Inside CCI: Nov. 9, 2019
Assistant Professor Brian Dobreski’s article, “Common Usage as Warrant in Bibliographic Description,” was published in the Journal of Documentation.
Associate Professor Devendra Potnis’ co-authored article, “Analysing Slow Growth of Mobile Money Market in India Using a Market Separation Perspective,” was published in Information Technology for Development. Co-authors included Aakanksha Gaur (Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy) and Jang Bahadur Singh (Indian Institute of Management, Trichy, India).
Journalism & Electronic Media
Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Journalism and Electronic Media Stuart N. Brotman is serving a nine-month residency in … Read more “Inside CCI: Nov. 9, 2019”
Inside CCI: Nov. 1, 2019
Assistant Professor Jenny Crowley is part of two grants and gave a presentation:
- Co-Investigator on “Project HOPE – Healing OUD Through Prevention and Expertise,” a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service: Health Resources Administration.
- “A Collaborative Investigation into the Factors that Predict Support Provider Burnout,” a grant of nearly $1,000 from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program from the University of Tennessee for travel to the University of Alabama.
- “From Otherness to Belonging: Understanding the Paradoxical Tensions in Supportive Communication for Stigma,” invited presentation at the University of Alabama
Inside CCI: Oct. 18, 2019
Advertising and Public Relations
Professor Elizabeth Avery Foster and Sejin Park’s (C&I MS ’11, PhD ’16; Republic of Korea Army) article, “Development and Validation of a Crisis Self-Efficacy Index,” was published in the Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. Read the article here.
Assistant Professor Sifan Xu had four articles published:
- “Prioritizing Relationships: The Investment Model and Relationship Maintenance Strategies in Organizational Crises,” Public Relations Review. Read the article here.
- “How Publics’ Active and Passive Communicative Behaviors Affect Their Tornado Responses: An Integration of STOPS and SMCC,” Public Relations Review, with Brooke Fisher Liu (University
Inside CCI: August 2, 2019
Advertising & Public Relations
Alexa K. Fox (University of Akron) and DeForrest Jackson Professor Mariea Grubbs Hoy published, “Smart Devices, Smart Decisions? Implications of Parents’ Sharenting for Children’s Online Privacy: An Investigation of Mothers” in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. Read their findings here.
Congratulations to Ying Xiong for successfully defending her dissertation, “Public Relations and Social Movement Engagement: Facilitating Motivations and Building Networked Social Movements.” Special thanks to her dissertation committee chair Maureen Taylor and her other committee members: Professor Elizabeth Avery Foster, Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho, and Adam Saffer (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).… Read more “Inside CCI: August 2, 2019”
Inside CCI: May 28, 2019
Advertising & Public Relations
AEJMC Accepted Papers
Doctoral student Alex Carter, DeForrest Jackson Professor Mariea Hoy, and doctoral candidate Betsy DeSimone had their paper, “Social Media Engagement Tactics in Community Policing: Potential Privacy and Security Concerns,” accepted for presentation by the Communication Technology Division.
Doctoral Student Brandon Boatwright and Associate Professor Courtney Carpenter Childers’ paper, “Are Digital Natives Naïve about Digital Influence? An Exploration of Generational Differences and Understanding of Social Media Influencer Marketing,” was accepted for presentation by the Advertising Division.
Assistant Professor Jenny Crowley’s reference article on self-disclosure was published by the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of … Read more “Inside CCI: May 28, 2019”
May 3, 2019
ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Associate Professor Courtney Childers has been selected for the highly competitive Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF) Visiting Professor Program for 2019. In June, she will participate in the VPP Immersion program for three days in Chicago.
Associate Professor Wade Bishop participated in the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Center for Spatial Studies’ Spatial Discovery III Expert Meeting in Santa Barbara, California.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
CCI Commencement, TBA, 4:00 – 5:15p.m.
CCI Graduation Reception, 5:30-7:00 p.m., CCI Lobby/Patio
UT Graduate Hooding, TBA, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
April 22, 2019
Southern States Communication Association Papers, Panels & Activities
Director and Professor John Haas was elected Executive Director of the Southern States Communication Association (SSCA) at SSCA’s annual convention in Montgomery, Alabama, and served on the Association for Communication Administrators panel.
Associate Professor Michelle Violanti served on the Community College Division Panel and presented “Advising Honors Communication Research,” and served as the immediate past-chair of the Communication Theory Division.
Associate Professor Michael Kotowski, and doctoral student Jamie Osborn presented an Interpersonal Communication Division paper, “The Mediating Effects of Obligation, Gratitude, and Liking in Pro-Social and Anti-Social Pregiving Compliance-gaining Scenarios,” … Read more “April 22, 2019”
April 29, 2019
Assistant Professor Emily Paskewitz was recognized as the Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year for CCI by the University of Tennessee Office of Undergraduate Research.
Distinguished Lecturer Suzy Prentiss’ made a presentation, “Once Upon a Time: The Power of Story,” at the April 2019 TEDxUTK event, On Another Wavelength.
At the annual EUReCA Awards, CS senior Dara Carney-Nedelman received an Office of Research and Engagement Silver Award and first place in the CCI award competition for “AUIGTROSAI (Acronym Usage in Groups: The Relationship of Socialization and Identification)” with faculty mentor Assistant Professor Emily Paskewitz. CS senior Emily Caylor… Read more “April 29, 2019”
April 5, 2019
ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Associate Professor Courtney Childers was one of 23 UT Knoxville faculty and staff members selected to participate in the 2019-20 UTK Leadership Program. The one-year program begins with a three-day retreat May 8-10.
Childers, DeForrest Jackson Professor Mariea Hoy, and doctoral students Brandon Boatright and Betsy DeSimone’s paper, “Are Influencer Sponsorship Disclosure Hashtags FTC Compliant? A Social Listening Analysis of 2016 and 2017 Tweets,” was presented at the 2019 American Academy of Advertising Conference in Dallas, Texas.
Associate Professor Devendra Potnis was part of a number of panels and paper presentations … Read more “April 5, 2019”
March 29, 2019
Distinguished Lecturer Suzy Prentiss was featured this week in The Daily Beacon. The article explores her passion for teaching and encouraging students to tell their stories as part of CMST 240 Business and Professional Communication. Click here to read the feature
Associate Professor Wade Bishop, postdoctoral research associate Hannah Gunderman, graduate teaching assistant Rebecca Howard, and several Belmont Forum collaborators will present their work, “The Belmont Forum Data and Digital Outputs Management Plan (DDOMP) and Toolkit: Efforts to Facilitate RDM and FAIR Data Principles Around the World,” at the March 31-April 1, 2019 … Read more “March 29, 2019”