Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Shah with a grant to fund his research proposal titled "III: Small: Information Fostering - Being Proactive in Information Seeking."
Rutgers School of Communication and Information Associate Professor Chirag Shah has published a new book, titled “Social Information Seeking - Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd.”
Assistant Teaching Professor Anselm Spoerri won a Professional and Scholarly Excellence Award for DataVis, an educational product he helped create.
Research Professor Alexa Hepburn and Associate Professor Galina Bolden have published a new book, titled “Transcribing for Social Research.” Their goal was to overview and introduce techniques that will help interactional researchers produce more accurate transcripts.
Professor Kathryn Greene and REAL Prevention Receive Grant for Phase II of “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups”
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is proud to announce the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funding award for Phase II of the project “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups.” Principal Investigators Michael L. Hecht, REAL Prevention, and Kathryn Greene, professor of Communication at SC&I, were awarded over $1.4 million by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for their research.
Teenagers are particularly susceptible to attractive images in ads, movies and online material, says. Kathryn Greene, professor of communication in the School of Communication and Information, and they lack the media literacy to evaluate and counter these messages.
Rutgers School of Communication and Information faculty participated in a SC&I Scholarship Incubator on “A Post-Truth Era of Fake-Alternative Facts!?” to discuss collaborating on this issue.
Assistant Teaching Professor Marc Aronson published a new book, “Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism.”
Marie L. Radford has published the book “Library Conversations: Reclaiming Interpersonal Communication Theory for Understanding Professional Encounters.”
On Sept. 1, 2016, Professor Vikki Katz began a yearlong residency at the Russell Sage Foundation as a member of its 2016-17 class of Visiting Scholars.