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American University School of Communication has a strong presence at the 2010 convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Faculty will be showing their work on a series of panels and presentations. See below for details, or view the conference program and read paper abstracts.

Wednesday, August 8:

1-5 p.m.: Associate professor John Watson delivers a presentation on "The Not So Subtle Racism of Presidential Politics."

2:30-2:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Angie Chuang speaks on a panel, "What Does it Take to Make the Transition Work? Models and Needs."

 

Thursday, August 9:

10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.: PhD student Jamie Schleser presents her high density referred research paper, "Something Old, Something New: Convergence Culture, Lifestage Marketing, and The Knot, Inc."

11:45-1:15 p.m.: Assistant professor Sol Hart presents his research paper, "Metaphors in Science Communication: The Influence of Metaphors on the Public Perception of Introduced Species."

11:45-1:15 p.m.: Assistant professor Deen Freelon presents his research paper, "Caustic Comments: Measuring Incivility in Online Comments and Testing."

1:30-3:00 p.m.: Assistant professor Sol Hart presents his research paper, "Attitude Change in Competitive Framing Environments? The Moderating Role of Open/Close-Mindedness on Framing Effects About Global Climate Change."

3:15-4:45 p.m.: Associate professor Rick Rockwell speaks on a panel, "A Century of Journalism and News Media in Latin America and the Carribean" on "A Perspective of the Trajectory of Central America."

 

Friday, August 10

11:45-1:15 p.m.: Professor W. Joeseph Campbell moderates the Kappa Tau Alpha and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Awards Luncheon.

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Wendy Melillo presents his research paper, "A New York Tribune Reporter's Correspondence, Captivity, and Escape During the American Civil War."

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Angie Chuang and assistant librarian Robin Chin Roemer present their research paper, "The DC Snipers and Shifting Signifiers of Otherness: Newspaper Coverage of John Allan Muhammad and John Lee Malvo."

New Dean Welcome Reception

Jeff Rutenbeck, American University's new School of Communication dean

6:45 - 9:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception for New American University School of Communication Dean, Jeff Rutenbeck.

 

 

 

Saturday, August 11

8:15-9:45 a.m.: Assistant professor Deen Freelon is the discussant for the Political Communication Interest Group. 

12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Jan Schaffer, executive director of J-Lab, moderates a luncheon session, "New News Labs: The Rise of University Entrepreneurial News Startups." Funded by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. 

1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Professor Rodger Streitmatter speaks on a panel, "Theories and Methods in GLBT and Entertainment Studies."

1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Assistant Professor Angie Chuang moderates a panel session "Journalists and Fair Use."

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: PhD student Sarah Merritt presents her referred research paper, "How the Visual Fits into the Framing Process."

5:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m.: Professor Rodger Streitmatter presents his research paper, "An Eminent Illustrator and the Man Behind the Man: J.C. Leyendecker and Charles Beach."

 

Sunday, August 12

AEJMC Panel Flyer

8:15-9:45 a.m.: Assistant professor Carolyn Brown speaks on a panel, "Reporting Migration from a Latino and Practice Perspective."

8:15-9:45 a.m.: Assistant professor Lauren Feldman moderates a panel session "Campaigns and Elections."

10:00-11:30 a.m.: Assistant professor Wendy Melillo moderates and Professor W. Joseph Campbell and Associate professor John Watson speak on a PF&R panel, "Prejudging Justice: The News Media and Prominent Criminal Trials, 1897 to 2011."

Faculty at AEJMC

Carolyn Brown

Professor Carolyn Brown

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W. Joseph Campbell

W. Joseph Campbell, professor of communication

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Robin Chin Roemer

SOC Robin Chin Roemer

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Angie Chuang

Angie Chuang

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Lauren Feldman

Assistant Professor of public communication

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Deen Freelon

Deen Freelon

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Sol Hart

SOC Sol Hart

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Wendy Melillo

American University School of Communication professor of public communication WEndy Melillo Farrill

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Rick Rockwell

SOC Rick Rockwell

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Jeff Rutenbeck

Jeff Rutenbeck, American University's new School of Communication dean

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Jan Schaffer

Jan Schaffer is the Director of J-Lab, the Institute for Interactive Journalism at the American University School of Communication

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Rodger Streitmatter

Rodger Streitmatter

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John Watson

American University School of Communication journalism professor John Watson

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