1989 NCA Award Winners

NCA Award Winners by Year

Teaching Awards

Donald H. Ecroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education

  • Lois Einhorn, SUNY Binghamton

Marcella E. Oberle Award for Outstanding Teaching in Grades K-12

  • Melissa L. Beall


Scholarship Awards

Charles H. Woolbert Research Award

  • Gerald Miller, Frank Boster, Michael Roloff, & David Seibold, “Compliance-Gaining Message Strategies: A Typology and Some Findings Concerning Effects of Situational Differences.” Communication Monographs 44 (1977): 27-51.

Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award

  • Robert L. Scott

Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression

  • Stephen A. Smith, “Promoting Political Expression: The Import of Three Constitutional Provisions,” Free Speech Yearbook 27 (1989): 1-32.

Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

  • James Lee Kauffman, Indiana University. “Selling Space: The Kennedy Administration, the Media, and Congressional Funding for Project Apollo, 1961-1963,” (J. Michael Hogan, advisor).
  • Cynthia Ann Hoffner, University of Wisconsin. “The Effects of Forewarning of a Threatening Event and Its Successful Resolution on Children's Emotional Responses to a Televised Film Sequence,” (Joanne Cantor, advisor).
  • Anthony Edward Schiappa, Jr., Northwestern University, “Protagoras and ‘Logos’: A Study in Early Greek Rhetorical Theory,” (Leland M. Griffin, advisor).

James A. Winans-Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address

  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Eloquence in an Electronic Age: The Transformation of Political Speechmaking (Oxford University Press, 1988).

Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award

  • Thomas M. Lessl


Service Awards

Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award

  • Mary Margaret Roberts

Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Award

  • Samuel L. Becker