Updates from our all-star professors, researchers and innovators for fall 2018.
Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design | Communication | Communication and Society Residential Academic Program | Critical Media Practices
Information Science | Intermedia Arts, Writing and Performance PhD Program | Journalism | Media Studies
Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design
- Senior Instructor and Director of CMCI CommRAP Mindy Cheval was recently named co-chair of the Boulder Campus Residential Academic Program Council. In this position she will oversee faculty and staff programming and community building for the 10 campus RAPs.
- Visiting Professor of Practice Jennifer Colman served as the marketing chair and a board of trustees member for a local K–12 nonprofit.
- Visiting Professor of Practice Jeff Curry joined the faculty in fall 2017. He’s a board member of the Dairy Arts Center and is leading a team to reimagine the future of contemporary art in Boulder.
- Professor of Practice Dawn Doty developed a daylong portfolio and resume review session for PRSSA members and APRD students with global communications experts from PR Week’s 2018 Agency of the Year, Weber-Shandwick, as well as Ketchum, the winner of PR Week’s prestigious “Campaign of the Year” with client Frito-Lay North America.
- Assistant Professor Jolene Fisher received funding from the Arthur W. Page Center to study the use of transparent communication in public relations and co-directed the first International Strategic Communication Global Seminar program in Paris, France.
- Chair and Associate Professor Harsha Gangadharbatla advised a team of students who took second place in the district in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC).
- Associate Professor Glenn Griffin is writing a second book, tentatively titled Rounding Up: How Advertising Can Help Brands Do Business and Do Good. In May, his co-authored research on the use of experimental technologies in award-winning advertising was presented at the International Communication Association conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and he was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Certified Public Communicators Conference in Dallas, Texas, in July.
- Assistant Professor Toby Hopp published several articles on issues relating to the use of digital technologies and citizen engagement. He also received funds from the Arthur W. Page Center to study disinformation environments.
- Professor Seow Ting Lee’s recent research in health communication and public relations produced three journal articles, two book chapters and five papers for the International Communication Association (ICA) and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conferences. She was promoted to full professor in May 2018.
- Professor of Practice Dan Ligon joined the faculty in 2016 and helped lead CU to its highest finish ever in the One Show Young Ones competition 2018.
- Associate Professor Kelty Logan returned from sabbatical and is researching the rhetorical strategies employed by brands in crisis.
- Assistant Professor Erin Schauster received a Faculty Teaching Fellowship from NEST, the Nature, Environment, Science and Technology Studio for the Arts, for the cross-disciplinary course The Art & Strategy of Science Communication: Branding Climate Change, and published several articles on advertising and public relations education, ethics, practices and international perspectives.
- Associate Professor David Slayden is executive director of CMCI Studio, a collective of thinkers and doers that innovates at the crossroads of technology, design and creativity.
- Professor of Practice David Smail judged the 2018 Young Ones Portfolio competition and is an advisor for the Denver chapter of the One Club.
- Professor Krishnamurthy Sriramesh in the past year has published three refereed articles and four book chapters while also working on the manuscript for the third edition of The Global Public Relations Handbook: Theory, Research, and Practice, which is almost completed (32 chapters in all) for publication by Routledge, New York.
- Professor Burton St. John, who arrived at CMCI in fall 2018, published three books and two journal articles in 2017, with one book as a finalist for AEJMC’s Tankard Award in 2018.
- Visiting Professor of Practice Michael Stoner recently attended the National Student Advertising Competition hosted by the AAF. He employed six APRD student interns working during the summer at his agency, YR1—all busy developing strategy, websites, videos, TV spots, collateral, social media and PR on behalf of four clients.
- Assistant Professor Christopher Vargo received the Paper of the Year award from Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly for a 2016 article. He also published five articles in various journals, and his work appeared in the Journal of Communication and Social Science & Medicine.
- Assistant Professor Erin Willis published two articles in top health communication journals, completed her Master of Public Health degree and will present several papers at the 2018 AEJMC conference.
