Tom Ksiazek published two articles over the summer: “Commenting on the News: Explaining the Degree and Quality of User Comments on News Websites” in Journalism Studies, and “Partisan Audience Polarization: Beyond Selective Exposure” in Atlantic Journal of Communication. He was also quoted in Weston Williams’ September 21, 2016 Christian Science Monitor piece entitled, “Will Twitter, Facebook Bring New Viewers by Livestreaming Debates?” (September 21, 2016). To read the piece, click here.
Billie Murray published two articles since our last newsletter: “Words that Wound, Bodies that Shield: Corporeal Responses to Westboro Baptist Church’s Hate speech” was published in First Amendment Studies, while “The Sphere, the Screen, and the Square: ‘Locating’ Occupy in the Public Sphere” has been published inCommunication Theory.
Amy Way has two new articles in press. The first, to be published in Management Learning, is co-authored by department alumni (Sam Marinelli, Kasia Jaforski, Ashley Diment, Kaitlyn Buterbaugh, and Vincent Ventura). The paper, entitled “Professionalism as Proxy for Business Education: Considering Arts & Science Majors Pursuing Business Minors,” grew out of the co-authors’ spring 2015 Capstone project. The second piece, co-authored by Shawna Malvini Redden (Sacramento State), is titled “‘Adults Don’t Understand’: Exploring how Teens use Dialectical Frameworks to Navigate Webs of Tensions in Online Life” and will appear in Journal of Applied Communication Research.
Susan Mackey-Kallis appeared on CBS Channel 3 on Monday, September 26, 2016, speaking in an interview with Greg Argos about the dynamics of nonverbal communication and its impact on the first Presidential Debate of the season. You can watch the clip here!
Dr. Bryan Crable has published an essay entitled, “Invisible Man in the Age of Obama: Ellison on (Color)blindness, Visibility, and the Hopes for a ‘Post-racial’ America” in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century. The book, published by the University Press of Mississippi (2016), was edited by Marc Conner & Lucas Morel. In addition, a previously published book chapter: “Camus, Sartre, and the Rhetorical Nature of Myth” from Creating Albert Camus: Foundations and Explorations of his Philosophy of Communication (ed. Brent C. Sleasman), was positively reviewed in H-France Review Vol. 16 (August 2016), No. 170.