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2014

2014 AWARDS AND HONORS

Biaett, V. (August, 2014). Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) established the Dr. Vern Biaett Outstanding Student Award, the association’s first award named for an individual, in recognition of 42 years of service to the organization and profession.

Campbell, S. (2014, June). Keynote Speaker for Distinguished Scholar Series, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England.

Eltantawy, N. (2014, July). Arab women, media and political uprisings. Featured and sponsored speaker for the panel presentation presented at the International Association for Media & Communication Research annual conference in Hyderabad, India.

Eltantawy, N. (2014, April). Arab women awakening: Past struggles and future challenges. Featured and sponsored speaker for panel presentation presented at the Religion, Democracy and the Arab Awakening conference at USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

Isaksen, J. (2014, May) Recipient of the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award from High Point University—awarded yearly to one faculty.

McDermott, V. M. (2014, Apr.). Top paper award. Eastern States Communication Association. Interpersonal Communication Division.

Powell, R. (2014). Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Faculty Fellowship. Television Academy Foundation. Attended the 2014 Faculty Seminar in Los Angeles, CA.

Stein, S., & Bell, K. (2014, October). Featured Speakers. Duke-UNC Gender War and Culture Series. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

Taylor, N., Kampe, C., & Bell, K. (2014, November). Top Paper Award. National Communication Association. Ethnography Division.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, Aug.). Top paper award. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Association. Religion and Media Division.

Tyrrell, T., Paris, C., & Biaett, V. (August, 2014). TTRA Outstanding Journal Article of the Year. Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Charles R. Goeldner Article of Excellence Award.

2014 GRANTS 

Heagney, B. (2014). Silvershein/Gutenstein Family Faculty Development Grant ($2,000), High Point University

Kim, S. (2014). Silvershein/Gutenstein Family Faculty Development Grant ($2,000), High Point University

2014 CREATIVE WORK PRESENTATIONS

Goodman, J. (2014). Competition Film Showing: “The Ghosts We Know” (2013), Written, Produced and Directed by Jim Goodman. Presented at UFVA (University Film and Video Association) 68th University Film and Video Conference, Bozeman, Montana.

Goodman, J. (2014). BEA Faculty Led Short Film Competition Entry Acceptance: Call Me (2014), Written by Bree Hovan, Produced by Jim Goodman and Matt DiNatale, Directed by Jim Goodman, Broadcast Education Association 2015 National Convention, Festival of Media Arts, Las Vegas, NV.

Lambert, B. (2014). Pancake Mountain [Digital Video Series]. S. Stuckey (Producer/Director). Arlington, VA: PBS Digital Studios.  https://www.youtube.com/user/pancakemountain

  • Children’s series available on PBS’ digital platforms (YouTube, Tumblr, PBS website, etc.).
  • Roles:  Co-producer, animator and composer on multiple episodes

Lambert, B. (2014, March). A Celebration of Charles Strouse [Theatrical revue]. S. MacLeod, Director). High Point, NC: Hayworth Fine Arts Center.

  • Roles:  Graphic designer, illustrator
    • Created background graphics that were projected on stage during performances of songs from the career of Broadway composer Charles Strouse.  The projections served as a virtual set, creating the worlds of Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, and other Broadway shows.

2014 PUBLICATIONS

An, Z., & McDermott, V. M. (2014). The effects of sociocultural factors and perceptions of mental illness on indirect disclosure preferences. Communication Research Reports, 31(3), 281-291.

Biaett, V. (2014). Community festivals. In AC Michalos (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research and Well-being Research, pp. 1054-1055. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Biaett, V. (2014). How many people were at your event? IE: The Business of International Events, 25(3): 72-74, 101. (Reprinted from 2007 as one of the top 20 articles from all past publications).

Dodd, M.D. & Campbell, S. B. (2014). A strategic framework for communicating with Generation Y via emerging media: A longitudinal examination with public relations results and implications. Public Relations Journal, 8 (4). Retrieved from: http://www.prsa.org/Intelligence/PRJournal/Documents/2014DoddCampbell.pdf

Eltantawy, N. (2014). Above the fold and beyond the veil: Islamophobia in Western media. In Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner & Lisa McLaughlin (eds). The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender (pp. 384-394). Oxon: Routledge.

Eltantawy, N. (2014). Waging nonviolent activism post Jan25: Case studies of Egyptian women. R/evolutions: Global Trends and Regional Issues 2(1), 110-127.

Smith, D.C. (2014). The real story behind the nation’s first shield law: Maryland, 1894-1897. Communication Law and Policy, 19(1), 3-53.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014). “The grandest, most compelling story of all time!”: Dominant themes of Christian media marketing. Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, 26(1), 23-35.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A. J. (2014). Audience interactivity on video websites and the business implications for online media platforms. Journal of Media Business Studies, 11(2), 25-56.

Yang, Y. & Coffey, A. J. (2014). Audience valuation in the new media era: Interactivity, online engagement and e-WOM value. International Journal on Media Management, 16(2), 77-103. doi:10.1080/14241277.2014.943899.

2014 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Bell, K., Taylor, N., & Kampe, C. (2014, April). Masculinity, Morality, and Mortality in The Walking Dead.  Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism. Columbia, MO.

Biaett, V. (2014, May). The discovery of PX theory. Presented at ATLAS Events Special Interest Group 3rd Expert Meeting: The Attendee Experience – Quest for Engagement, May 8-9, 2014, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Biaett, V. (2014, October). Utilizing PX (participant experience) theory to maximize the social and economic impact of festivals and events. Presented at the 59th Annual International Festival & Event Association (IFEA) Convention, Kansas City, MO.

