Conference Accepts Student Thesis That Investigates a 'Hybrid Firestorm'

A Communication Studies honors student’s thesis on Covid-19 and online advocacy has been accepted at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research. The abstract for Olivia Lawless's honors thesis abstract explains how she is "investigating the role of the pandemic on social media engagement and advocacy in the Black Lives Matter movement. On a larger scale, she is examining an example of a... Conference Accepts Student Thesis That Investigates a 'Hybrid Firestorm' Read more >>

Honors Student Defends Thesis

Communication Studies Honors Student Timberly Southerland has successfully defended her Honors thesis, "The Politics Of Rhetorical Identification: A Critical Examination of Identification in Barack Obama’s 2008 Campaign Rhetoric." Timberly's advisor was Dr. Nance Riffe, and committee members were Dr. Jason Black and Dr. Ashli Stokes.   Click to learn more about the... Honors Student Defends Thesis Read more >>

M.A. Communication Studies Hosting Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual open house for the M.A. program in Communication Studies at UNC Charlotte! The event will be held on Wednesday, December 16th from 2:00-3:00pm EST. The open house will be hosted by Dr. Erin Basinger, Graduate Program Director, and current graduate student, Brendi Bluitt. During the open house, they will overview the program, talk about the admissions and application process,... M.A. Communication Studies Hosting Virtual Open House Read more >>

Update on Pass/No Credit election for Pre-Communication Studies courses

Update on Pass/No Credit election for Pre-Communication Studies courses Acceptance into the Communication Studies major requires a C or better in Comm 1101 Public Speaking, COMM 2100 Introduction to Communication Studies, and STAT 1220/1221/1222 Introduction to Statistics, as well as an overall GPA of 2.0 and proficiency at the Intermediate level of a Latin based language or the Elementary 2... Update on Pass/No Credit election for Pre-Communication Studies courses Read more >>

Book Examines Impact of Trump

Two faculty members in the Department of Communication Studies edited the just-published The Personal Is Political: Body Politics in a Trump World. The book, edited by Professor Christine S. Davis and Associate Professor Jonathan Crane, gathers a diverse collection of scholars to document the ways in which marginalized peoples have experienced the Trump administration. Essays ask the reader to... Book Examines Impact of Trump Read more >>