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Areas of Expertise
Faculty to speak on panel at 150th Nebraska Press Association annual convention Sunday, March 19, 2023 - 8:45am
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is proud to announce that five faculty members will speak on a panel at the 150th Nebraska Press Association Annual Convention on Saturday, April 15, 2023, in Lincoln, Nebraska.Full Story
Kirkpatrick named AEJMC Emerging Scholar Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 11:15am
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication has named a College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty member as one of its 2023 Emerging Scholars. Ciera Kirkpatrick, an assistant professor of advertising and public relations, was awarded a $3,500 grant as part of an AEJMC program to recognize promising young scholars and encourage their professional growth.Full Story
Designing Effective Health Messaging with Ciera Kirkpatrick Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 1:00pm
As the pandemic settled in, Ciera Kirkpatrick was a new mom working on her doctorate, a double challenge added to the already tall order of first-time motherhood. Kirkpatrick reflected her experience in her dissertation, studying how social media depictions of motherhood can affect how women perceive their own experience. It informs her broader interest in how media messages influence people’s health-related decisions.Full Story