Research Overview

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & CREATIVE ARTS

Research Overview

In the most recently completed academic year, our faculty added the following to a robust catalog of scholarly and creative work:

  • 31 published books and articles
  • 55 competitively selected conference works
  • 16 selected art/media exhibitions and screenings
  • 1 completed full-length documentary film

Highlights of recent faculty research include:

  • Lorin Arnold, Ph.D., "I Don't Know Where I End and You Begin: Challenging Boundaries of Self and Intensive Mothering." Chapter in Ennis, ed., Intensive Mothering: The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Motherhood.
  • Joe Basso, Ph.D., J.D. & Suzanne FitzGerald, Ph.D., "Applying Ethical Theories to Public Relations Decision-Making Process." Presentation, International Public Relations Research conference.
  • Joy Cypher, Ph.D. "Bodies of the Beast: Superheroes, Technology, and the Progress of Humanity." Presentation, National Communication Association convention.
  • Dianne Garyantes. "Mobile Journalism 101: Student Adoption of Mobile Devices in Producing News Content." Presentation, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication national conference.
  • Jane Graziano, Ed.D., "A Woven Collective: Transformative Practices through Contemporary Art." Art Education: Journal of the National Art Education Association.
  • Kristine Johnson, Ph.D. ,"Mobile Phones: News Consumption, News Creation, and News Organization Accommodations." In Z. Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior (Volumes 1, 2, & 3.)
  • Joseph Bierman, Ph.D., "The Development of Sound as a Narrative Device in the Work of Alfred Hitchcock." Presentation, University Film and Video Association conference.

The Rowan University Art Gallery's work has been featured in publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, Huffington Post, South Jersey Times, as well as on WHYY, WRTI, and WXPN.

Highlights of recent faculty creative work, art/media exhibitions and screenings include:

  • Keith Adams, MFA, Exhibition of work from series, "The Sublime," at Representing Other/Representing Ourselves, the Society for Photographic Education Exhibition, Mid Atlantic Region.
  • David Bianculli, M.A., Apexart TV Exhibition, New York, NY.
  • Julia MacDonnell Chang, Ph.D., Mimi Malloy, At Last. Paperback. German language edition, Ullstein.
  • Joe McGee, M.F.A, Peanut Butter and Brains: A Zombie Culinary Tale.
  • Jonathan Olshefski, M.F.A., Documentary for homeless outreach program, DePaul USA, Philadelphia.