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UPDATE: Recent Awards & Honors

Jul 01, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: New Awards and Honors:

Assistant professor Erich Sommerfeldt received a Tier I Award from the Division of Research at the University of Maryland. The $10,000 award will be used to support the research project "Emergent Approaches to Communication Strategy Development Agents in Authoritarian Environments."

Khamis Presents Research at U of Chicago

Jun 26, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

From the University of Chicago:

Mellon Islamic Studies Initiative Public Lecture by Visiting Professor Sahar Khamis: “Islamic Discourses in Cyberspace: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Prospects”

FEMA Accreditation for START Program

May 18, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) program (led by associate professor Brooke Fisher Liu, lecturer Elizabeth Petrun, and graduate students Julia Daisy Fraustino, Stephanie Madden, and Melissa Janoske), has recently been accredited by FEMA's National Preparedness Directorate for inclusion in its State/Federal Sponsored Course Catalog.

Spring Conferences to Feature UM Research

Feb 17, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Communication will present research, participate in meetings, and receive awards at regional, national, and international conferences during the Spring 2014 semester.


At the Western States Communication Association meeting in Anaheim, California, February 14-18:

Assistant professor Michelle Murray Yang participated in a day-long pre-conference and workshop on "The Dilemmas and Opportunities of U.S.-China Communication in an Age of Globalization."

The Latest Research from UM COMM

Jan 04, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Xiaoli Nan & Kelly Madden, "The Role of Cultural Worldviews and Message Framing in Shaping Public Opinions toward the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Mandate," Hum

Maryland@NCA, 2013

Dec 07, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The University of Maryland's Department of Communication was well represented at the 99th annual convention of the National Communication Association, November 21-24, 2013, in Washington, DC.

Klumpp Receives National Career Awards

Oct 16, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Professor James F. Klumpp is the 2013 recipient of two national awards recognizing a career of distinguished scholarship and achievement.

In July, at the NCA/AFA Biennial Conference on Argumentation in Alta, Utah, Klumpp received the 2013 Senior Scholar Award. The award commemorates a career of scholarship and service to the study of argumentation. Previous recipients include Malcolm Sillars, David Zarefsky, Bruce Gronbeck, and Frans van Eemeren.

Recent UM Research

Sep 28, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

New publications from UM Department of Communication faculty members:

Sommerfeldt Authors Essay in JPRR

Sep 15, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Erich Sommerfeldt is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of the Journal of Public Relations Research.

Khamis Authors New Book

Aug 21, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Sahar Khamis is the co-author of a new book examining blogging, civic engagement and citizen journalism in the context of the Egyptian revolution.

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