Ph.D. student Matt Bellinger to be Digital Humanities Summer Fellow

Matt Bellinger, in his fifth year of the M.A./Ph.D. program at the UW Department of Communication, received a Digital Humanities Dissertation Summer Fellowship from the Simpson Center. The fellowship “supports scholars whose dissertations use digital technologies in innovative and intensive…

Kristen Barta (left) and Maggie Fesenmaier enjoying a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Third year Ph.D. students Margaret (Maggie) Fesenmaier and Kristen Barta have been selected as fellows for the Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) at the University of California, Berkeley. They will be working together, along with another scholar, on…

Ph.D. grad Lauren Kolodziejski wins ARST Article of the Year Award

Lauren Kolodziejski (Ph.D., 2014) earned an Article of the Year Award from the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST) for her piece titled, “Harms of hedging in scientific discourse: Andrew Wakefield and the origins of the autism…

New professor Carmen Gonzalez hopes to bridge university, community efforts

Brand new to the city of Seattle and to the University of Washington, Carmen Gonzalez joined the Department of Communication in August as an Assistant Professor. Hoping to bridge university and community efforts to promote sustainable social change through engaged…

Chat with the Chair: Phil Howard discusses new book ‘Pax Technica’, motivation for writing it

“Even though we get a lot of rhetoric about how the internet turns everything on its head and disrupts old institutions, this next internet – the Internet of Things – is really going to lock down how we behave politically,…

Public Scholarship: Kirsten Foot fosters collaboration against human trafficking

Research that Professor Kirsten Foot began in the fall of 2007 has culminated in a new book titled Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices. This is her fourth book, but the first that is written primarily for audiences…

Doctoral candidate Jennifer McClearen becomes PIP Fellow at UW Bothell

Jennifer McClearen, a third year Ph.D. candidate at the UW Department of Communication, was accepted to the Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy (PIP) at UW Bothell for the 2015-16 academic year. The program aims to develop the fellows’ teaching skills in…

ICA names Professor Lance Bennett as Fellow

The International Communication Association (ICA) has recognized UW Department of Communication Professor W. Lance Bennett as an ICA Fellow. He is among seven new additions, reaching a status that is primarily a recognition of distinguished scholarly contributions to the broad…

Two UW Comm graduate students take honors at WSCA

The Western States Communication Association (WSCA) awarded two UW Department of Communication graduate students with awards this year, including Top Student Debut Paper and Top Four Paper. Anjuli Brekke, a second year M.A./Ph.D. student, is working on her thesis related…

New course allows undergrads to conduct research for equity

In a new class offered by the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity titled “Engaged Scholarship: Conducting Research for Equity,” UW undergraduates connect with the needs of a community in the Rainier Valley area of South Seattle to examine issues…

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