Assistant Professors Jolene Fisher and Toby Hopp accompanied students on visits to nine strategic communications agencies in Paris over the summer for the International Strategic Communication Global Seminar. The group of 25 students visited cultural landmarks throughout the city, and in other areas of France and Belgium. Above, senior media design student Dream Brewer looks at a Mark Rothko painting at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
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- Associate Professor John Ackerman drafted an academic futures proposal on writing across the curriculum and has a new article in press.
- Professor and Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Karen Ashcraft celebrated the publication of a new book co-written with Professor Tim Kuhn and other colleagues; had fun teaching a new senior seminar and delivering talks on diversity and affect; and looks forward to her stint as CMCI’s first associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Associate Professor David Boromisza-Habashi was granted a sabbatical and is writing an intercultural communication textbook.
- Professor Emeritus Bob Craig published two essays and presented the 2018 Leonardo Da Vinci Lecture at the University of Oregon in Portland on the topic “Communicating a Pluralistic Universe.”
- Assistant Professor Joelle Cruz published two articles, delivered keynote addresses at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in Denmark and Metropolitan State University in Denver, and led two workshop/seminars at CBS.
- Associate Professor Lisa Flores delivered a keynote address for the 2017 Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference at the University of Iowa, presented several talks around the country, was invited to be an international reference group member of a grant project at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway and had two essays accepted for publication.
- Professor Larry Frey had five publications, gave 15 convention presentations and was appointed as a Communication Research Fellow in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University.
- Assistant Professor Laurie Gries gave a number of invited talks based on her award-winning book Still Life with Rhetoric, completed a recently published co-edited collection titled Circulation, Rhetoric, and Writing and successfully negotiated fourth-year review.
- Professor Emeritus Jerry Hauser delivered a plenary lecture at the Rhetoric Society of Europe conference in Norwich, England, and retired as editor of Philosophy & Rhetoric after editing its 50th anniversary issue.
- Senior Instructor Ruth Hickerson was named the new director of CMCI’s Pathways to Excellence—a summer bridge program for first-generation and underrepresented students—and was promoted to the rank of senior instructor.
- Assistant Professor Jody Jahn published two articles and two chapters about safety-related communication in wildfire response operations in the U.S. and Sweden; she has now turned her attention toward analyzing ethnographic data and mapping community census survey data—both from Nederland, Colorado—regarding the community’s wildfire preparation activities.
- Associate Professor Matt Koschmann received a Fulbright Scholars Award to the Philippines for his sabbatical research, where he was a visiting scholar at Ateneo de Manila University during the 2018 spring semester.
- Professor Tim Kuhn served as associate chair for the department’s undergraduate program and will begin a stint as chair of CMCI’s Faculty Council this year. During the past year, he published a few articles on organizational communication, knowledge and work; was elected vice chair of the Organizational Communication division of the International Communication Association; and served as associate editor for the interdisciplinary academic journal Human Relations.
- Senior Instructor Jeff Motter was promoted to the rank of senior instructor and continues to work with undergraduates in BoulderTalks.
- Assistant Professor Tiara Na’puti spoke at the United Nations during the decolonization meetings in October 2017 and published two research articles on indigenous communication in the U.S. territory of Guam/Guåhan.
- Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Communication and Democratic Engagement Phaedra Pezzullo published the fifth edition of her textbook, Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere, and gave talks in Shanghai and Beijing, where she initiated a co-edited collection on China and green publics.
- Assistant Professor Natasha Shrikant published three articles comparing how white and minority business people navigate race, ethnicity and politics through their daily business interactions, and she became secretary of the Language and Social Interaction Division of the International Communication Association.
- Chair and Professor Peter Simonson delivered CMCI’s 2018 Payden Lecture, published an article on democratic hope after Obama, and enjoyed the opportunity to meet and correspond with communication alumni during his first year as department chair.
- Senior Instructor Jamie Skerski became the new associate chair for undergraduate studies. In April, she gave a TEDxCU talk on “Tomboys and Gender Rebellion.”
- Associate Professor Leah Sprain was promoted to associate professor with tenure, won a Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award, published several articles and began a yearlong sabbatical, during which she will pursue her collaborative work with the city of Boulder and its sustainable energy initiatives.
