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Research & Projects at SOC

  • 2014 University Faculty Award Recipients
  • Engaging in Debates about Science and Society
  • Professor Tackles Issues of Internet Governance
  • Research Focus Wins Award for Communication Professor
  • Stand Up Planet
  • Smithsonian Series

Faculty Research Fuels Innovation and Enhances Students Experience

Our world-class faculty members have earned prestigious awards - Pulitzers and Oscars and Emmys. Their cutting-edge research activities and their professional engagements play key roles in national and global policy development. Their excellence in the classroom and deep commitment to personalized mentorship have helped launch thousands of rewarding careers.

We are actively taking part in shaping our world in positive ways. Our Center for Environmental Filmmaking, Center for Social Media, J-Lab and Investigative Reporting Workshop are engaged in profoundly impactful and meaningful work as our faculty, staff and students strive to expand the constructive power of communication and media.

Visiting Scholars/Visiting Fellows Program: The School of Communication accepts a limited number of visiting scholars/fellows each academic year. Additional information and application form available here.

Top Blog Post of 2013

School of Communication Associate Professor Rhonda Zaharna's new book looks at the cultural

R.S. Zaharna's Individualism, Collectivism - and Relationalism, illustrating new ways of looking at public diplomacy, was the Center for Public Diplomacy's top post for the year.

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New Book

Professor Angie Chuang's book, The Four Words for Home, details the immigrant experience—including her own family’s.

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Wendy Melillo

SOC Melillo Book Cover

Professor Wendy Melillo's new book shines a light on iconic American ad campaigns and explores how they influenced the nation.

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