MDC at NCA!

Located below you will find a list of MDC research associates and what they will be involved with at NCA this year.  There is a special session on Thursday November 16th created by the MDC called Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape from 9:30 to 10:45 in the morning.

 

Kelly Adams

University of Missouri-Columbia

“The Right Girl Will Bring out the Hero in You”: A Critical Analysis of the Romantic Relationship and Romantic Myths in Deadpool (Author, Bromance, Romance, Myth, and Relationship Satisfaction in the Media, November 17, Sheraton Majestic 6 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM)

 

Dr. Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz

University of Missouri-Columbia

The Roles of Ingroup Identification and Implicit Bias in Assessing the Effectiveness of a Virtual Diversity Education Program (Author, Top Four Papers in Group Communication, November 17, Sheraton Live Oak -Second Floor, 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM)

Meeting (Presenter, Group Communication Division, November 17, Sheraton Live Oak -Second Floor, 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM)

Meeting (Presenter, Mass Communication Division, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower] 8:00 AM to 9:15 AM)

Respondent (Parasocial Relationships and Fictional Role Models, November 19, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower] 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM)

 

Dr. Bradley Bond

San Diego State University

Presenter (Teens’ N Screens, November 15, Sheraton Majestic 1-37th Floor [Center Tower] 1-5 PM)

Presenter (Honoring the 2016 Woolbert Award Winners: Edward Schiappa, Peter B. Gregg, and Dean E. Hewes., November 17, Sheraton Majestic 9 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM)

 

Warren Davis

University of Missouri-Columbia

Positive exposure to Muslims and perceptions of a disdainful public: A model of mediated social dissent (Co-Author, International Media Content: Representation and Perceptions, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 8 – 9:15 AM)

 

Dr. Jesse Fox

Ohio State University

LGBT identities and social media self-expression: Implications of outness for communication strategies (Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 – 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Media Content Analyses: A Case Study of Romantic Movies (Co-Author, Bromance, Romance, Myth, and Relationship Satisfaction in the Media, November 17, Sheraton Majestic 6 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Presenter (Our Methodological Legacy and Relevance: Issues and Advancements in Interpersonal Communication Research, November 17, Sheraton Dallas Ballroom A2 – First Floor[Conference Center], 2-3:15 PM)

Effects of Positive and Negative Appearance Commentary on Social Media on Women’s Self-Objectification, Self-Esteem, and Rumination (Author, Gender and Technology: Exploring Identity and Gendered Communication in Digital Contexts, November 18, Sheraton Houston C – Third Floor[Conference Center], 8-9:15 AM)

 

Michelle Funk

University of Missouri-Columbia

Reality television, media priming, and transphobia: Exploring I Am Jazz as a counter to prejudicial attitudes (Co-Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Positive exposure to Muslims and perceptions of a disdainful public: A model of mediated social dissent (Co-Author,International Media Content: Representation and Perceptions, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 8 – 9:15 AM)

Third person effect and welfare myth acceptance: Effects of a media literacy intervention on attitudes toward welfare recipients (Author, Differences Between Media and Reality: Examining Race, Stereotypes, and Acceptance,  November 18, Sheraton Majestic 6 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 3:30-4:45 PM)

 

Dr. Ryan Hurley

North Carolina State University

Gender, race, and depictions of video game(r)s in network television (Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

 

Freddie Jennings

University of Missouri-Columbia

Comic Agonism in the 2016 Campaign: A Study of Iowa Caucus Rallies (Co-Author, News and Politics Beyond the Presidency: Congressional, Gubernatorial, and Local Contexts, November 17, Sheraton Houston B- Third Floor[Conference Center], 2-3:15 PM)

Beyond Vote Choice: The Normative Democratic Outcomes of Political Communication (Author, Politics are Funny: Political Entertainment in the Media, November 17, Sheraton Majestic 6 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 3:30-4:45 PM)

A Multi-Media Analysis of Persuasion in the 2016 Presidential Election: Comparing the Unique and Complimentary Effects of Political Comedy and Political Advertising (Co-Author, Politics are Funny: Political Entertainment in the Media, November 17, Sheraton Majestic 6 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 3:30-4:45 PM)

Tweeting Presidential Primary Debates: Debate Processing through Motivated Twitter Instruction (Co-Author, Top Papers in Political Communication, November 18, Sheraton Houston B – Third Floor[Conference Center], 2-3:15 PM)

“I’m With Her:” The Impact of Gender Social Identification on Debate Perceptions and Effects (Author, Political Debates in Campaign 2016: Insights into Themes and Outcomes, November 19, Sheraton Houston B – Third Floor[Conference Center], 11 AM-12:15 PM)

 