- Associate Professor Ted Striphas was interviewed by journalists in Australia, Brazil and Denmark about his upcoming book, Algorithmic Culture. He also developed professional connections in China and enjoyed his first year as the department’s associate chair of graduate studies.
- Professor Bryan Taylor is co-editing a planned Handbook of Communication and Security, working to develop more robust communicative explanations of nuclear deterrence, and is continuing to direct CU Boulder’s Peace, Conflict and Security program.
- Professor Emeritus Karen Tracy presented papers in Bologna, Italy, and Prague, Czech Republic, published an article and chapter, and recently signed a contract to write a text about grounded practical theory with Professor Emeritus Bob Craig.
- Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Curriculum and Programs Cindy White completed her third year as CMCI’s associate dean for undergraduate programs and curriculum, and participated in the national first-year college experience conference.
The Pathways to Excellence program offers first-generation and underrepresented students the opportunity to gain handson training with technology and media creation. Senior Instructor Ruth Hickerson is the program’s new director. Above, student Josh Bustillos works with a camera during the 2017 summer program. Photo by senior journalism student Katie Pickrell.
Associate Professor Matt Koschmann developed the online Group Communication and Decision-Making Simulation, where a citizen task force can work together to develop a fire mitigation plan for a fictional mountain community. The simulation offers participants a realistic group experience within a managed setting that allows for learning and discovery.
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Communication and Society Residential Academic Program
- Senior Instructor Kendra Gale became associate director of the Communication and Society Residential Academic Program. Her branding class worked on projects for Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha and Bobo’s Bars.
- Instructor Sara Jamieson received a Women Who Make a Difference Award from CU’s Women’s Resource Center and is working toward completing a book based on her research with indigenous Wayuu women in Venezuela and Colombia titled Initiations of Urban Wayuu Women: Creating Moral Bodies and Preserving Culture in Venezuela, under contract with the University of Nebraska Press.
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Critical Media Practices
- Associate Professor Reece Auguiste participated in a film retrospective of his work at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in Ithaca, New York, and presented his film Twilight City at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. He screened the films Duty of the Hour and Stillness Spirit at Jo’Burg Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, and presented at the Conference Reframing Africa Workshop: Modernity, Cinema and Africa at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
- Assistant Professor Betsey Biggs recently received a de Castro Research Award to help support her new creative project, melt, a feature-length experimental music film/performance and meditation on ice based on psychogeographic fieldwork and community collaboration in the Arctic. Her sonic virtual reality work, Souf, premiered at Florida State University in spring 2018.
- Professor Emeritus Daniel Boord’s film Contigo was included in the Faculty Exhibition: 2017 at the CU Art Museum.
- Instructor Eric Coombs Esmail served as cinematographer and sound designer for the forthcoming short film Lemonade, and completed principal photography for a documentary short and VR experience titled Messengers. He also presented as a panelist at the Denver Film Festival in a discussion on artist-run film labs. He partnered with his colleague, Instructor Christian Hammons, to form the media production startups Wolf Tung Media and Deranged Penguin Productions.
- Instructor Patrick Clark designed virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences as part of CU Boulder NEXT. He is also working on a project funded by the National Association of Broadcasters that develops protocols to test the efficacy of documentary storytelling in a variety of formats, including VR, AR and interactive documentary.
- Assistant Professor, Associate Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism (CEJ) and Co-director of NEST Studio for the Arts Erin Espelie completed three short films, including Inside the Shared Life, which premiered in June at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. She has two forthcoming book chapters, one on the aesthetics of black mirrors (Lexington Books) and another on the ethics of image making in the Anthropocene (Bloomsbury Press).
- Interim Chair and Associate Professor Harsha Gangadharbatla (see APRD).
- Instructor Christian Hammons wrote, produced and directed the short film Lemonade and created the media production startups Deranged Penguin Productions and Wolf Tung Media with Instructor Eric Coombs Esmail.
- Associate Professor and Co-director of NEST Tara Knight animated the video projection design for the world premiere of Ballast, a new play about the transgender experience. Her new animated short film, Unsettled, will premiere at the Ottawa Animation Festival in fall 2018.
