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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Ph.D. student receives four grants to research journalism practices in Rwanda

Ruth Moon, a Ph.D. candidate in her fifth year as a UW Department of Communication student, has received four grants to aid her dissertation research. “I aim to understand the ideas and practices journalists use to create a coherent occupation…

Grad student Matt Bellinger receives Mortar Board scholarship

Matthew Bellinger, a doctoral candidate entering his sixth year at the UW Department of Communication, received the Ayers/Jones Campbell Scholarship from the Mortar Board/Tolo Foundation for the 2016-17 academic year. The Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college…

Two Ph.D Students Selected for Honors Seminar

UW Department of Communication Ph.D. students Kristen Barta and Elizabeth Parks have been accepted into the 2016 National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar to be hosted July 21-24 by the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University in Athens,…

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