Here you will find scholarly and other professional works of faculty in the College of Communication.

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Submissions from 2015

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A Humanistic Approach to Understanding Child Consumer Socialization in US Homes, Lucy Atkinson, Michelle R. Nelson, and Mark A. Rademacher

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Eliciting Behavior From Interactive Narratives: Isolating the Role of Agency in Connecting With and Modeling Characters, Francesca R. Dillman, Ryan Rogers, and Lisa Barnard

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The Countdown to Y2KTV and the Arrival of the New Serialists, Gary R. Edgerton

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Framing of Jacob Zuma and Polygamy in Die Burger (2008-2013), Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Women's eNews: Reaching Out to the Arab World, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Cooking Without Women: The Rhetoric of the New Culinary Male, Casey R. Kelly

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Exoticizing Poverty in Bizarre Foods America, Casey R. Kelly

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Shaved or Saved? Disciplining Women’s Bodies, Casey R. Kelly and Kristen Hoerl

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The Paradox of Public Diplomacy on the Web: An Empirical Analysis on Interactivity and Narratives of Nation-States' Ministry of Foreign Affairs Web Sites, Hyung Min Lee, Kevin Y. Wang, and Yejin Hong

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Entrepreneurship: Theory and Application in a University Arts Management Setting, Paul Linden

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Video games as meaningful entertainment experiences, Mary Beth Oliver, Nicholas David Bowman, Julia K. Woolley, Ryan Rogers, Brett I. Sherrick, and Mun-Youn Chung

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“Get Rich or Die Buying:” The Travails of the Working-Class Auction Bidder, Mark A. Rademacher

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“I’m Here to Do Business. I’m Not Here to Play Games.” Work, Consumption, and Masculinity in Storage Wars, Mark A. Rademacher and Casey R. Kelly

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The Use of Theatre to Develop Social and Communication Behaviors for Students with Autism, Suzanne Reading, James Reading, Robert J. Padgett, Samantha Reading, and Pete Pryor

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It’s not the model that doesn’t fit, it’s the controller! The role of cognitive skills in understanding the links between natural mapping, performance, and enjoyment of console video games, Ryan Rogers, Nicholas David Bowman, and Mary Beth Oliver

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Being in Common: In Celebration of Ronald W. Greene's Woolbert Award, Kristin A. Swenson

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Building an intelligent government, intelligent city, and intelligent citizenry through ICTs: Smart city innovations in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Kevin Y. Wang and Chao-Ming Wu

Submissions from 2014

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Vitamin D An Examination of Physician and Patient Management of Health and Uncertainty, Keisa Bennett, Brandi N. Frisby, Laura E. Young, and Deborah Murray

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50 Years Ago, As '1964' Reminds Us, Beatles and Hillbillies Reigned on TV, Gary Edgerton

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Gender Mainstreaming in Journalism Education, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Remembering Radical Black Dissent: Traumatic Counter-Memories in Contemporary Documentaries about the Black Power Movement, Kristen Hoerl

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Bizarre Foods: White Privilege and the Neocolonial Palate, Casey R. Kelly

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Détournement, Decolonization, and the American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island (1969–1971), Casey R. Kelly

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Feminine Purity and Masculine Revenge-Seeking In Taken (2008), Casey R. Kelly

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Strange/Familiar: Rhetorics of Exoticism in Ethnographic Television, Casey R. Kelly

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True’ Love Waits: The Construction of Facts in Abstinence-Until- Marriage Discourse, Casey R. Kelly

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“We Are Not Free”: The Meaning of in American Indian Resistance to President Johnson's War on Poverty, Casey R. Kelly

Make A Move, Paul Linden

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Strong-Tie Social Connections Versus Weak-Tie Social Connections, Mark A. Rademacher and Kevin Y. Wang

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Media Versus Individual Frames and Horizontal Knowledge Gaps: A Study of the 2010 Health Care Reform Debate Online, Kevin Y. Wang, David J. Atkin, and Tuen-Yu Lau

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Viral Marketing, Kevin Y. Wang and Mark A. Rademacher

