McDowell Co-Edits Media as Politics in South Asia

Dr. Stephen McDowell, John H. Phipps Professor of Communication and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, has recently published a new book. McDowell co-edited Media as Politics in South Asia, the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia since the economic reforms in the 1990s. McDowell co-edited the book with Sahana Udupa, professor at Ludwig Maximilian[…] »

Felipe Korzenny Inducted into AHAA Hall of Fame

Emeritus director and founder of the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) Felipe Korzenny, Ph.D. will receive an award and induction into the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual Chicago conference in June. Dr. Korzenny, along with current director of the Center, Dr. Sindy Chapa, and four student[…] »

CCI Professor Art Raney Awarded FSU’s Most Prestigious Teaching Honor

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The College of Communication and Information‘s Dr. Arthur A. Raney, our James E. Kirk Professor of Communication, is the recent recipient of Florida State University’s most prestigious honor for teaching, the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Award. The award represents the culmination of sustained excellence in teaching, with recipients required to have also received a University Teaching Award[…] »

Jennifer Proffitt Awarded 2017 NEA Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize

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College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Dr. Jennifer Proffitt recently received the 2017 National Education Association’s Excellence in the Academy’s Democracy in Higher Education Prize for co-authoring the article, “Preventing Violence or Promulgating Fear? ALEC, the NRA, and Guns on Campus.” Dr. Proffitt and UNF’s John Wesley White authored the article which appears[…] »

CCI Study Reveals Hispanic Females Least Happy with Body Image

A study conducted at the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (the Center) at Florida State University concluded that Hispanic females are more dissatisfied with their bodies than any other ethnicity. Dr. Sindy Chapa, director of the Center, Dr. Felicia F. Jordan Jackson, Dr. Jaejin Lee and Dr. Kimberly A. Davis conducted the study to discover[…] »

Houck and Students Roadtrip to the Mississippi Delta and Civil Rights Landmarks

Davis Houck, professor in the School of Communication, has been at Florida State University for over seventeen years, researching the history of the civil rights movement and how the civil rights movement moved. A large part of the movement happened in the Mississippi Delta, what Houck calls “the most southern place on earth”. To better understand the history,[…] »