Faculty and Students: Research and Creative Work

Faculty and Students: Research and Creative Work

Faculty and Students: Research and Creative Work

 


Faculty Accomplishments: Research, Creative, and Scholarship (2016-2017)

  • Johnson, Kristine, Olga Vilceanu and Manuel Pontes. “Use of Online Dating Websites and Dating Apps: Findings and Implications from the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Population.” National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA. November 2016.        

  • Johnson Kristine, Alison Novak and Manuel Pontes. “Latino Twitter: Discourses of Latino Civic Engagement in Social Media.” National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA. November 2016.                                      

  • Johnson, Kristine, Bokyung Kim, Sun Young Park and Olga Vilceanu. “Lessons from the Five Data Breaches: Analyzing Framed Crisis Response Strategies and Crisis Severity.” National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA. November 2016.       

  • Nia-Schoenstein, Asadeh. “Importance of Accreditation." PRSSA Publication. September 2016.

  • Nia-Schoenstein, Asadeh. Poster board session. Educator's Academy, International PRSA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. October 2016.

  • Nia-Schoenstein, Asadeh. “Advertising Campaigns and Public Relations Planning: Senior Capstone Courses that Facilitate Community-Engaged Learning.” Temple University Teaching and Learning Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2016.

  • Nia-Schoenstein, Asadeh. “Peer Review in the PR Classroom.” Educator Academy's Exhibit, International Public Relations Society of America Conference, Indianapolis, IN. October 2016.

  • Nia-Schoenstein, Asadeh. “The Flipped Classroom in the Advertising and Public Relations Majors Forges Deep, Active and Applied Learning in Millennials.” Temple University's 15th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference, Philadelphia, PA. January 2017.

  • Novak, Alison (PR/ADV) and J. Richmond won Top Paper, National Communication Association- Feminist and Women’s Studies Division for “The Phrase Has Been Hijacked: Studying Generational Communication on Feminism Through Social Media.” Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Civic Callings in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Novak, Allison and Olga Vilceanu. “When Crisis Becomes Policy: Credit Card Security and Public Policy Discourses.” Electronic Journal of Communication, 27 (2017): 1-2.

  • Novak, Allison. “Little Shop of…: Intersections of the 9/11 Memorial Gift Shop, Capitalism, and Journalism.” Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism (2017).

  • Novak, Allison. “Engaged Brigade: Digital Platforms and Millennial Engagement in the 2016 Election.” International Communication Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. May 2017.

  • Novak, Alison and Olga Vilceanu. “When Crisis Becomes Policy: Credit Card Security and Public Policy Discourses.” American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. September 2016.

  • Novak, Allison and Alyssa Wildrick (MAPR '17). “Constructing Congressional Discourses: C-SPAN Archives and Congressional Speeches on Crises and Scandal.” C-SPAN Archives Research Conference, Purdue University, IN. May 2017.

  • Novak, Allison and E. Khazraee. “Digitally Mediated Protest: Affordances of Social Media for Collective Action and Identity.” International Communication Association Annual Conference, Intervention, San Diego, CA. May 2017.

  • Pattwell, Ashley. "Fan Mourning: Case Studies in Cybermourning." Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. April 2017.                                         

  • Vilceanu, Olga and Alison Novak. “Love, Brands, and Marriage: Audience Reception of LGBT Instagram Posts After the 2015 Supreme Court Ruling on Same-sex Marriage.” Ohio Communication Journal (2017): 55, 146-164.

  • Vilceanu, Olga and Novak, Alison. “First Came Love, Then Came Brands (and) Marriage: Audience Reception of LGBT Instagram Posts after the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage (June 26, 2015).” National Communication Association, Philadelphia PA. Division: GLBTQ Communication Studies. 2016.                                                               

  • Vilceanu, Olga and Priscilla Murphy. “Consumerism and Country-of-Origin Bias: Newspaper Coverage of Product Defects and Recalls.” International Communication Association, 67th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. May 2017.

 


 

M.A. in Public Relations: Graduate Student Research & Scholarship
Recent research projects by students in Rowan's M.A. in P.R. program investigate new trends and issues in traditional PR practices as well as the increasing importance of interactive and social media. Some current student projects include:

Eric Henry: Evaluating public relations messages: a case study of Target's Red Card

Kathryn Mabry: Engaging engineering students through social media: examining frequency and content of Facebook posts

Lee J. Middleberg: Influences on purchasing behaviors: the efficacy of visual depictions and key messages in wine and spirits advertisements

Jeanie Riebe: A value-base college choice: a three-stage analysis

Lee Grace Valigorsky : Effective public relations techniques in university sports crises: a case study of Duke University and The Pennsylvania State University

To learn more about Rowan's graduate program in public relations click here.

 

Undergraduate Programs: Public Relations and Advertising

  • Samantha Steele (PR/Advertising '17) co-presented “You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Misconceptions and Interference with the Tutor-tutee Relationship” at the Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association, along with Samantha Lelah (Communication Studies),  and Catherine Wilson (Communication Studies).