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.
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.