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December 6, 2017

Below is a selection of media mentions featuring NCA members. To see more news about your colleagues, visit the NCA Press Room.

Awards

Denise Bostdorff and Rohini Singh, The College of Wooster, with their colleagues in Political Science (Angie Bos and Desiree Weber) and Director of Civic and Social Responsibility Nate Addington, were awarded a $5,000 grant from Campus Compact's new Fund for Positive Engagement, which has the goal of catalyzing "experiments in bridging divisions among people and groups in communities across the country.”

Mark Di Corcia, Florida Atlantic University, received the 2017 MedEdPORTAL Associate Editor of the Year award from MedEdPORTAL: The Journal of Teaching and Learning Resources.

E. Michele Ramsey, Penn State, Berks College, received the 2017 Feminist Teacher-Mentor Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender.

 

In the Media

Wayne Beach, San Diego State University, quoted in a Philly.com article about using communication to foster healing and well-being in cancer patients.

Dawna Ballard, University of Texas Austin, was featured in a Quartz article about time and communication at work.

Gordon Coonfield, Villanova University, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about how a tolerant society defends free speech.

Anthony D’Angelo, Syracuse University, was quoted in a Think Progress article about apologies from men who have recently been accused of sexual assault and harassment.

Marleah Dean, University of South Florida, was featured in the podcast "Research in Action" on combining professional and personal experiences in research.

Debbie Dougherty, University of Missouri, was quoted in an Ozy.com article about sexual harassment in the workplace.

Jesse Fox, Ohio State University, was featured in a U.S. News & World Report article about mental health and Instagram.         

Jennifer Grygiel, Syracuse University, was featured in a Wired.com article about Russian Facebook ads that ran during the 2016 presidential election.

Joshua Gunn, University of Texas Austin, was quoted in an Elle article about the standards set by men for public speech. 

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania, was featured in a Houston Chronicle article about former presidents speaking out against President Trump.

Mitchell McKinney, University of Missouri, was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about police officers using the same rhetoric and language as protestors.

Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University, was quoted in a Mic.com article about Trump’s divisive rhetoric.

Billie Murray, Villanova University, contributed an article to The Hill about how lawmakers should crack down on hate speech.

Shawn Parry-Giles, University of Maryland, was quoted in a Buzzfeed article about Russian ads that ran on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election.

Chris Segrin, University of Arizona, was quoted in a Futurity.org article about social skills and physical health.

Mary Stuckey, Penn State University, contributed an article to The Washington Post about presidential rhetoric throughout American history.

Kelly Tenzek, University of Buffalo, was featured in a Futurity.org article about using Disney to teach children about death.

Pamela Shockley-Zalabak and Sherwyn Morreale, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, were interviewed in a Psypost.org article for their study about voters’ perception of trust and the 2016 presidential election.

 

Transitions

Kristen Okamoto has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.

Meghnaa Tallapragada has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.