NCA 2014 Congratulations to Faculty and Graduate Students

Faculty and graduate students with the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication received top paper awards and recognitions at the National Communication Association's 100th annual convention in Chicago, Illinois November 20-23. This year's theme was "The Presence of our Past(s)".

Grad Students:

Cayetano, Catalina
“Resilience at Midlife: Change, Adaptation, and Optimization in Long Marriages” Communication and Aging in the Communication and Aging Division Co-Author with Dr. Vincent Waldron, Top Paper
Franks, Tara
“(Not so) Wisecracks: A Feminist Critique of Organizational Humor” Top Student Paper, Feminist and Women Studies Division, Author
Hoffman, Trisha
“Grandma’s Noodles: A Link to Family Heritage and Cultural Identity” Ethnography Division Top 4 Student Paper, Author

The Hugh Downs School was well-represented with over nineteen faculty and instructors and twenty-four doctoral students presenting papers and/or presentations and participating in panels at the national convention.

View a complete listing of all papers and presentations.