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What Are UW Comm Professors Researching?

Fall Faculty Forum 2017 Last week, three Department faculty members — Christine Harold, Matthew Powers, and Nancy Rivenburgh — discussed their current research projects. For those in our community who were unable to attend this event, the Department’s video recording…

YUKANG YANG | Peter Clarke and Susan Evans Graduate Research Fund

With the financial support of this fund, Yunkang Yang was able to conduct fieldwork in China. Yang’s focus is on resource limitations of local governments and the mechanisms through which protests trigger resource-poor local governments to seek help from NGOs….

MATTHEW ADEIZA | Peter Clarke and Susan Evans Graduate Research Fund

Thanks in part to the Peter Clarke and Susan Evans Graduate Research Fund, Matthew Adeiza is currently writing his dissertation, “Digital Media and Ethnic Politics in Ghana.” The funding helped Adeiza greatly during his field research as it covered the…

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…

COM Professor Shares: “What Interviews Are Good For”

On Wednesday, November 15, Assistant Professor Matthew Powers will present on interviews in research as a part of the UW QUAL Talks series. Entitled, “What Interviews Are Good For: Strengths and Limitations of Interviews as a Methodological Technique,” the talk…

Special Q+A with Kristen Soltis Anderson on “The Selfie Vote”

On Thursday, November 16, the UW’s Graduate School will be hosting a public talk by Kristen Soltis Anderson as part of a lecture series “Equity and Difference: Rights”. Her talk is titled “The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America…

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…

Get Behind the Camera: Learn About Video at UW Comm

Have you been looking for opportunities to learn more about visual storytelling? Are you longing to be a video auteur, but have no clue where to start? Great news! The Department offers many opportunities for communication students to learn the…

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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