phd meeting

Ph.D. Meetings and Colloquia

Fall 2018-Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., Room 323)

September 5: New Faculty Colloquium 10-12pm, No Afternoon colloquium

September 7: Dissertation Presentation with Ziad Matni. Link to presentation.

September 12: Sabbatical Research Presentations and Roundtable with Galina Bolden, Regina Marchi, Marie Radford, Vivek Singh.  Link to presentation.

September 19: The Moral Machine Experiment: 40 Million Decisions and the Path to Universal Machine Ethics with Edmond Awad. Link to presentation.

September 26: Dissertation Proposal Presentations with Fredrika Thelandersson and Hyunsook Youn 

October 3: A Discursive Take on Donald J. Trump: Identity Work, Mafia Talk, and Post-truth Leadership.

October 10: Scholarly Identity on the Virtual Stage: Research, Issues, and Strategies with Mary Chayko, Diana Floegel, Marie Radford

October 17: TBD

October 24: Finding and Winning Grants with Elizabeth Ciccone, Jan Hempel, Cecilia Gal

October 31: Summer Research and Policy Work at COMPASS with Danyel Ferrari, Christoph Mergerson

November 7: No Colloquium

November 14: TBD

November 21: No Colloquium

November 28: TBD

December 5: PBS Kids and Educational Media with PBS Executives, Amy Jordan, Dafna Lemish and Vikki Katz

December 12:Dissertation Presentations (tentative)

December 19: (if needed) Dissertation Presentations

Spring 2018-Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., Room 323)

January 17: No colloquium

January 24: Panel on Being a Public Scholar and Non-Academic Research Products by Chenjerai Kumanyika, David Greenberg, and Itzhak Yanovitzky. Link to the presentation

January 31: Health and Wellness Research Panel with Kathryn Greene, Amy Jordan, Charles Senteio, and Amy Henderson Riley from American University.  Link to the presentation. 

February 7: Workshop on Seeking and Winning Grants with Chirag Shah.  Link to presentation.

February 14: No colloquium

February 21: Social Media Research Panel by Katya Ognyanova, Chenjerai Kumanyika, Kaitlin Costello, and Rebecca Reynolds.  Link to presentation.

February 28: Preparing for Quals with Amana Kaskazi, Matt Reichel, Yiwei Wang, David Winters.  Link to presentation.

March 7: No colloquium

March 14: Spring Break-No colloquium

March 23: FRIDAY: Children & Media Panel-Recruitment Day by Amy Jordan, Jeff Lane, Dafna Lemish, and Rebecca Reynolds.  Link to presentation. 

March 28: Dissertation Presentation: Joy Cox. Link to presentation.

April 4: Dissertation Presentations: No Colloquium 

April 10: Dissertation Presentations: Sarah Barriage, Charlie File, Xiaofeng Li.

April 11: Dissertation Presentations: Ian Dunham, Debanjan Ghosh, Sean Leavey. Link to presentation.

April 18: No colloquium 

April 25: Practicum Poster Session

May 4: Honors Day

May 9: Dissertation Presentation: Jack Harris

Fall  2017-School of Communication and Information Ph.D. Program Meetings

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - Ph.D. Faculty Meeting - 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Room 323

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 - Ph.D. Faculty Meeting - 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Room 323

Wednesday, February 28th, 2017 - Ph.D. Faculty Meeting - 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Room 323

Wednesday, April 25th, 2017 - Ph.D. Faculty Meeting - 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Room 323

Fall 2017-Ph.D. Program Colloquia

Presentations of dissertation proposals and public presentations of completed dissertations are scheduled on select Friday afternoons starting at 1:30 p.m. in Room 323, followed by a DSA-sponsored social, unless otherwise noted. Students needing to schedule presentations of proposals or public presentation of finished dissertations should contact Jennifer Theiss. 

Fall 2017

September 8: No colloquium this week.

September 15: Welcome from Dean Potter, Dissertation Presentation by Yuan Yuan, Proposal Presentation by Joy Cox. Link to presentation.  

September 22: Dissertation Presentation by Stefanie Gomez, Allie Kosterich  Link to presentation

September 29: Dissertation Presentation by Amanda Carpenter, Dongho Choi. Link to presentation.

October 6: Summer Research Reports by Christoph Mergerson, Songhee Park, Jing Wang, and Kaicheng Zhan. LInk to the presentation

October 13: Research, Ethics, and Academic Integrity by Lily Todorinova and Chirag Shah. Link to presentation.

October 20: DSA ASIST Practice Presentations by William Bejarano, Manasa Rath. Eun Rha, Shawon Sarkar, and Yiwei Wang.

October 27: No Colloquium.

November 3: Proposal Presentation by Christine Goldthwaite and Cheryl Klimaszewski. Link to presentation.

November 10: No colloquium this week. 

November 17: No colloquium this week. 

November 24: No colloquium this week.

December 1:  Academic Publishing Workshop with Dafna Lemish and Regina Marchi. Link to presentation.

December 8:  Dissertation Presentation by Soe Yoon Choi and Connie Pascal.

December 15: Dissertation Presentation by Nik Ahmad Rozaidi.

December 22: No colloquium this week. 

There will be special Ph.D. program-sponsored or co-sponsored guest lectures, events, and symposia throughout the year.  Information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Other Important Events

Students and faculty are also encouraged to scan the School Calendar. the SGS Calendar of Events, and the Rutgers main events page for announcements of symposia, lectures and speakers coming to campus this fall.