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Faculty give presentations, publish scholarship

Faculty give presentations, publish scholarship

Faculty in the Department of Communications gave presentations and published research in the Fall 2018 semester.   

Jesus Ayala  gave a presentation titled “Se Habla Espanol: Exploring Careers in Spanish-Language TV,” at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall SoCal 2018 conference at CSUF in September.  

Dr. Christina Ceisel  was quoted in an article titled “Women’s Center for Creative Work Plans to Diversify the Subjects of Stock Photos” in  Hyperallergic , an arts and culture blog.  

Dr. Anthony Fellow  presented a paper at the International Conference on Arts & Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii in January 2019.  

Dr. Penchan Phoborisut  gave a presentation titled “Video News Stories on Social Platforms,” at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall SoCal 2018 conference at CSUF in September. She gave a presentation titled "The Thai Cave Drama: Proliferation of the Thai State’s Nationalism” at the conference of the Council on the Thai Studies (COTS) in Madison, Wis., in  October .  She also gave a presentation titled "Selfies in Activism: The Visuals of the Unruly Bodies in Thai Protests” at a conference by the National Communication Association (NCA) in Salt Lake City in November.  

Dr. Chelsea Reynolds  presented a research poster at the annual conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in Montreal, Quebec in November.  

Dr. Jason Shepard  published a new edition a co-authored textbook,  Major Principles of Media Law , published by Cengage. He published a scholarly law review article titled "The First Amendment and Mandatory Condom Laws: Rethinking the 'Porn Exception' Strict Scrutiny, Content Neutrality and Secondary Effects Analysis" in the  Nevada Law Journal.  He published an article titled “Attack a journalist, you’ll do time, federal bill says,” in  California Publisher  and the  Orange County Register . He gave a presentation titled “Free Speech on Campus” at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall SoCal 2018 conference at CSUF in September.  

Dr. Doug Swanson  published two book chapters: “Thoughtful Awareness and Insightful Action in a Changing Workplace,” in the book  Public Relations: Competencies and Practice , published in January 2019 by Routledge, and “Connecting Ethics and Practice as PR Students Transition from Learners to Educators" in the book  Translating Values into Conduct: Cases in Public Relations Ethics , published in November by Oxford University Press.   

Dr. Ricardo Valencia  published two co-authored scholarly journal articles during his first semester teaching at CSUF. The first one, “Networks of radical contention: The co-constitutive relations between structural conditions and public relations strategies and tactics in the committee in solidarity with the people of El Salvador,” was published in  Public Relations Inquiry  in September 2018. The second article, “Branding the Revolution: Havana Club Advertising and the Fight for Cuban Authenticity,” was published in  Journal of Communication Inquiry .