Faculty and Graduate Students Answer “Communication’s Civic Callings”

Faculty and Graduate Students Answer “Communication’s Civic Callings”

The UW Department of Communication had a strong showing in Philadelphia at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 102nd Annual Convention. This year, participants demonstrated “how mass and mediated communication is uniquely situated to engage audiences and communities in various forms…

The A.I.’s Have It: Trump’s Cyber Supporters

The A.I.’s Have It: Trump’s Cyber Supporters

Following the 2016 Election, many have scrutinized the communities that raised Donald Trump to the U.S. Presidency. A recent study by researchers at Corvinus University, Oxford, and the University of Washington reveals that one of the most vocal of these…

Study by Dr. Manusov Selected as JOFC 2015 Article of the Year

Study by Dr. Manusov Selected as JOFC 2015 Article of the Year

The Journal of Family Communication has selected “When Family Talk is Difficult: Making Sense of Nonverbal Communication at the End-of-Life,” written by Professor Valerie Manusov, as its 2015 Article of the Year. Dr. Manusov co-authored the article with Maureen Keeley,…

Patricia Moy Elected to ICA Presidency

Patricia Moy Elected to ICA Presidency

UW Department of Communication Professor Patricia Moy was elected last month as Vice-President/President-Elect of the International Communication Association (ICA). Moy is the first UW faculty member to serve in this role; she will assume her responsibilities as Vice President after…

Collaborating Against Human Trafficking Receives 2016 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

Collaborating Against Human Trafficking Receives 2016 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

Kirsten Foot, Professor of Communication and adjunct faculty at UW, received the 2016 Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book award from the Applied Communication Division of the NCA. The award is in recognition of Dr. Foot’s book, Collaborating Against Human Trafficking:…

Communication professor Leah Ceccarelli to Receive NCA’s 2016 Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award

Communication professor Leah Ceccarelli to Receive NCA’s 2016 Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award

Leah Ceccarelli is a rhetorical critic, theorist, and professor in the Department of Communication. She is also the 2016 recipient of the National Communication Association’s Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award. Ceccarelli stated that this national award is meant…

Mako Hill Wins Competitive NSF Award

Mako Hill Wins Competitive NSF Award

Assistant Professor Mako Hill was recently awarded a second grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The funded proposal is a collaborative effort with Aaron Shaw who is in Communication Studies at Northwestern University. The grant is for a total…

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