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NCA Member News

May 25, 2016

In Transition

Laura Ann Janusik has been promoted to Full Professor at Rockhurst University. 


Awards

Chase Aunspach, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded the 2016 Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award by the university ‘s Office of Graduate Studies.

Jessica L. Ghilani, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend grant for 2016to support her book project, “Selling Soldiering: Advertising for US Army Volunteers since 1914.”

Laura Ann Janusik, Rockhurst University, has been awarded the 2016 International Listening Association's Listening Hall of Fame Award.

Jody Koenig Kellas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a Distinguished Teaching Award 2016 from the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Jordan Soliz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a Distinguished Teaching Award 2016 from the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Allison Thorson, University of San Francisco; Christy Rittenour, West Virginia University;  Jody Koenig Kellas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and April Trees, Saint Louis University, have won the Western States Communication Association’s Dr. Milton Dickens Award for Exemplary Empirical Research for their article, “Quality interactions and family storytelling.”


In the Media

June Deery, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was featured in a Register Guard article about the rise of “advertainment.”

Jesse Fox, Ohio State University, was featured in a HNGN article for research about the effects of sexual harassment on females during gaming.

Matthew Grizzard, University at Buffalo, was featured in a Science 2.0 article about gamers losing the ability to feel guilt after exposure to violent video games.

Myra Gutin, Rider University, was quote in a Courier-Post article about Nancy Reagan’s life in the White House.

Kate Kenski, University of Arizona, was quoted in an Arizona Public Media article about how campaigns are reaching Latinos.

Eun-Ju Lee Seoul, National University, wrote a New York Times article about comments sections in news articles.

Trevor Parry-Giles, NCA and University of Maryland, was featured in a Refinery29 article about third-party candidates entering the presidential race.

S. Shyam Sundar, Penn State University, was featured in a Science Codex article about people’s perceptions and acceptance of robots.

Sara Trask, Randolph-Macon College, was featured in a Brit+Co article about the importance of friends and family approving of significant others.

Lee Wilkins, Wayne State University, was quoted in a WDET article about anger and American voters.