Dr. Christopher Josey

University of Missouri-Columbia

What’s in an address? A comparison of stereotyping of minority groups across traditional and Internet only news venues (Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Internet News Consumption and Media Stereotyping: Implications for the Socially Mediated Stereotyping Model (Co-Author, New Media: Can We Trust What We See and Use?, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 6 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 11 AM – 12:15 PM)

Race and Stereotypes in New Media: An Examination of How Internet News Frames Persons of Color (Author, New Approaches to Online News Examinations, November 17, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

 

Dr. Brandon Miller

University of Massachusetts-Boston

Reality television, media priming, and transphobia: Exploring I Am Jazz as a counter to prejudicial attitudes (Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Chair (Social Comparisons, Social Change and Social Issues in the Media, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 2-3:15 PM)

Co-Presenter (Caucus on GLBTQ Concerns Business Meeting, November 17, Sheraton Austin 3 – Second Floor, 2-3:15 PM)

Exploring language about masculinity and the body on mobile dating apps for men who have sex with men (Author, Gender and Technology: Exploring Identity and Gendered Communication in Digital Contexts, November 18, Sheraton Houston C – Third Floor[Conference Center], 8-9:15 AM)

 

Dr. Srividya Ramasubramanian

Texas A&M University

Presenter (Teens’ N Screens, November 15, Sheraton Majestic 1-37th Floor [Center Tower] 1-5 PM)

Presenter (Pedagogies of Cross-Cultural Communication, November 16, Sheraton Live Oak – Second Floor, 9:30-10:45 AM)

Co-Presenter (International and Intercultural Communication Division Business Meeting, November 17, Sheraton San Antonio B – Third Floor[Conference Center], 11 AM – 12:15 PM)

Cross-National Comparative News Framing Analysis of the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Arabic versus English Newspapers (Author, Top Faculty Papers in International and Intercultural Communication, November 17, Sheraton San Antonio B – Third Floor[Conference Center], 12:30 – 1:45 PM)

Mediated portrayals of death and dying: A narrative analysis of popular medical dramas (Co-Author, Medical Dramas and Media Representations of Disability, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 6 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 8 - 9:15 AM)

Respondent (Media's Influence: Changes to Attitudes and Behaviors, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 6 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 9:30 - 10:45 AM)

Award Recipient (Mass Communication Division Service Award, Mass Communication Division Business Meeting, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 5 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 12:30 - 1:45 PM)

 

Dr. Julius Riles

University of Missouri-Columbia

Chair (Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Exploring the impact of media consumption on interpersonal interaction intentions: An examination of the social effects of exposure to mental illness (Author, Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Positive exposure to Muslims and perceptions of a disdainful public: A model of mediated social dissent (Author,International Media Content: Representation and Perceptions, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 8 – 9:15 AM)

Chair (Differences Between Media and Reality: Examining Race, Stereotypes, and Acceptance, November 18, Sheraton Majestic 6 – 37th Floor[Center Tower], 3:30-4:45 PM)

 

Dr. Angeline Sangalang

University of Dayton

Respondent (Examining the State and Impact of Diversity in the Modern Media Landscape, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 5 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

Chair (Rejection Happens: Reducing Stigma and Increasing the Transparency and Normalcy of Rejection in Academia, November 19, Sheraton Pearl 1 – Second Floor, 8-9:15 AM)

 

Sarah Smith-Frigerio

University of Missouri-Columbia

“Sickos,” “wackos,” “crazy,” and “insane”: The stigmatizing discourse of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign (Author, Communication and Current Events, November 16, Sheraton Majestic 8 - 37th Floor [Center Tower], 9:30-10:45 AM)

01. Coping, community and fighting stereotypes: An exploration of multidimensional social capital in personal blogs discussing mental illness (Author, Health, Medicine, and the Body in Communication Scholar to Scholar Session, November 17, Sheraton Lone Star Ballroom – Second Floor[Conference Center], 11 AM – 12:15 PM)

 

Dr. Ashton Speno

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

“It’s not just talking about the birds and the bees anymore”: Parents’ strategies for discussing sexting with their adolescent children (Co-Author, Sexting, Lying, and Creeping: Relational Interactions and Technology (Mis)use, November 16, Sheraton Houston C – Third Floor[Conference Center], 3:30-4:45 PM)

Co-Chair (Rejection Happens: Reducing Stigma and Increasing the Transparency and Normalcy of Rejection in Academia, November 19, Sheraton Pearl 1 – Second Floor, 8-9:15 AM)

 

Daphne Valerius

University of Missouri-Columbia

Respondent (Freedom Film Festival: The Souls of Black Girls: A Film about Representation, Race and Beauty, November 17, Sheraton Seminar Theater – Second Floor, 11 AM – 12:15 PM)

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