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NCA Member News

March 11, 2015


Aaron Duncan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), was honored by The UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association as a faculty member who has made a significant difference in their students’ lives.

Anne Marie Todd, San Jose State University, has been awarded the university’s Outstanding Professor Award, which recognizes a faculty member for overall excellence in academic assignment.

In the Media

Jeffrey Hall, University of Kansas, was featured in a Psych Central article about the different styles of flirting.

Tom Hollihan, University of Southern California, was quoted in a Variety article about Jon Stewart’s resignation from the “Daily Show.”

Mark C. Hopson, George Mason University, authored an article for the Baltimore Sun about the significance of black history month.

Sean Horan, Texas State University, was featured in a Men’s Health article on how watching television may improve relationships.

Trevor Parry-Giles, National Communication Association and the University of Maryland, was featured in an article from ABC News about the American obsession with “House of Cards.”

Irving Rein, Northwestern University, was quoted in an article from the Chicago Tribune about press relations after Ferguson.

In Transition

Cara Finnegan has been appointed Interim Associate Dean in the Graduate College at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

New Books

Dionne Rosser-Mims, Joni Schwartz, Brendaly Drayton and Talmadge Guy, co-editors/contributing authors, Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Education: New Directions in Adult & Continuing Education, Jossey-Bass, 978-1119021803.

David Zarefsky, Political Argumentation in the United States, John Benjamins, 978-9027211248.

David Zarefsky, Rhetorical Perspectives on Argumentation, Springer, 978-3319054841.