Professor Mia Bloom discusses Women & Jihad

Dr. Mia Bloom weighs in on the subject of women and Jihad in her published article, “Rise of the ‘revolutionary womb’: Behind the sinister cult of female extremists recruiting British jihadis”.

A year ago this week, Britain was in shock and mourning, in the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack, which left eight… more »

Alumni Spotlight: Alahna Lark

Posted On July 25, 2018
Categories News, Publicity

Georgia State University Alumna, Alahna Lark was recently hired by the Nobel Museum in Stockholm to be the cinematographer for their new exhibit about Martin Luther King. Alahna graduated from GSU this past Spring with a degree in journalism.

The Nobel exhibit, A Right to Freedom, will honor the legacy and importance of Dr. King’s… more »

GSUTV: 3-time EMMY Award Nominee (2018)

Posted On May 9, 2018
Categories Awards, News, Publicity

The Department of Communication is proud to announce that GSUTV stands out as a relevant contender among the most prestigious in the television production industry after acquiring—not one, not two but—three 2018 EMMY award nominations. An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award, the… more »

Communication student wins first place prize at 2018 GSU Research Conference

Congratulations to Alexis Gaffney—student of Communication faculty Dr. Rasha Ramzy—who earned a first place prize among all oral presentations in the humanities discipline at the GSU Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) yesterday! GSURC is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research conference which highlights and recognizes the research taking place across Georgia State’s campus. Each year Georgia State undergraduate students… more »

Professor Russell Publishes New Manuscript

Posted On April 3, 2018
Categories Faculty News, News, Research

ABSTRACT Communication researchers have deplored the absence of theory-driven criteria of argument quality in persuasion. Probabilistic Persuasion Theory (PPT) aims to offer theoretical criteria which define the quality of arguments, a priori. Past experimental research tested the validity and distinctiveness of cues as argument quality criteria. Drawing on semantic network theory, the present research introduces… more »

Communicating Activism in a “Post-Truth” Era Panel

Posted On March 30, 2018
Categories Event News, News

We would like to thank the students, teachers, activists, and community members who attended our panel. Also, on behalf of all Panthers and the Atlanta community, much appreciation goes to Tariq Baiyina, Genesis Be, Bill Taft, Aisha Yaqoob, and Todd Wolfson for coming to Georgia State University to speak to our student body and community… more »

Professor Repnikova Awarded Research Fellowship

Posted On March 30, 2018
Categories Faculty News, News, Research

Professor Maria Repnikova has been awarded a 2018 research fellowship from the Social Science Research Council’s InterAsia Program Transregional Junior Scholar Fellowships program, which is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Hers was one of 14 awarded (out of 134 applications).

Congratulations, Dr. Repnikova!!

“Since 2012, the SSRC has offered a Transregional Research Fellowship program… more »

Communicating Activism in a “Post-Truth” Era

Posted On February 19, 2018
Categories Event News

This panel discussion, chaired by Dr. Todd Wolfson – Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and expert on media activism, will examine how advocacy and activism persist in this age of misinformation and political polarization. He will be joined by Atlanta-based activists Genesis Be, an independent artist and social justice activist;… more »