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Communications Faculty Members Receive Faculty Research and Development Funds

A record 16 faculty members in the School of Communications will receive university Faculty Research and Development funds for 2010-11.

Two faculty members were granted one-semester sabbaticals, eight received summer fellowships, three received FR&D summer funding and/or Hultquist stipends, and three other faculty members (plus one summer fellowship recipient) were granted course releases for scholarship.

The following faculty members were awarded FR&D funds:
 

One-semester sabbaticals in 2010-11:

  • Anthony Hatcher (associate professor) for a book project titled "Your God, My God, iGod: Religious Community in the Information Age"
  • Byung Lee (associate professor) for a research project titled "People's Attitudes Toward Movie Piracy"
     

Summer fellowships:

  • Brooke Barnett (associate professor) for a book project titled "Digital Media Production: Visual Theory and Practice in an Interactive World"
  • David Copeland (professor) for a book-chapter project for the "Oxford Handbook of Religion and the News"
  • Vic Costello (associate professor) for a book project titled "Multimedia: Core Principles and Skills for Digital Media Production"
  • Michelle Ferrier (associate professor) for a pedagogical project titled "Digital Media Entrepreneurship Course and Incubator"
  • Kenn Gaither (assistant professor) for a book project titled "Public Relations and Globalization: Issues and Cases"
  • Harlen Makemson (associate professor) for a research project titled "Marjorie Hunter: Pioneer for Women in the Newsroom"
  • George Padgett (associate professor) for a new edition of his book titled "New Directions in Diversity"
  • Glenn Scott (assistant professor) for a research/book project titled "Redefining Journalism in a Digital Era"
     

Summer funding and/or Hultquist stipends:

  • Naeemah Clark (assistant professor) for a research project titled "Seeing Michelle: An Analysis of the Photos of Michelle Obama in Essence Magazine"
  • Dan Haygood (assistant professor) for a book project titled "History of the Broadcasting and Sponsoring of ACC Basketball Games"
  • Phillip Motley (assistant professor) for an art project titled "Creative Development of Visual Images"
     

Course releases for scholarship:

  •  Janna Anderson (associate professor) for a fourth book project in the "Future of the Internet" series
  • Barbara Miller (assistant professor) for a research project titled "The Values Basis of Public Response to Marketplace Advocacy and Effects on Environmental Attitudes"
  • Glenn Scott (assistant professor) for a book project titled "Redefining Journalism in a Digital Era"
  • Frances Ward-Johnson (associate professor) for a book project titled "Icons of African American Politics"
Colin Donohue,
Staff
12/4/2009 4:37 PM