Faculty in the Department of Communications gave research presentations, published research and attended conferences during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Dr. Christina Ceisel presented a paper titled "Land and Labor: Emergent Populism in Post-Crash Galicia, Spain" at the Union for Democratic Communications Conference at Loyola University in Chicago in May 2018; and presented "Cities as Sites: To make the tea, to read what the tea leaves", at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in May 2018.
Carolyn Coal gave a presentation at the TEDx Wilmington Conference in Delaware in December 2017; attended a workshop, "Rising Strong for Professional Women," in San Francisco in June 2018; and participated in a visiting professor program at Fordham University in New York in June 2018.
Dr. Emily Erickson presented a paper titled "You Can't Be Serious: Problems of Facticity and Plausible Nonfacutal Assertions' In Defamation Law," at the annual convention of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) in Las Vegas in April 2018.
Dr. Anthony Fellow gave a presentation titled “Tweeting to Freedom: The Use of Social Media in Fomenting Revolutions Around the World” at the Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Conference at Hawaii University in Honolulu, HI, in January 2018; and gave a presentation with the same title at the CSUF's Library Faculty Noontime Lecture Series in February 2018.
Dr. Dean Kazoleas presented a paper titled "Public Relations 2050: Preparing PR Students for a Domestic and International Multicultural Communications Future," at the Educators Academy of the Public Relations Association of America in Boston, MA, in October 2017.
Marie Loggia-Kee published an essay in the anthology #MeToo: Essays About How and Why This Happened under her author writing name Louisa Bacio.
Dr. Bob Meeds published a co-authored journal article titled “Comparing visual attention allocated to thematic, attribute and benefit sentences in advertising copy blocks: An eye tracking approach,” in the Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, released in March 2018.
Dr. Penchan Phoborisut presented a paper titled "Thailand 4.0: Reading the Military Junta's Road Map" at the Association for Asian Studies 2018 conference in Washington, DC in March 2018; co-organized the Thailand Update 2018: Towards Thailand 4.0 at Columbia University’s Weatherhead’s East Asian Institute on March 27, 2018; and presented a paper at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference in Prague, Czech Republic in May 2018.
Dr. Henry Puente presented a paper on Eugenio Derbez at the Popular Culture Association Conference in Indianapolis in March 2018.
Dr. Waleed Rashidi gave a presentation at the national annual conference of the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE) in Charleston, South Carolina in October 2017; presented a paper at the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association conference in Glendale, CA, in March 2018; presented a paper at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Midwinter Conference in Norman, OK, in March 2018; and presented a paper to the Entertainment Studies Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, titled “Reading Between the Lines: A Content Analysis of Vinyl Records' Run-out Groove Etchings,” that won a top faculty paper award, in Washington, D.C., in August 2018.
Dr. Chelsea Reynolds presented two research studies to the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in Atlanta, GA in November 2017; presented a paper at the International Communications Association conference in Prague, Czech Republic in May 2018; published a journal article titled "Building Theory From Media Ideology: Coding for Power in Journalistic Discourse," an essay about critical-qualitative research methods in journalism studies, in the Journal of Communication Inquiry, released in May 2018; and presented on four panels, including on online trolls, objectivity in the Trump era, the #metoo movement, and offensive speech, at the annual convention AEJMC in Washington, D.C., in August 2018.
Dr. Frank Russell presented research at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research in Eugene, OR, in June 2018. During 2017-18, journals published two articles based on Russell’s dissertation: “The New Gatekeepers: An Institutional-level View of Silicon Valley and the Disruption of Journalism” in Journalism Studies and “Twitter and News Gatekeeping: Interactivity, Reciprocity, and Promotion in News Organizations’ Tweets” in Digital Journalism.
Dr. Jason Shepard presented a paper at the Faculty Conference on Academic Freedom of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in Dallas, TX, in October 2017; presented a paper at the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Conference at Hawaii University, Honolulu, HI, in January 2018; presented the “Media Law Update 2018” at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Faculty Midwinter Conference in Cambria, CA, in February 2018; gave a presentation on digital privacy at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Cal State Fullerton in March 2018; gave a presentation about public records laws at the San Bernardino City County Conference in Lake Arrowhead, CA, in June 2018; published a law journal article titled, “Culture Wars on Campus: Academic Freedom, the First Amendment and Partisan Outrage in Polarized Times” in the San Diego Law Review in July 2018; and moderated and served on panels about torts, offensive speech, and student PR/advertising agency operations at the annual convention of AEJMC in Washington, D.C. in August 2018.
Dr. Andi Stein gave a presentation at the CSUF library's Library Faculty Noontime Lecture Series titled "Why We Love Disney" in March 2018.
Dr. Doug Swanson moderated a panel titled “The University Student-Run Public Relations Agency: Opportunities and Challenges for Programs Large and Small,” sponsored by the Public Relations Division and the Small Programs Interest Group, at the annual convention of AEJMC in Washington, D.C. in August 2018.