Comm School Professor Offers Expertise on Project Honoring Civil Rights Icon

Dr. Davis W. Houck

School of Communication Professor, Davis W. Houck, Ph.D., is playing a key role in the making of a new documentary and curriculum about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. View the film’s trailer. Read about this project from Florida State University News: FSU professor offers expertise on project honoring civil rights icon

Jennifer Proffitt Assumes Director Role at School of Communication

Jennifer Proffitt Photo

College of Communication and Information researcher and professor, Jennifer M. Proffitt, Ph.D., has assumed the role of Director of the School of Communication beginning January 2018. Proffitt is replacing Gary Heald, Ph.D., Theodore Clevenger Professor Emeritus, who has served as Director since July 2014 after being a Florida State faculty member for nearly 34 years.[…] »

Three CCI professors nominated for Transformation through Teaching award

The Transformation through Teaching program was established by Florida State University’s Spiritual Life Project. Their goal is to nurture students’ search for meaning, purpose, and authenticity in life. Through the Transformation Through Teaching program, the group focuses on honoring full-time faculty that have had an intellectual, inspirational, and integrative impact on the lives of their students. This year three of the[…] »

21 Tips for College Students from Mark Zeigler

Mark Zeigler, beloved professor in the School of Communication, took to Facebook to give incoming college students some advice. After 23 years of college classroom work, he gives 21 pieces of invaluable advice for newly minted high school graduates.           1. Go to class, all classes, all lab meetings. ALL. 2.[…] »

Jessica Wendorf Muhamad Joins Communication Faculty

The College of Communication & Information is pleased to announce Jessica Wendorf Muhamad, Ph.D. is joining the School of Communication as an assistant professor starting Fall 2017. Wendorf Muhamad is the director of the PEAKS Lab, a research lab focused on developing evidence-based interventions for social issues through participatory action research. Her research examines experiences,[…] »

FSU researcher finds users influenced by cues when online ordering

Dr. Jinghui (Jove) Hou, assistant professor in the School of Communication, published new research examining cues and food consumption. Hou joined Florida State University faculty last summer. Her research focuses on social and psychological effects of communication technologies effects. Her most recent research study, Can Interface Cues Nudge Modeling of Food Consumption? Experiments on a Food-Ordering Website examined[…] »