Congratulations to Dr. Mia Bloom for the publication of her research on IS terrorist methods of weaponizing children. Her work was just featured in “The Conversation”, an independent news source aiming to rebuild trust in journalism by delivering high quality, authenticated and explanatory research directly to the public. Click here to read her article.
Available “first online” in the Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Dr. Atkinson and her former graduate student advisee, Robin Sloan examine the impact of age and race stereotypes on perceptions of competence and patronizing speech. The results of two experiments basically reveal that age stereotypes have a stronger influence on competence and adoption of… more »
Professor Mia Bloom will be part of a plenary session Children and Armed Conflict for the 2016 Noble Peace Prize Forum from June 6-8. Professor Bloom will be part of a discussion with Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui. For more information please click here.
Professor Carrie Freeman’s book “Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights” (2014, Rodopi Press) has been announced as a National Indie Excellence Book Awards finalist in the “social/political change” book category. This is a national book awards competition for independent publishers. To read more about this award click here.
Congratulations to Media & Society Ph.D student Megan Hodgkiss for being the 2016 Alumni Graduate Student Scholarship recipient. The Alumni Graduate Student Scholarship is awarded by the Georgia State Alumni Association.
For students interested in learning fully online, please look for two exciting new offerings on GoSolar for the Fall, 2016 term.
Dr. Colleen McEdwards, a 30-year journalism industry veteran and former CNNI anchor and correspondent, will be leading two fully online versions of Journalism 3010 and Journalism 4180. Advanced Media Writing and Editorial and Critical… more »
Graduate student Zoe Carney and Professor Mary Stuckey have been awarded the Rose B. Johnson Award. The Rose B. Johnson Award is given to “the most outstanding essay” published in Southern Communication Journal in 2015. The essay is Carney, Z. Hess & M. Stuckey. 2015. The World as the American Frontier: Racialized Presidential War Rhetoric. Southern… more »
The National Communication Association (NCA) is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. M. Lane Bruner, Professor of Rhetoric and Politics at Georgia State University as the recipient of Franklyn S. Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression.
The award is given annually to honor scholars whose work promotes freedom of expression. Dr.… more »