Doctoral Students Present Research, Win Awards

Over 46 College of Communication and Information doctoral students and faculty members gathered at FSU’s Alumni Center Ballroom for the annual Doctoral Student Research Presentation and Reception on November 28, 2018. Twenty posters from the FSU’s School of Communication, School of Information, and School of Communication Science and Disorders competed for travel awards. Winners include:[…] »

Comm Doctoral Students Publish Research on Feminism in Disney Films

School of Communication doctoral students Abigail Reed and Kailash Koushik recently had their research paper Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast, and Disney’s Commodification of Feminism: A Political Economic Analysis accepted for publication in the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) on November 18, 2018. According to the paper’s abstract, the research “seeks to[…] »

Faculty, Students Highly Recognized at National Communication Association Convention

On November 8 – 11, 2018 students and faculty from Florida State University’s School of Communication attended the 104th annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through aesthetic, humanistic, and social scientific inquiry. NCA[…] »

Professor Collaborates with Recent Ph.D. Grad to Publish Research Analyzing Pro-Social Messages

Dr. Katherine Dale and Dr. Danyang Zhao recently had their research paper accepted into the communication journal Computers in Human Behavior: Volume Ninety-One published online through Science Direct. The paper, entitled “Pro-social messages and transcendence: A content analysis of Facebook reactions to Mark Zuckerberg’s donation pledge” is a project that Dr. Zhao has been working on[…] »

iSchool Professor Greg Riccardi Retiring After 37 Years at Florida State

Dr. Greg Riccardi, a Professor in Florida State University’s iSchool, retired in June 2018 after 37 years of teaching. Known as one of the most influential and supportive professors, Dr. Riccardi has taught many subjects across Computer Science and Information Technology. He also directed iDigInfo, a research institute here at FSU that has been a[…] »

SCSD Professor Contributes to Six-Year Study on Speech Development

Kelly Farquharson, Professor in FSU’s School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD), has published a longitudinal study in collaboration with Tiffany P. Hogan and Jordan R. Green, both from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts. The study follows nine infants from English-speaking US families between the ages of 9 and 30 months. They recorded each[…] »

iSchool Professor Receives Social Computing Award

Florida State University School of Information Assistant Professor Yubo Kou has received an Honorable Mention Award from the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. Bringing together top researchers and practitioners, CSCW explores the[…] »