Faculty News

Mar 26, 2020

vMLK Project: 60th Anniverary of “A Creative Protest”

Communication professor Victoria Gallagher immersed community members in one of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most iconic speeches at NC State's James B. Hunt Library.

Feb 14, 2020

Study Highlights Complexity of Public Responses to Corporate Crises

Communication professor Yang Chang introduces a new tool that will help organizations respond to stakeholder concerns in the event of a crisis.

Jan 22, 2020

Two Faculty Members Named Distinguished Professors

Communication professor Joann Keyton and psychology professor Douglas J. Gillan are known and respected nationally and internationally by scholars in their fields.

Jan 7, 2020

Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

Communication professor Yang Cheng explains how a new tool will allow organizations to better measure and describe its relationships with stakeholders.

Oct 17, 2019

Study Finds Brands Are Resilient Against ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but new research from communication professor Yang Cheng finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands.

May 28, 2019

Faculty Who Think and Do, Dr. Andrew Binder

Dr. Binder has stepped out of his position as Director of Graduate Programs to pursue other endeavors. He is still with The Department of Communication as a faculty member and teaches courses on the undergraduate and graduate level. This interview is a closer look on his scholarship and his time as a professor here at NC State.

Apr 22, 2019

Faculty Who Think and Do: Discovering Communication Behind Borders

Since coming to NC State in 2002, Dr. James Kiwanuka-Tondo has been nothing short of a memorable professor to the students and faculty who interact with him in the Department of Communication. From his work on HIV/AIDS campaigns in Sub-Saharan […]

Jan 24, 2019  |  Communication

Faculty Who Think and Do: The Significance of Empathy and Digital Media

During his time as an undergraduate student at Wake Forest University, Dr. Grant Bollmer realized his love for digital media when he took an introduction to communication course. The ideas his professor proposed about why and how technology is shaping […]

Nov 30, 2018  |  Communication

Faculty who Think and Do: Research and Teaching with and for the Public

After spending the last 5 years developing and leading the Virtual Martin Luther King project, North Carolina State University professor Dr. Victoria J. Gallagher had the chance to see her hard work pay off last Fall. The Virtual Martin Luther […]

Jun 14, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin

Jean Goodwin, a professor in NC State’s Department of Communication, has done research in a variety of areas — often aimed at understanding how people can share information effectively, even when they disagree.