CCI Presents at 2020 AEJMC Conference
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information (CCI) presented 10 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) annual conference, which was held virtually Aug. 6-9.
In addition, six CCI faculty served as panelists, moderators, and discussants during the conference.
Faculty serving in AEJMC leadership roles include: Amber Roessner, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, who was elected to the Standing Committee on Research, and Joy Jenkins, JEM assistant professor, who is the incoming head of the Magazine Media Division. Moonhee … Read more “CCI Presents at 2020 AEJMC Conference”
Luther to Participate in Prestigious TV Academy Foundation Program
Catherine Luther, director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the College of Communication and Information, is among 25 professors nationwide chosen to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2018 Faculty Seminar Program.
The faculty fellows will gain the latest information on the television and content development industries from top entertainment professionals during a weeklong seminar in Southern California in November.
“It is such a privilege to have been selected for this wonderful program,” Luther said. “I hope to gain insight into the current undertakings in the entertainment industries and bring that knowledge back to my unit.”… Read more “Luther to Participate in Prestigious TV Academy Foundation Program”
JEM Names New Director
Catherine Luther, who served as CCI associate dean for academic programs (January 2010 – July 2015), has been appointed as the new director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. She will assume her new position on July 1, 2016 when current JEM Director Peter Gross returns to the faculty after serving ten years as director.
Luther, an award-winning full professor in the school and a Fulbright Scholar, is an internationally known scholar/teacher who has published two books, several book chapters and numerous refereed journal articles. Her books include: Press Images, National Identity, and Foreign Policy (Routledge, 2002) and … Read more “JEM Names New Director”
Luther Named SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow
Catherine Luther, professor and associate dean of the College of Communication and Information, has been selected as a 2012-13 SEC Academic Consortium’s (SECAC) Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow. Luther is one of four UTK faculty members who will be attending next year’s program.
“Established in 2005, the SEC Academic Consortium (SECAC) is made up of the 14 universities that comprise the Southeastern Conference. Its core mission is to advance academic excellence through collaboration. In so doing, members of the SECAC have established and operate an academic leadership development program for senior-level faculty and administrators; enhanced education abroad opportunities for … Read more “Luther Named SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow”