Spring 2020 Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m. room 323)
January 22: The Global Trust Deficit: Can Communication Scholars Play a Role in Addressing it with Terry Flew, QUT, Brisbane.
January 29: Setting Professional Goals and Making an Individual Plan for Ph.D. Students with Jen Theiss.
February 5: Trends and the Business of Forecasting the Future with Devon Powers, Temple University.
February 12: Are You Your Friends' Friend? Poor Perception of Friendship Ties Limits to the Ability to Promote Behavioral Change. Erez Shmueli, Tel Aviv University.
February 19: Ralph Gigliotti, Rutgers University Ralph Gigliotti, Rutgers University.
February 26: Dissertation Presentations with Sarah Rose Marcus, Eun Youp Rha.
March 4: Mentoring and Advisor Relationships.
March 6: Recruitment Day Special Colloquium.
March 11: Children and Media: How Public Policy and Programming are Influenced by Research (room 222) Ellen Wartella, Northwestern University.
March 18: NO COLLOQUIUM – SPRING BREAK
March 25: Dissertation Presentations Connie Pascal, Jiqun Liu.
April 1: Dissertation Presentations James Hodges.
April 8: Elinor Carmi, University of Liverpool Elinor Carmi, University of Liverpool.
April 15: How to Write a Journal Review.
April 22: Practicum Presentations.
April 29: No Colloquium
Fall 2019-Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., room 323)
September 11: Dissertation Presentations. Eun Jung Baik, Katie Kang
September 18: Dissertation Presentation & Proposal Presentation with Teis Kristensen and Isha Ghosh
September 25: Dissertation Presentation & Proposal Presentation with Qun Wang and James Hodges
October 2: No Colloquia
October 9: Meghan Moran, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. "Using communication theory to understand tobacco marketing and prevention messages."
October 16: Sabbatical Presentations. Marija Dalbello, Jenny Mandelbaum, Itzhak Yanovitzky
October 23: Post-Truth, Fake News and Democracy: A Critical Examination. Johan Farkas, Ph.D. Fellow Malmo University, Sweden
October 30: No Colloquium (Practice job talk by Sarah Rose Marcus for those who can attend)
November 6: NCA Practice Presentations-- Allyson Bontempo, Hannah Jones, Xizi Ru, and Deb Yoon
November 13: Tips and Advice for Qualifying Exams - Bill Bejarano, Diana Floegel, Omar Hammad, Christoph Mergerson
November 20: No Colloquia
November 27: No Colloquia
December 4: Garrett Broad, Assistant Professor, Communication & Media Studies, Fordham University
December 11: Dissertation Presentations
December 18: Dissertation Presentations (if needed)
Spring 2019-Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., room 323)
Videos of the colloquia can be accessed on our PhD program YouTube channel.
January 23: Practice Job Talk with Fanny Ramirez.
January 30: Understanding and Negotiating an Academic Job Offer with Karen Novick.
February 6: Google News:History, Evolution, and Influence 2002-2018 with Qun Wang.
February 13: Perspectives on Academic Publishing from the Editor of the Journal of Communication with Lance Holbert.
February 20: Thoughts on Managing the Advisor/Advisee Relationship with Marie Radford and Jen Theiss.
February 27: The History of Fox Populism: How Rupert Murdoch, Rogers Ailes and Bill O'Reilly Remade Television News with Reece Peck, CUNY-Staten Island.
March 6: I got an R&R! Now what?: Approaches to Revising your Work for Publication with Susan Keith, Amy Jordan, and Rebecca Reynolds.
March 13: Dissertation Presentations. Nicole Gesualdo, Nadia Riley
March 20: Spring Break-No colloquium.
March 27: Talk by David Hesmondhalgh.
March 29: Recruitment Day Panel-TBD
April 3: Dissertation Presentations
April 10: Dissertation Presentations. Weixu Lu, Andrew Salvati
April 17: TBD
April 24: Practicum Presentations
May 1: No colloquium
Fall 2018-Ph.D. Program Colloquia (Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., room 323)
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. Link to presentation.
October 3: A Discursive Take on Donald J. Trump: Identity Work, Mafia Talk, and Post-truth Leadership. Link to the presentation.
October 10: Scholarly Identity on the Virtual Stage: Research, Issues, and Strategies with Mary Chayko, Diana Floegel, Marie Radford.
October 17: No Colloquium
October 24: Finding and Winning Grants with Elizabeth Ciccone, Jan Hempel, Cecilia Gal. Link to presentation.
October 31: Summer Research and Policy Work at COMPASS with Danyel Ferrari, Christoph Mergerson. Link to presentation.
November 7: No Colloquium
November 14: No Colloquium
November 21: No Colloquium
November 28: Dissertation Proposal Presentations with Eun Rha, Songhee Park, and Amana Kaskazi
December 5: Research at PBS Kids: Informing and Assessing Educational Media Content for Children, Families, and Communities
December 12: Dissertation Presentation with Miraida Morales
December 19: Dissertation Presentations with Christine Goldthwaite, Wei Shi, and Jing Wang
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 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.
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.