Do Good Institute Faculty Fellows

Feb 10, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Congratulations to department members Alyson Farzad-PhillipsJim Golden, and Damien Smith Pfister for being selected as 2017-2019 Do Good Institute Faculty Fellows!

Terps@Regionals, Spring 2018

Jan 21, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Communication will present research and participate in meetings at regional communication conventions and specialized conferences over the course of the spring semester, 2018. Ph.D. students Skye de Saint Felix, Megan Fitzmaurice, Morgan Hess, Rong Ma, and Sreashi Das received Top Paper designations.

New Research from Maryland

Jan 15, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Social Media Campaign Effects: Moderating Role of Social Capital in an Anti-Smoking Campaign," co-authored by Assistant Professor Kang Namkoong.

Gardner Receives ASHR Dissertation Award

Nov 24, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Elizabeth Gardner, a 2016 Ph.D. alumna from the Department of Communication, has received the 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric.

Her dissertation is entitled: “The Child Labor Movement’s Night Messenger Service Campaign: Rights and Reform in the Progressive Era.”

Parry-Giles Interviewed on Lincoln

Nov 05, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Professor and Chair Shawn J. Parry-Giles has recently been interviewed about her latest book, Memories of Lincoln and the Splintering of American Political Thought. Co-authored with Carneige Mellon's David Kaufer, the book is a look at how memories of Lincoln became an important form of political rhetoric; the book sheds light on how divergent schools of U.S. political thought came to recruit Lincoln as their standard-bearer.

Khamis Leads "Spread Hummus, Not Hate" Event

Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Associate Professor Sahar Khamis participated in the 4th annual "Spread Hummus Not Hate" Bus Tour, which brought together a group of Muslim and Jewish interfaith leaders and peace activists, who toured different places of worship and different universities in the Greater Washington area, including the University of Maryland.


Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: Assistant Professor Lindsey Anderson will receive the NCA Communication and Aging Division's Outstanding Article Award for "An Examination of Nurses' Intergeneration Communicative Experiences in the Workplace: Do Nurses Eat Their Young?," that appeared in Communication Quarterly.

New Research from Maryland

Oct 08, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Exploring the Use of Theory in a National Text Message Campaign: Addressing Problem Recognition and Constraint Recognition for Publics of Pregnant Women," co-authored by Professor Linda Aldoory.

Sommerfeldt on Fox 5

Sep 09, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant Professor Erich Sommerfeldt appeared on DC's Fox 5 news; he conducted an on-set interview with the news anchors discussing why people ignore or avoid disaster warnings and evacuation orders. Watch the interview here:


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