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CCI Doctoral Student Research Interests

School of Advertising & Public Relations
Name Research Interests
Umana Anjalin Millennials and Social Media, Social Media Activism, Southeast Asian Students, Adolescent and Media, Immigrant Youth, Advertising to Children
Brandon Boatwrght
Andrew Brown
Betsy Byrne Advertising Psychology
Advergaming
Flow Theory
Covert Advertising
Alexander Carter
Minsoo Kim
Anna Kochigina
Ying Xiong Public Relations
Social Movement
Social Network Analysis
Public Engagement
Crisis Communication
School of Communication Studies
Name Research Interests
Joseph
Dennis McCarty
Brandy Mmbaga Multicultural - Diversity Issues & Perceptions
Organizational Communication & Leadership
Jamie Osborn
Cassandra Ray
Jason Smethers
Jenilee Williams
School of Information Sciences
Name Research Interests
Robert Anderson
Nicole Arrowood
Regina Beach-Bertin Academic Libraries, Scholarly Communication, Digital Libraries, and Information Organization and Retrieval
Lisa Christian
Meredith Goins
Li-Min Huang
Monica Ihli
Kevin J. Mallary Information behavior
Usability and universal access
Human-computer interaction
Assistive technologies
Disability
Michelle Parker Privacy
Data Policy
Social Justice
Environmental Justice
Intersectionality
Ivonne Ramirez Multicultural approach to information delivery
Social capital in effective information delivery
Alternative methods for catalog accessibility
Scott Sikes
Iman Tahamtan
Monica Ihli
School of Journalism & Electronic Media
Name Research Interests
John Baker
Dawn Corwin Title IX Policy and Education
Women's Sports
Social Media Coverage of Women's Sports
Feminist Theory
Monique Freemon Minorities and Women in the Media
Minority Journalism Students at PWIs
Spiral of Silence Theory
Critical Race Theory
Intersectionality
Co-cultural Theory
Melissa Greene-Blye Journalism-history and practice
Critical Media Discourse/Portrayals of Native Americans in the Press
Role of Media Narrative in Culture/Critical Intercultural Communication
Media Literacy Education
Indigenous Methodologies
Identity Representation and Negotiation in Media
Jamie Greig Communication Law and Policy
FCC regulation of the communication industry
State barriers to diffusion of innovation (rural broadband expansion)
Shiela Hawkins
Charli Kerns
Abhijit Mazumdar
Darina Sarelska
Jason Stamm Sports recruiting websites, objectivity, and social media
Xu Zhang Humanitarian communication
visual framing & framing
International communication