- Scholar in Residence and Associate Director for NEST Jorge Perez-Gallego was a member of the opening team at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida, and is co-PI of an NSF-funded project leveraging Minecraft as an informal learning environment for young people.
- Professor Teri Rueb opened three major site-specific mobile media installations in 2017, including Fens, commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston as part of the exhibition, Listen Hear: The Art of Sound; Times Beach, set in the Buffalo Outer Harbor; and Of Land and Dreams.
- Assistant Professor Stephanie Spray is in post-production for her feature-length documentary, Edge of Time, which she shot aboard the JOIDES Resolution, a scientific drilling ship funded by the International Ocean Discovery Program with National Science Foundation funding, over the course of 10 weeks in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. She received a Faculty Fellowship from the Center for Humanities and Arts for 2018–19 and a de Castro Faculty Research Award from CMCI for her new film, Patagonia Park.
- Instructor Andrew Young spoke on his research into Rwandan media and ethics at the Media Research and Practice Colloquium and published his article, “Peter Gunn and Social Fissure on U.S. Network Television: Radicalism, Regressivism, and the Machinery of Night” in Critical Studies and Television.
Associate Professor Reece Auguiste’s Stillness Spirit is an experimental essay film about the largest private collection of African art in Colorado. Composed of a series of long takes interspersed with photographs of pieces from the collection, the film emphasizes movement, time and space, and is structured so viewers may experience the collection as if they were walking through a gallery of African art. Photo courtesy of Reece Auguiste.
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- Professor William Aspray is collaborating on a history of computing at the National Science Foundation and also on a book on fake facts in American history.
- Associate Professor Lecia Barker is studying the information and information sources that persuade computer science faculty to try out new teaching practices. She also recently constructed a survey to study students’ sense of belonging and professional identity in computing-related majors. The information can be used to diagnose how well a department is retaining its majors.
- Assistant Professor Jed Brubaker is working to make the internet a kinder place. Along with his students in the Identity Lab, he is researching ways to humanize algorithms, design for our digital afterlives and support marginalized groups through projects funded by the National Science Foundation, Facebook and Mozilla.
- Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf explores how feminist theory can inform the processes and outcomes of design. She is conducting research on the histories and futures of “smart” textiles.
- Assistant Professor Casey Fiesler is conducting empirical studies of internet research ethics, funded by the National Science Foundation. She is also working on strategies for making online communities more inclusive and safe, with fandom as one case study.
- Assistant Professor Brian Keegan is using online game data to design more effective teams, exploring the potential to use conversational interfaces like Alexa for data collection and storytelling, and researching how the emerging cannabis industry is employing data science.
- Chair and Professor Leysia Palen is examining the generation of information infrastructures and the use of social media in extreme weather hazard events in projects that are funded by the National Science Foundation.
- Assistant Professor Michael Paul recently published a book about how data science and social media can solve new problems in public health.
- Assistant Professor Ricarose Roque is designing and studying ways to engage youth and families in inclusive and creative learning experiences with computing with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Office of Outreach and Community Engagement at CU.
- Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir is modeling how people interpret visual information to create scalable and more effective visualization systems, interactive machine learning solutions and augmented reality applications funded by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Air Force.
- Assistant Professor Amy Voida is studying the role of data and technology in the nonprofit sector—including the demands of big data aggregation in human service organizations, the challenges and benefits of crowdfunding for charities, and framing strategies for data in advocacy work.
- Assistant Professor Stephen Voida is studying, designing and evaluating personal informatics and collaboration technologies in a variety of challenging use contexts, including the management of chronic health conditions like bipolar disorder, and in distributed digital humanitarian and crisis response networks.
- Instructor Jason Zietz joined the faculty this fall. Along with his strong interests in teaching various aspects of computing, he is interested in how computational systems can be designed to support personal and societal well-being.
Assistant Professor Ricarose Roque leads Family Creative Learning workshops to help students and parents learn together through the use of creative technologies. The workshops are designed to build on families’ relationships and cultural backgrounds, and to strengthen their social support and expertise around computing.
