Faculty Accomplishments: October 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 8:30am

Many College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty achieved notable accomplishments during the month of October. Check out their latest achievements. 

Associate Professors Valerie Jones and Changmin Yan, along with Lecturer Mike Hanus, had a paper, "Reducing Loneliness among Aging Adults: The Roles of Personal Voice Assistants and Anthropomorphic Interactions" accepted for publication in Frontiers in Public Health.

Assistant Professor Ciera Kirkpatrick won the Office of Research and Economic Development Research and Creative Activity Slam.

Assistant Professor Jessica Fargen Walsh was selected for the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's Faculty Success Program.

Associate Professor Bruce Thorson was invited to speak at the National Press Photographers Association's Journalists of Varying Abilities Webinar on Oct. 6.

Assistant Professor Kelli Boling had four articles published in October. "Truth, Justice, and Sexual Violence: A Comparative analysis of Op-Eds surrounding the Hill-Thomas and Ford-Kavanaugh hearings," was accepted for publication in Journalism Studies. "Saudi Women Take the Wheel: A Content Analysis of How Saudi Arabian Car Companies Reached Women on Social Media" was accepted for publication in Issues & Research in Advertising. "We Matter”: Cultural Significance of a Counter-Narrative Black Public Affairs Program," was published in Journalism History. Her fourth article, "How Race and Gender Impact the Perceived Objectivity of Broadcast Women of Color on Twitter," was accepted for publication in Social Media and Society. 

Professor Barney McCoy presented his digital distractions and student remote learning research during a panel discussion at the 2021 Broadcast Education Association virtual conference. He was also a featured guest on the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center's Tech Refactored podcast to discuss his recent work, "Teaching and Digital Distractors in the Era of COVID."

Assistant Professor Jason Stamm had an article,""I Don't Know How to Get Past That": Racism and Stereotyping in College Football Recruiting Media," published in the Sociology of Sport Journal.

Assistant Professor of Practice Katie Krcmarik had a chapter, “Women of the Federal Art Project Poster Division,” published in “Baseline Shift: Untold Stories of Women in Graphic Design History.”

Professor Laurie Lee had a book, Communications Law: Practical Applications in the Digital Age, 3rd edition, go to press. Lee also had an article, "Smart Home Data Privacy and an Evolving Fourth Amendment," published in the Stetson Law Review. 

Associate Professor Joe Weber's book, Rhymes with Fighter: Clayton Yeutter, American Statesman," was published by the University of Nebraska Press.

Valerie Jones headshot
Valerie Jones, associate professor
Changmin Yan headshot
Changmin Yan, associate professor
Mike Hanus headshot
Mike Hanus, lecturer
Ciera Kirkpatrick Headshot
Ciera Kirkpatrick, assistant professor
Jessica Walsh headshot
Jessica Fargen Walsh, assistant professor
Bruce Thorson headshot
Bruce Thorson, associate professor
Kelli Boling headshot
Kelli Boling, assistant professor
Barney McCoy Headshot
Barney McCoy, professor
Jason Stamm headshot
Jason Stamm, assistant professor
Katie Krcmarik
Katie Krcmarik, assistant professor of practice
Laurie Lee headshot
Laurie Lee, professor
Joe Weber headshot
Joe Weber, associate professor