Gardner Receives ASHR Dissertation Award

Nov 24, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Elizabeth Gardner, a 2016 Ph.D. alumna from the Department of Communication, has received the 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric.

Her dissertation is entitled: “The Child Labor Movement’s Night Messenger Service Campaign: Rights and Reform in the Progressive Era.”

Parry-Giles Interviewed on Lincoln

Nov 05, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Professor and Chair Shawn J. Parry-Giles has recently been interviewed about her latest book, Memories of Lincoln and the Splintering of American Political Thought. Co-authored with Carneige Mellon's David Kaufer, the book is a look at how memories of Lincoln became an important form of political rhetoric; the book sheds light on how divergent schools of U.S. political thought came to recruit Lincoln as their standard-bearer.

Khamis Leads "Spread Hummus, Not Hate" Event

Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Associate Professor Sahar Khamis participated in the 4th annual "Spread Hummus Not Hate" Bus Tour, which brought together a group of Muslim and Jewish interfaith leaders and peace activists, who toured different places of worship and different universities in the Greater Washington area, including the University of Maryland.


Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: Assistant Professor Lindsey Anderson will receive the NCA Communication and Aging Division's Outstanding Article Award for "An Examination of Nurses' Intergeneration Communicative Experiences in the Workplace: Do Nurses Eat Their Young?," that appeared in Communication Quarterly.

New Research from Maryland

Oct 08, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Exploring the Use of Theory in a National Text Message Campaign: Addressing Problem Recognition and Constraint Recognition for Publics of Pregnant Women," co-authored by Professor Linda Aldoory.

Sommerfeldt on Fox 5

Sep 09, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant Professor Erich Sommerfeldt appeared on DC's Fox 5 news; he conducted an on-set interview with the news anchors discussing why people ignore or avoid disaster warnings and evacuation orders. Watch the interview here:

Department Seeks Assistant Professor

Sep 02, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland-College Park invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2018.

New Research from Maryland

Aug 24, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Offline Social Relationships and Online Cancer Communication: Effects of Social and Family Support on Online Social Network Building," co-authored by Assistant Professor Kang Namkoong and others.


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