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Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance PhD Program
- Professor and Director of IAWP Mark Amerika’s work was featured in international exhibits, including GlitchMix, not an error, in Havana, Cuba, and Beyond GRAMMATRON: 20 Years into the Future, in London, England. His latest book, remixthecontext, was published in 2018 by Routledge.
- Associate Professor Lori Emerson is working on two book projects, including The Lab Book: Situated Practices in Media Studies and Other Networks. Emerson also serves as founding director of the Media Archaeology Lab. She recently discussed the MAL and her two book projects in Mexico City, Mexico; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and Mainz, Germany.
In June, installation artist and Associate Professor Michael Theodore performed with sound artist Francisco López at the Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, New York. Above, Theodore performs electric guitar and electronics during the sold-out event, which earned a Critic’s Pick by The New York Times. Photo by Brooke Biondi courtesy of the ISSUE Project Room.
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- Scholar in Residence Jared Bahir Browsh joined the faculty in January 2018 after earning a PhD in media studies, and graduate certificates in comparative ethnic studies and women and gender studies. In addition to his teaching duties, he is serving as the general manager of Radio 1190.
- Associate Professor Angie Chuang is using a de Castro Research Award to research news media representations of whiteness in the 2017 Charlottesville white nationalist rally and counterprotest. The study will be a chapter in her book-in-progress on identity in news media, American Otherness.
- Senior Instructor Paul Daugherty leads the award-winning CU Science Update documentary series, which has a show in production about tiny satellites called CubeSats.
- Assistant Professor Patrick Ferrucci published results of his research on how technology and economics are affecting journalism practice. The Nieman Lab at Harvard University named one study among the most interesting of early 2018. He also gave a TED Talk at TEDxMileHigh in June.
- Senior Instructor and Assistant Dean for Student Success Steve Jones entered his fifth decade of teaching at CU Boulder and his third decade of overseeing Buff Sports Live, which was formerly CU Sports Magazine.
- Associate Professor Hun Shik Kim recently published “Korean Journalism: From Partners of Political Power to Adversarial Agents of Social Change” in the book Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea. A second book chapter on the history of Korean journalism with an annotated bibliography is part of Korean Communication, Media and Culture.
- Instructor and Associate Director of the CEJ Michael Kodas’ book, Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame, won the 2018 Colorado Book Award for general nonfiction.
- Assistant Professor Christine Larson is analyzing gender, ethnic and racial diversity in opinion writing and book publishing. She’s also finishing a book proposal about women, innovation and book publishing.
- Professor Michael McDevitt explores the relationship of anti-elitist populism to news media in his forthcoming book, Intellect in Journalism: Where Ideas Go to Die (Oxford).
- Assistant Professor Mei-Ling McNamara produced and co-directed a multimedia Guardian U.K./U.S. exclusive investigation on the trafficking of incarcerated women out of U.S. jails and prisons, which was published and broadcast in June based on a year of research and reporting in Massachusetts, Florida and Texas. She also presented the work at the AEJMC conference in August.
- Instructor and News Corps Director Chuck Plunkett received a 2018 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award and won the University of Denver’s Journalism in the Public Interest Award, the American Civil Liberties Union Larry Tajiri Memorial Media Award for journalistic freedom and integrity in Colorado, and the Colorado Association of Libraries’ Julie J. Boucher Community Honor Roll for Intellectual Freedom Award for his “News Matters” perspective section that called on the ownership of The Denver Post to reform its practices across all its newspaper holdings.
- Associate Professor Kathleen Ryan received a yearlong grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to update the website “Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II” in time for the 75th anniversary of the end of the war.
- Chair and Associate Professor Elizabeth Skewes and colleagues Kathleen Ryan and Pat Clark were awarded a $15,000 PILOT Innovation grant from the National Association of Broadcasters for a research project on immersive storytelling.
- Assistant Professor Ross Taylor led the sixth annual The Image, Deconstructed, a three-day workshop on photojournalism. One of Taylor’s photographs was chosen for the American Photography 34 Photo Annual Book, and a documentary project was awarded first place for this year’s AEJMC VisCom Division creative works competition.
