Research News

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.

How Trump Shaped the Media

Rutgers Today interviews Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media Studies Khadijah Costley White.

Communication Scholar Matthew Weber Rejoins the SC&I Faculty

Matthew Weber, a communication scholar whose research examines media, organizational change, and communication dynamics, has rejoined SC&I as an associate professor with tenure after having served for several years as an endowed faculty member at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

“Networked Street Life”: An Emerging Area of Research

In a chapter titled “Networked Street Life,” published in the new “Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Digital Media,” Assistant Professor Jeffrey Lane addresses a new area of ethnographic field research that “links the inequality concerns of urban sociologists and digital scholars who are studying inequality, and particularly digital inequality, in urban neighborhoods.”

ALISE Honors Dissertation Exploring Vernacular Museums in Romania

Cheryl Klimaszewski, Ph.D ’20 was awarded second place in the Jean Tague Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Research Poster Competition at ALISE for her dissertation research that combined aspects of autoethnography and visual data combined with textual and visual analysis to understand these homegrown, grassroots Romanian museums.

2020 “100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics” List Includes Britt Paris

The list honors a select group of women who focus on advancing ethical standards for artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies, and whom, Paris said, “are doing good work to try to reign in, subvert, or abolish the tech industry as it stands, with the means we have available to us.”