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July 26, 2018
New Research
Bullying, Education
Higher education institutions in the United States should change their faculty codes of conduct to define bullying as a distinctive form of harassment, according to a new paper published in the...
July 23, 2018
New Research
Family, Health, Relationships
Despite evidence that breastfeeding through babies’ first six months is beneficial to mothers and their children, lactating moms still face some hurdles at the office, including the disapproval of...
June 27, 2018
Experts Available
Free Speech, Political
Flag Day has just passed and the Fourth of July approaches as the debate in the rages about what it means to be a U.S. patriot in turbulent and polarized times. The ongoing controversy over athletes...
June 20, 2018
Experts Available
Political, Social Justice
As the controversy about the ongoing immigration enforcement crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border continues, the photographs of asylum seekers, the detention centers in which they are being held, and the...
June 20, 2018
Internationalization, NCA News
(Washington, DC) — The National Communication Association (NCA) and the Communication University of China (CUC) will co-host their third biennial conference , “Communication, Media, and Governance in...
May 22, 2018
New Research
Education, Health
(Washington, DC) — “Yeah, but…” begins many of the sentences that faculty say and hear from one another when it comes to dealing with students’ mental health issues and the stigma surrounding them on...
May 11, 2018
New Research
(Washington, DC) -- Teachers who antagonize their students by belittling them, showing favoritism, or criticizing their contributions can damage students’ learning potential, according to a new study...
April 17, 2018
Association News
Internationalization, NCA News
(Washington, DC) — The National Communication Association (NCA) is pleased to announce the selection of Amy Jo Ellefson and Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge to the inaugural class of its new Visiting Fellows...
March 30, 2018
New Research
Political, Race/Class/Gender, Social Justice
(Washington, DC) — The American Civil Liberties Union reports increased rates of hate crimes since the 2016 presidential election, and there is certainly a growing divisiveness and polarization...
March 12, 2018
Discipline News
(Washington, DC)—For decades, the higher education system has had a supply-and-demand problem: while there are increasing numbers of Ph.D. graduates, there are not nearly enough tenured or tenure-...
March 8, 2018
New Research
Education, Free Speech
(Washington, DC)—College campuses have long been a hot seat for issues of free speech and freedom of expression. And in the last few years, free speech controversies on campus have continued to heat...
March 5, 2018
New Research
Nonverbal, Relationships, Social Justice
(Washington, DC)—In the #MeToo era, educators and activists are coming out even more strongly in favor of direct consent statements in the hopes of preventing sexual assault: “No means no,” and more...
January 26, 2018
New Research
Free Speech
These days, there seems to be a public opinion poll on every topic, from presidential approval ratings and consumer product use, to knowledge about current events and views of celebrities. However,...
January 25, 2018
Experts Available
Government, Political
After a controversial and chaotic first year in office, how will President Donald Trump address Congress and the nation in his first State of the Union (SOTU)? The President is sure to touch on such...
January 4, 2018
New Research
Education, Relationships
(Washington, DC)—The transition from high school to college can be difficult for any student, but it’s particularly challenging for first-generation college students (FCGS). In fact, this group of...
November 13, 2017
New Research
Bullying, Race/Class/Gender
Commonplace suggestive jokes, such as “that’s what she said,” normalize and dismiss the horror of sexual misconduct experiences, experts suggest in a new essay published in Communication and Critical...