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Clearing the Smoke: Understanding Organizational Change Communication and Misalignment in High-Risk Contexts, Laura E. Young

Submissions from 2012

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Defying Borders: Transforming Learning Through Collaborative Feminist Organizing and Interdisciplinary, Transnational Pedagogy, Terri Carney, Margaretha Geertsema Sligh, Ann M. Savage, and Ageeth Sluis

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Avoid False Dichotomy in Higher Education: Be both Mission-Driven and Market-Smart, Jayne M. Comstock

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Building the Future - One College Graduate at a Time, Jayne M. Comstock

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Higher Ed "International Exchange Rate" Leaves Intellectual Capital Behind, Jayne M. Comstock

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We Should Have High Standards for all Students, Not Just Those at Harvard, Jayne M. Comstock

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What You Measure is What You Get Service Learning Can be Cost-Effective Way to Enhance Quality and Student Success, Jayne M. Comstock

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Brody Must Die, Gary Edgerton

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JFK, Don Draper, and the New Sentimentality, Gary Edgerton

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The ‘Most Interesting Man in the World', Gary Edgerton

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The Tragic Beauty of Ken Burns's The Dust Bowl (2012), Gary Edgerton

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Media Globalization, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Neocolonialism and the Global Prison in National Geographic's Locked Up Abroad, Casey R. Kelly

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Genesis in Hyperreality: Legitimizing Disingenuous Controversy at the Creation Museum, Casey R. Kelly and Kristen Hoerl

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Selective Amnesia and Racial Transcendence in News Coverage of President Obama’s Inauguration, Casey R. Kelly and Kristen Hoerl

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Race, Hegemony, and the Birth of Rock & Roll, Paul Linden

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Communication practices of US elected and non‐elected officials : Toward a new model of government communication, Brooke Liu, Abbey Levenshus, and J. Suzanne Horsley

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Stoking the Research Fire: Three Views, Charles C. Self and Margeretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Lifestyle Drugs and the Neoliberal Family, Kristin A. Swenson

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Mixing Metaphors: Sociological and Psychological Perspectives on Virtual Communities, Kevin Y. Wang

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Facing the Fear: A Free Market Approach for Economic Expression, Nancy J. Whitmore

Documents from 2010

Interpersonal interaction on television: Family conflict and jealousy on prime time, Jamie Comstock and Krystyna Strzyzewski

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Hybridity, Identity and Global Music: A review of Cultural Globalization: A User’s Guide, Margaretha Geertsema Sligh

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Challenging the Lion in its Den: Dilemmas of Gender and Media Activism in South Africa, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

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Review of Olympic Industry Resistance, by Jefferson Lenskyj, H. (2008), Allison Harthcock

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Comparisons of U.S. Government Communication Practices: Expanding the Government Communication Decision Wheel, J. Suzanne Horsley, Brooke Liu, and Abbey Levenshus

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Orwellian Language and the Politics of Tribal Termination (1953-1960), Casey R. Kelly

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Online Relationship Management in a Presidential Campaign: A Case Study of the Obama Campaign's Management of Its Internet-Integrated Grassroots Effort, Abbey Levenshus

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Coping with Narcissism: Causes, Effects, and Solutions for the Artist Manager, Paul Linden

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Government and Corporate Communication Practices: Do the Differences Matter?, Brooke Liu, J. Suzanne Horsley, and Abbey Levenshus

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Public relations professionals’ perspectives on the communication challenges and opportunities they face in the U.S. public sector, Brooke Liu and Abbey Levenshus

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Review of Redesigning Women: Television after the network era, Ann M. Savage

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Democratic Deliberation in Online Consultation Forums: A Case Study of the Casino Debate in Singapore, Kevin Y. Wang

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Sense of Community and Political Mobilization in Virtual Communities: The Role of Dispositional and Situational Variables, Kevin Y. Wang

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Congress, The U.S. Supreme Court And Must-Carry Policy: A Flawed Economic Analysis, Nancy J. Whitmore

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The Evolution of the Intermediate Scrutiny Standard and the Rise of the Bottleneck "Rule" in the Turner Decisions, Nancy J. Whitmore