NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar

NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar

The NCA Doctoral Honors Seminars (DHS) bring together promising doctoral students and distinguished faculty members from across the discipline and around the nation to discuss current topics in Communication. The seminars are held annually at a selected host institution. Approximately 30 doctoral students are chosen to participate based on submitted papers and recommendations from their advisors. Selected students will receive a travel voucher to put toward their travel to the DHS; all accommodations and other expenses are also provided. 

"Communication in a Post-Truth Age"

The annual Doctoral Honors Seminar (DHS) was held July 27-30, 2017, in Bowling Green, OH. The School of Media & Communication hosted the 2017 DHS, which was attended by thirty doctoral students from 23 different doctoral programs. 

Faculty seminar leaders for the 2017 DHS: 

  • Steve Duck, University of Iowa
  • Stephen Haas, University of Cincinnati
  • Sandra Faulkner, Bowling Green State University
  • Alberto Gonzalez,  Bowling Green State University
  • Louisa Ha, Bowling Green State University
  • Susan Kline, Ohio State University
  • Mark Orbe, Western Michigan University
  • Jenny Rice, University of Kentucky
  • Saif Shahin, Bowling Green State University
  • John Sloop, Vanderbilt University

Students selected to participate in the 2017 DHS:

  • Victoria Alcazar (Massachusetts)
  • Gretchen Bergquist (Nebraska)
  • Donovan Bisbee (Illinois)
  • Victoria Brown (Southern Mississippi)
  • Scott Owen Chappuis (Bowling Green)
  • Dhiman Chattopadhyay (Bowling Green)
  • Cody Clemens (Bowling Green)
  • Calvin Coker (Missouri)
  • Aras Coskuntuncel (American)
  • Di Cui (Florida State)
  • Elizabeth Earle (Texas A&M)
  • Amanda Friz (Wisconsin)
  • Rhana Gittens (Georgia State)
  • Brittany-Rae Gregory (Howard)
  • Karl Haase (Utah)
  • Julia Hildebrand (Drexel)
  • Amanda Irions (Maryland)
  • Jenny Korn (Illinois-Chicago)
  • Robert Layne (Utah)
  • Reyhaneh Maktoufi (Northwestern)
  • Jillian Moga (Illinois)
  • David Miguel Molina (Northwestern)
  • Jacob Nelson (Webster)
  • Mi Young Park (Southern Ilinois)
  • Tara Pixley (UC-San Diego)
  • David Proper (American)
  • Shawn Starcher (Kent State)
  • Christopher Scott Thomas (Iowa)
  • David Torres (Purdue)
  • Daniel Totzkay (Michigan State)