- Dean Emeritus Paul Voakes is under contract, with co-authors Paula Ellis and Dean Lori Bergen, to write a reporting textbook that reimagines the role of journalism in the digital age. Cognella Academic Publishing plans to publish the book in 2021.
- Professor Jan Whitt won the Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award, which honors a female faculty member in the CU system for her efforts to advance women in academia, and her interdisciplinary scholarship and distinguished teaching. Whitt published Untold Stories, Unheard Voices: Truman Capote and In Cold Blood (Mercer University Press).
- Professor and Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism Tom Yulsman oversaw a successful grant proposal for $2.47 million to Cindy Scripps to fund the Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism for the next five years, and he traveled to Tromsø, Norway, to cover the Arctic Frontiers conference for Discover magazine and other publications.
Senior Instructor Steve Jones entered his third decade overseeing CU Boulder’s student-run sports television show, Buff Sports Live. He also teaches television production and directing for the university’s student-produced newscast, NewsTeam Boulder, along with Instructor Paul Daugherty.
In her interactive documentary project Homefront Heroines: The WAVES of World War II, Associate Professor Kathleen Ryan examines the women who were part of the Navy’s WAVES program, short for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Ryan is also the recipient of this year’s Payden Award for excellence in teaching and research or creative work. The award is named after William R. Payden (Jour’57), who established the Payden endowment in 2010.
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- Associate Professor Shu-Ling Chen Berggreen is continuing her research into media’s mythic storytelling in the conceptualization and commodification of tea.
- Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research Andrew Calabrese published a journal article in The Communication Review titled “Human Need as a Justification for Communication Rights,” and an article in the journal Communication +1 titled “Caveat Emptor! The Rhetoric of Choice in Food Politics.”
- Chair, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Media, Religion and Culture Nabil Echchaibi published a chapter titled “Unveiling Obsessions: Muslims and the Trap of Representation” in Re-Scripting Islam: Reporting on Muslims and Their Faith and presented at conferences in Vienna, Austria; Prague, Czech Republic; and Utrecht, Netherlands.
- Instructor Steven Frost curated and participated in a night of performances at the Denver Art Museum, presented a lecture titled “Pink It and Shrink It: How the Firearm Industry Markets to Women” at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in Los Angeles, California, and had a solo exhibition at the Creative Arts Coalition to Transform Urban Space in Long Beach, California.
- Professor and Director of the Center for Media, Religion and Culture Stewart Hoover was inducted as a fellow at the 68th annual International Communication Association Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, and he published “Conjuring Religion in the Media Age and in Media Scholarship” in The Inclusive Vision: Essays in Honor of Larry Gross.
- Associate Professor Polly McLean published the book Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family’s Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High.
- Professor Janice Peck co-edited a special issue of the journal Communication +1 focused on the intersection of culture, media and policy. She co-wrote the issue’s introductory essay, “Media:Culture:Policy, or What we talk about when we talk about (cultural) policy.” She also finished her appointment as associate dean of graduate studies and research.
- Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska published an article titled “Expanding the Epistemological Horizon: Institutionalized Visual Knowledge and Human Rights” in the 25th anniversary issue of the journal Javnost - The Public. Her book chapter, “The Purchase of Witnessing in Human Rights Activism,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism. Her co-edited volume Visual Imagery and Human Rights Practice is coming out with Palgrave this fall.
- Assistant Professor Nathan Schneider’s new book, Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that is Shaping the Next Economy, was published in September. In the fall, he helped organize the Colorado Shared Ownership Summit, a gathering of the state’s cooperatives, employee-owned businesses, credit unions and more.
- Associate Professor J. Richard Stevens published a book chapter titled “Plastic Military Mythology: Hypercommercialism and Hasbro’s G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.”
- Professor Michael Tracey published an essay in May on the social and cognitive origins of contemporary populism in Humanities and Social Science, and submitted an article on the cultural and cognitive origins of suicide bombers.
Artist and Instructor Steven Frost tells the stories of hidden histories through objects and performance. In March, he did a full-day artist takeover at the Denver Art Museum as part of the Untitled Final Fridays program. Photo by Jay Schubert of Supernova Photography.
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