Department of Communication faculty and graduate students received an impressive number of honors and awards at the National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C., November.
Professor Cynthia Stohl was voted as a NCA Distinguished Scholar.
Top Four Student Paper (across all student entries):
Audrey Abeyta. Why contribute when you can get the information for free: User motivations to contribute to Wikipedia.
Distinguished Article Award, Communication and Social Cognition Division:
Tamara Afifi, Walid Afifi, Anne Merrill, Amanda Denes, & Sharde Davis."You need to stop talking about this!": Verbal rumination and the costs of social support. Also, published in Human Communication Research, October, 2013.
Top Student Paper, Organizational Communication Division:
Courtney W. Davis. Organizational assimilation in non-profit organizations: What about the paid employees?
Top Four Competitive Student Paper, Mass Communication Division:
Marko Dragojevic. Accent representations in the media: Information processing and effects.
Top Four Paper, Experiential Learning in Communication Division:
DJ Woo, & S. Riforgiate. Connecting internship stage models to communication theory: Students’ organizational assimilation experiences during internship.