Ralina Joseph Receives Royalty Research Fund Award

The Department is proud to announce that Dr. Ralina Joseph, Director of the UW Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE), recently received a Royalty Research Fund award for nearly $35,000 dollars. The award will fund a research project that…

COM Junior Faculty Named as 2018-2019 CASBS Fellow

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University recently announced its 2018-19 fellows class, of which UW Communication Assistant Professor, Benjamin Mako Hill, was named a member. “I’m deeply excited about the time and space…

April Showers Bring Faculty and Student Awards

This spring, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and academic honors have been raining down upon UW Communication students and faculty. Ph.C. student Samantha Shorey was recently selected for a 2019 Lemelson Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution. The fellowship…

UW Faculty Featured in New Book on Trump and the Media

Communication Department faculty Katy Pearce and Adrienne Russell are contributors in a new book on President Trump and the media, recently published by MIT Press. According to the publisher’s website: “Donald Trump’s election as the 45th President of the United…

Call for Research Participants: Help UWComm Study Microaggressions

Who: Adults (18 or older) who: (1) Identify as Black, Latino(a), or mixed-race Latino(a) and Black (2) Have experienced one or more microaggressions (behaviors/verbal remarks that convey discrimination or demean a person’s racial identity) in the last 6 months What:…

Journalists Won’t Get the ‘Fake News’ Story Right: They Need Help

What follows is the beginning of a jointly-authored post by Adrienne Russell, Mary Laird Wood Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington, and Lynn Schofield Clark, Professor and Chair of the Department of Media, Film and Journalism…

UW Students, Faculty, and Alumni Honored at 2017 NCA Reception

Department colleagues, friends and supporters gathered last month in Dallas for the UW Communication Annual NCA Reception. NCA’s 103rd Annual Convention celebrated “Our Legacy, Our Relevance.” According to Ronald L. Jackson II, NCA First Vice President, the convention presented “compelling…

CCCE Programs Going Strong in September

The Center for Communication and Civic Engagement (CCCE) is dedicated to understanding communication processes and media technologies that facilitate positive citizen involvement in politics and social life. Recently, CCCE Director Lance Bennett announced several updates to the center’s programming, including…

Benjamin Mako Hill Wins Third NSF Grant

UW Communication Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded him a third research grant. Dr. Hill said the funds will support his research on anonymity in peer production systems and online public…

COM Faculty and Alumna Published at CHI 2017

Communication Leadership alumna Samantha Hautea and Department assistant professor Benjamin Mako Hill recently had their research published at CHI2017 – the premier international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Their paper tackled the complex intersection of privacy, data collection, and the youth who find themselves at the…

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