Research Symposium

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36th Annual Research Symposium

College of Communication and Information

University of Tennessee

 


“Communication and Information Research

in a Global Environment”      

 

College of Communication and Information

February 26, 2014

Registration Form

Research Symposium 2014 Program

Supported by the College of Communication and Information, University of Tennessee

Time Event Location
8:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration

Continental Breakfast

CCI 3rd Floor Lobby
9:00-9:55 a.m.

Poster Session

Poster presenters will be with their posters during this time to discuss the posters with judges and with symposium attendees. A complete list of posters and presenters is provided at the end of the program.

Poster Judges: 

  • Dr. Rachel Fleming-May, School of Information Sciences
  • Dr. Suzie Allard, School of Information Sciences
  • Dr. Jonathan Pettigrew, School of Communication Studies  
CCI 3rd Floor Lobby
10:00-10:55 a.m. 

Contributed Paper Session 1

Moderator: Dr. Candace White

Celebrity Endorsement in Military Advertising, Sejin Park, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Effects of U.S. Media on the Adjustment of International Students at U.S. Universities, Whitney Porter, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Correlates of Belief in Horatio Alger Mythology, Dr. Mark Harmon, Professor, University of Tennessee

Patrick Auditorium

(321 Communications Building)

11:00-11:55 a.m.

Keynote Address

Introduction of Speaker: Dean Michael Wirth

Mao in India:  Comparing Representations in India’s Thriving

Regional, Hindi and English Language Dailies

Speaker: Dr. Bella Mody

James de Castro Chair and Professor in Global Media Studies

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

University of Colorado, Boulder

Patrick Auditorium

(321 Communications Building)

12:00-1:15 p.m.

Lunch with Pecha-Kucha

Presenters:

  • Dr. Michael Palenchar, School of Advertising and Public Relations
  • Dr. Peiling Wang, School of Information Sciences
  • Dr. Barb Kaye, School of Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Dr. Suzie Allard, School of Information Sciences
Scripps Convergence Lab (402 Communications Building)
1:30-2:25 p.m.

Panel - Communicating with Funding Sources

  • Dr. Greg Reed, Office of Research and Engagement,
  • Dr. Elizabeth Avery, School of Advertising and Public Relations,
  • Dr. Nicholas Geidner, School of Journalism and Electronic Media,
  • Dr. Jonathan Pettigrew, School of Communication Studies

Patrick Auditorium 

(321 Communications Building)

2:30-3:25 p.m.

Contributed Paper Session 2

Moderator: Dr. Mark Harmon

Reliability Cases:  Coded Behaviors for Disney Princesses and Princes, Kendal Livick, M.A. Student, Virginia Tech, Raven Griffin, M.A. Student, Virginia Tech

Expectancy Violations within Parasocial Relationships, Sarah Harvey, Undergraduate, University of Tennessee

Perfect Mothers:  How Mothers are Represented in Images in Food Advertising, Jinhee Lee, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Patrick Auditorium 

(321 Communications Building)

3:30-4:15 p.m.

Contributed Paper Session 3

Moderator: Dr. Awa Zhu

Fearing Yourself: Genetic Privacy and Discrimination in an Age of Human Genome Revelation, Chris Samoray, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Microfinance:  Key Concepts, Challenges, Innovative Solutions, and Opportunities for Communication and Information Researchers, Dr. Devendra Potnis. Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Patrick Auditorium 

(321 Communications Building)

4:15 p.m.

Closing and Presentation Awards

Dr. Carol Tenopir, Director, Center for Information and Communication Studies

Patrick Auditorium 

(321 Communications Building)

Poster Presenters

Poster Title Presenters
The Construction of Cultural Identity in the Vietnamese Film Củ Chi Lindsey Bier, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee
Exploring Communication Accommodation Theory as a Contributor to Source Credibility in Health Messages within the Black Community

Stephan Spates, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Scholars’ Blogs in Limbo:  Characteristics of Inactive, by Publicly Available Blogs

Dr. Carolyn Hank, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Sarah Holmes, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Michelle Schabowski, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

A Biome Approach to Finding Information via Land-Grant Universities

Inga Haugen, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Eye-Tracking Capabilities of the User-Experience Lab

Rachel Volentine, Research Coordinator, University of Tennessee

Amber Owens, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Chad Mitchell, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Tanner Jessel, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Life is Not Supposed to be Pain-Free:  Nurse-Patient Communication, Health Literacy, and the Abnormalization of Pain

Betsy Dalton, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Scott Eldredge, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Dr. Laura Miller, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Perceived Racial Microaggressions and Job Satisfaction among African-American Librarians in Academic Research Libraries

LaVerne Gray, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Scientific Communication for Information Professionals

Elizabeth Frakes, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Chelsea Williamson-Barnwell, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Early Adopters of Open Research Output:  A Study of the Motivations and Opinions of Figshare.com Users

Tanner Jessel, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Ben Birch, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Mothers’ Understanding of Ads in Parenting Magazines:  How do Mothers’ Make Sense of Ads in these Magazines?

Meenakshi Trichur Venkitasubramanian, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

 

Symposium Committee

  • Dr. Suzie Allard, School of Information Sciences
  • Dr. Rachel Fleming-May, School of Information Sciences
  • Ms. Diana Hall, Administrative Services Assistant
  • Dr. Mark Harmon, School of Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Dr. Jonathan Pettigrew, School of Communication Studies
  • Ms. Bobbie Suttles, Center for Information and Communication Studies
  • Dr. Carol Tenopir, Director, Center for Information and Communication Studies
  • Dr. Candace White, School of Advertising and Public Relations
  • Dr. Awa Zhu, School of Information Sciences