Since January 2023, nine SC&I faculty members have authored or edited seven books on their respective areas of expertise. Listed by faculty names in alphabetical order, they are:
Argumentation in Complex Communication: Managing Disagreement in Polylogue. By Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Communication Mark Aakhus and Marcin Lewiński, “Argumentation” analyzes the complex communication in human activities and highlights the key contributors which are fundamental to human relationships.
ZEO: Introducing Gen Z – The New Generation of Leaders. By Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Communication Mark Beal, “ZEO” highlights Gen Z as advocates of diversity, equity and inclusion and discusses how Gen Z is shifting the mental health conversation making it more acceptable to talk about.
Leadership in Digital Contexts. By Part-Time Faculty members Ralph Gigliotti, Christine Goldthwaite, and Sara Spear, “Leadership in Digital Contexts” explores the dynamics of leadership in an increasingly globalized and mediated world.
Teaching Journalism Online: A Handbook for Journalism Educators. Co-edited by Professor of Journalism and Media Studies Susan Keith and Raluca Cozma, “Teaching Journalism Online: A Handbook for Journalism Educators” offers guidance to journalism instructors about teaching skills in online course delivery formats in an informative and engaging way.
Global Crises in the Public Mind: Media, War, Climate and Politics. Co-edited by Professor of Journalism and Media Studies John V. Pavlik and Yahya R. Kamalipour, “Global Crises in the Public Mind: Media, War, Climate and Politics” analyzes the nations of our world through discussion of a range of topics including nationalism, militarism, fake news, climate crisis, refugee crisis, among others.
More Than Just Words: Communication and Relationship Skills that Make a Difference. By Distinguished Professor of Communication Brent Ruben and his granddaughter Watts Ruben, “More Than Just Words” is designed to encourage thoughtful reflections and conversations about communication and social relations for children. The book is written for children and designed to be discussed and read with parents, teachers, and grandparents.
The School Library Manager: Leading Through Change. By Associate Teaching Professor of Library and Information Science Science Joyce Kasman Valenza and co-authors Blanche Woolls and April M. Dawkins, “The School Library Manager” highlights the importance of school librarian leadership and outreach.
Learn more about where to access the books on the SC&I website: “Books By SC&I Faculty.”
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