor [Jay Newell]() reports the following: The Ad Principles class continues its Wednesday Wake Up Call program to connect current students to recently-graduated professionals. In the past months students have interacted with Lauren Garin (10 Thousand Design, MSP), Hannah Henslin (Target, MSP), Donavon Davenport (Reach Entertainment, LA) and Megan Schuller (Haworth Marketing + Media, … Continue reading Newell reports teaching updates, faculty developmental leave
Assistant Professor [Tracy Lucht]() is presenting a paper, titled “The Personal Was Political: Sylvia Porter and the Development of Personal Finance Journalism,” at the Business History Conference in Denver on March 31. She received a $5,000 research stipend from ISU’s Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities for “Doing It Themselves: Theorizing Agency in … Continue reading Lucht reports upcoming presentation, research stipend
Assistant Professor [Su Jung Kim]() reports the following: Research: Her co-authored paper, "Understanding and overcoming biases in online review systems," has been published in Decision Support Systems. Grant: She received an LAS Small Grants. Service: She reviewed a manuscript for the Journal of Interactive Marketing.
Associate Professor Raluca Cozma reports her article “The Syrian Crisis in U.S. and Lebanese Newspapers: A Cross-National Analysis” co-authored with Dr. Claudia Kozman, has been accepted for publication in the International Communication Gazette. In service, she is reviewing manuscripts for Journalism Studies and Newspaper Research Journal as well as submissions to AEJMC’s Elected Committee on … Continue reading Cozma reports upcoming publications
Professor [Michael Bugeja]() was a judge for the North American Agricultural Journalists writing competition. His category was agricultural blogs. Bugeja will visit our sister school at the University of Iowa on April 7 to give two presentations on diversity—one on devising an proactive public plan and website and another on being sensitive to microaggressions and … Continue reading Bugeja reports upcoming appearances, publications, service updates
Assistant Professor [Jan Lauren Boyles]() will chair a panel at AEJMC on the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Visiting Professor program. This month, Boyles delivered a presentation on fake news/data journalism to the editorial planning retreat at Meredith Corporation’s Successful Farming. She reviewed conference submissions for the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). She also evaluated applications for … Continue reading Boyles to chair upcoming panel
Budget officer, officer manager, administrative specialist and, above all, dedicated employee of Iowa State University and steward of the Greenlee School, Kathy Box will retire at the end of this month. Kathy has played an unseen but substantial role in the success of our program. She understood the complexities of a school with four degree … Continue reading Good news for Kathy Box, but bittersweet for us!