Exciting updates in faculty achievements
February 18, 2011
The Department of Communication Studies is pleased to report some recent faculty achievements:
Rep. Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Adjunct Lecturer, has been appointed Assistant Majority Whip, Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Rep. Marty Walz, Adjunct Lecturer, has been appointed Assistant Vice-Chair, House and Ways Committee, Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Alex Goldstein, Adjunct Lecturer, has been appointed Press Secretary for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
Angela Hosek, Director of the CC100 Program, has been elected Vice-Chair of the Basic Communication Course Division, National Communication Association. She will also be a featured presenter at the 102nd annual Eastern Communication Association convention in Georgetown.
Phillip Glenn, Professor, recently had two articles published. The first discusses employment interviews and appears in Discourse and Communication. The second article examines gender and how it intersects with stories, teasing, and play. This research appears in the book, Conversation and Gender.
Angela Cooke-Jackson, Visiting Assistant Professor in Health Communication, has been elected At-Large Member of the Nominating Committee, National Communication Association.
Ashley Torrence, Scholar-in-Residence, will be a featured presenter at 102nd annual Eastern Communication Association convention in Georgetown.
Linda Gallant, Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Program, will be a featured presenter at the 3rd Global Conference: Digital Memories, in Prague. Her research examines online Holocaust memorials.
Rich West, Professor and Chair, recently had a book published by Cengage/Wadsworth Publishing: IPC. The book explores interpersonal communication and its relationship to emotions, diversity, listening, nonverbal communication, technology, among other areas. He has also been appointed Seminar Leader for the 25th annual Summer Teaching Institute, sponsored by the National Communication Association (held in Virginia). Rich will also be a featured presenter at the 102nd annual Eastern Communication Association convention in Georgetown.
Faculty experts can comment on the upcoming 2013 Boston mayoral race as well as a range of political stories, including initial coverage and ongoing developments leading up to the Massachusetts gubernatorial race in November 2014.
Dr. Angela N. Hosek and her colleague Dr. Rebecca DiVerniero received the Top Paper Award (out of 155 papers submitted) for their project titled, "Twitter as a Classroom Tool: Exploring the Use, Benefits, and Downfalls from the Perspectives of Instructors and Students," from the Human Communication and Technology Division. Dr. Hosek was also on the Top Panel for the Basic Course Division. Both took place at the National Communication Association Annual Meeting in November.