Comm Faculty and Student papers accepted at National Communication Association

Award Date: 

Friday, September 9, 2016





The following papers (and others to be added soon!) have been accepted for presentation at the National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention, November 10-13, 2016 in Philadelphia. We'd like to congratulate the Department of Communication graduate students and faculty who received top paper awards this year--way to go!

Abeyta, A. Motivations to contribute information to online repositories.

Abeyta, A. The non-contributive bystander: Extending the bystander effect to predict online information sharing. (Top Paper panel)

Adams, A. Theories on digital game based learning: Building toward a student-centered model.

Adams, A. The effect of varying media attributes on emotion and introspection in mediated learning contexts. (Top Paper panel)

Adams, A. LOL with communication research concepts: Using social experiments on YouTube to teach scientific experimentation. (Top Teaching Ideas in Great Ideas for Teaching Students)

Atwell Seate, A., Chien, H., Rong, M., & Mastro, D. (2016). Cultivating intergroup emotions: An intergroup threat theory approach. 

Banghart, S. G. Corporate social responsibility reporting: Unpacking the transparency paradox. (Top Paper panel, Organizational Communication Division)

Bernhold, Q. A critical analysis of interpersonal communication.

Bernhold, Q. The factor structure of the Forgiveness Granting Scale.

Bernhold, Q. A theoretical overview of grandparent-grandchild communication.

Dunbar, N., Bernhold, Q., Jensen, M. & Burgoon, J. Why do they confess?  An examination of pre- and post-confession nonverbal cues and confession-eliciting strategies used by interviewers. (Top Paper panel, Interpersonal Communication)

Endacott, C. G. Religious identities and membership negotiation in the workplace.

Gailliard, B. M., Davis, C. W., Dunn, D., Hartwig, R. T., & Endacott, C. G. Organizers of panel: Religion in organizational communication and communication in religious organizations.

Giles, M. N. False colorblindness and racial identity.

Gustafson, A. T. & Rice, R. E. Cumulative advantage in sustainability communication: unintended implications of the knowledge deficit model.

Gustafson, A. T. & Rice, R. E. Reducing the uncertainty and controversy about uncertainty and controversy framing in research on climate change journalism. (Top Paper panel, Environmental Communication Division)

Gustafson, A. T. & Smith, B. K. Wikipedia use as a predictor of voteshare in gubernatorial elections.

Harrison, K. E. & Pauley, P. M. The only constant is constant change.

Kam, J. A., Basinger, E.D., & Guntzviller, L. Communal coping among Spanish-speaking mother-child dyads engaging in language brokering: A latent class analysis.

Kam, J. A., Guntzviller, L., & Pines, R. Language brokering, prosocial capacities, and intercultural communication apprehension for Latina mothers and their adolescent children.

Kam, J. A., Marcoulides, K., & Merolla, A. J. Using an acculturation-stress-resilience framework to explore latent profiles of Latina/o early adolescent language brokers. (Top Paper panel, Health Communication Division)

Nicholls, S., & Rice, R. E. Integrating social identity theory and expectancy violations theory to understand responses to normative deviance in online communities.

Powers, S. R., & Myers, K. K. Vocational anticipatory socialization:  College students’ reports of encouraging/discouraging sources and messages.

Rice, R. E., Evans, S. K., Pearce, K. E., Sivunen, A., Vitak, J. & Treem, J. W. Organizational media affordances: Operationalization and associations with media use.

Robinson, B. & Coveleski, S. Don’t say that to ME: Opposition to targeting in weight-related intervention messages.

Sink, A., Mastro, D., & Dragojevic, M. Warmer but less competent: Using the stereotype content model to understand what makes some gay television characters ‘stereotypical’.

Sivunen, A. & Rice, R. E. Flexibility as a resource or demand: Investigating the role of supervisory support, ICT use and work-family borders on work-life balance in flexible work.