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NCA Member News

January 6, 2017

Of Interest 

Marleah Dean, University of South Florida, has joined a research team as co-investigator for the NIH-funded American BRCA Outcomes and Utilization of Testing (ABOUT) study.


In Transition 

Todd Armstrong has joined Cognella Academic Publishing as the new Senior Specialist Acquisitions Editor, focusing on Communication & Media Studies.


In the Media 

Kara Alaimo, Hofstra University, contributed an article to the Washington Post about boosting the economy through presidential rhetoric.

Joseph B. Bayer, The Ohio State University, was quoted in a New York Times article about the social network Snapchat.

Dawn O. Braithwaite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was quoted in an Omaha World-Herald article about disagreement between couples on thermostat settings.

Joseph Cappella, University of Pennsylvania, was quoted in an article in the The Science Explorer about the effectiveness of warning labels on tobacco products.

Kevin Coe, University of Utah, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about online comment sections. Coe was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about the “War on Christmas.”

Bree McEwan, DePaul University, was featured in a Cosmopolitan  article about internet stalking dates.

Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University, was interviewed on Texas Public Radio about the meaning of words used to define public policy. 

Edward Panetta, University of Georgia, was quoted in an Atlanta Journal Constitution article about the importance of facts.

Shawn Parry-Giles, University of Maryland, was interviewed by the Daily Kos on the topic of sexism in the 2016 presidential election.

Robert Shuter, Arizona State University, contributed an article to the Huffington Post about mobile devices in the classroom. Shuter also appeared on NPR to discuss his research on mobile devices in the university classroom.