5th Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference to Focus on Media and Social Change in South Asia

The 5th Annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies conference will be held on January 31 to February 1, 2019 at the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. This year’s theme, “Cultural Disruptions: Media and Social Change in South Asia,” is focused on the reconfiguration of cultural, social, economic […] »

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: […] »

CCI Invests in Faculty Research Initiative

In the interest of promoting strong proposals for external funding and building interdisciplinary collaboration, FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) initiated an internal research award competition. Faculty were encouraged to write proposals that could be used to support initiatives that connect CCI faculty to Florida priorities or Community needs, e.g. new collaborations with the […] »

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 […] »

Meet CCI’s New Faculty

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information welcomed its biggest group of new faculty members this Fall. From aural rehabilitation, media psychology, rhetoric and argumentation to cloud computing and video gaming, our faculty’s areas of research and rich educational and employment backgrounds give them unique skill sets to prepare students for their futures. We […] »