Eltantawy, N. (2014, November). Egypt’s Jon Stewart moves from YouTube to the Television Screen: Humorous political satire or serious culture jamming? Presented at the 100th annual convention of the National Communication Association (NCA), Chicago.

Greer, J. D. & Yang, Y. (2014). Digital delivery: How the way newspapers are reaching young readers is changing. Paper presented at the National Newspaper Association Convention in San Antonio, TX.

Hall, S. (2014, November).  Elusive/illusive immersion: The quest for virtual reality in video games. Presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA), Baltimore, MD.

Isaksen, J. (2014, November) Bursting the blogosphere: What exactly is the ‘erotic economy’ selling? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. Chicago, IL.

Isaksen, J. (2014, April)  The new black for Netflix? Race, class, gender & sexuality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the South Eastern Women’s Studies Association. Wilmington, NC.

Johnson-Young, E., & Bell, K. (2014, May). #rape, #slut, #whore: A Mixed methods approach to examining hypermasculine hostile digital environments. Gender, Bodies, and Technology Conference. Blacksburg, Virgina, Virginia Tech.

Kampe, C., Taylor, N., & Bell, K. (2014, May). “Performing the inhuman”: Playing The Walking Dead. Gender, Bodies, and Technology Conference. Blacksburg, Virgina, Virginia Tech.  

Kim, S. C., Cappella, J. N., & Price, V. (2014, May). The power of collective intelligence: Online deliberation effects on intention to participate in genetic research: An extended theory of planned behavior approach. Presented to the 2014 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Lambert, B., & McDermott, V. M. (2014, September). Production partnerships: Teaching introductory production skills through interdepartmental and community collaboration. Paper presented at the regional meeting of the Broadcast Education Association District II Conference. Boone, NC.

Lukow, J. (2014, November). Male perspectives on the hiring of female NCAA basketball coaches. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport Management, Raleigh, NC.

Lukow, J. (2014, April). The hiring of female NCAA Basketball Coaches: The male perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, St. Louis, MO.

Lukow, J. (2014, March). Breaking down barriers: NCAA female basketball coaches’ perspectives on the hiring process. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association, Wilmington, NC

McDermott, V. M., & Rintamaki, L. S. (2014, May). The “good” approach to mental illness stigma reduction: Education, labeling, or interpersonal contact. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. Seattle, WA.

McDermott, V. M., & Harris, T. (2014, May). Live life before you give life: A targeted pregnancy prevention campaign aimed at teens. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina. Greensboro, NC.

McDermott, V. M. (2014, April). It’s not always what you say: Perceptions of social support conversations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern States Communication Association. Providence, RI. [Top paper panel—Interpersonal Communication]

Stein, S., & Bell, K. (2014, March). News coverage of sexual assault and rape in the US Military: From Tailhook to The Invisible War. Gender and Conflict Workshop. High Point, NC.

Stein, S., Bell, K., & Hurley, R. (2014, May). News coverage of sexual assault and rape in the US Military: From Tailhook to The Invisible WarInternational Communication Association. Seattle, WA.

Taylor, N., Kampe, C., & Bell, K. (2014, November). Me and Lee: Identification and the play of attraction in The Walking Dead. National Communication Association. Chicago, IL. [2014 Top Faculty Paper Award in Ethnography Division].

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, November). Christian concert films: Manufacturing worship and numinous experiences. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, September). The Christian concert film: Manufacturing religious worship through video production. Paper presented at the BEA District 2 Regional Conference, Boone, NC.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, August). “Do you want to feel the love of Christ? There’s an app for that: Understanding tablet media as the new electronic church.”  Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2014 Annual Conference, Montréal, Canada. [Top Paper: Religion and Media Division]

Yang, Y. & Davis, D. (2014, August). Understanding digital media adoption: Analysis of US newspaper coverage of social networks and virtual worlds. Presented at the 2014 AEJMC national conference in Montreal, Canada.

2014 PANEL PRESENTATIONS, ROUNDTABLES, WORKSHOPS, INVITED PRESENTATIONS, & MEDIA STORIES

Biaett, V. (2014, September). Invited moderator, Event education affinity group: Common ground discussion. 59th Annual International Festival & Event Association (IFEA) Convention, Kansas City, MO.

Biaett, V. (2014, September). Panelist, Arriving at realistic attendance numbers and the risk of not doing so. 59th Annual International Festival & Event Association (IFEA) Convention, Kansas City, MO.

Biaett, V. (2014, October). Risky business: Event planning for everyday concerns and realities. Invited presentation for the International Festival and Event Association (IFEA) as an online webinar.

Campbell, S. (2014, May). Best practices in international public relations (Panelist), University College London, London, England.

Eltantawy, N. (2014, March). Egyptian women’s nonviolent activism to resist dictatorship. Presented at the Gender & Conflict Workshop at High Point University, North Carolina.

Eltantawy, N. (2014, June 4). “What will look like with Abdel Fattah Sisi at the helm?” HuffPost Live, http://huff.lv/1jMIzJE (Panelist).

Eltantawy, N. (2014, May 28). “How will low turnout affect Egypt’s election?” HuffPost Live, http://huff.lv/TwbiNY (Panelist).

Eltantawy, N. (2014, April 29). “What can we expect out of Egypt?” HuffPost Live, http://huff.lv/1mOIObn (Panelist).

Emerson, M., Haller, S., Harris, T., Lambert, B., & Liverman, J.  (2014, April). “Live life before you give life”: Strategies for developing a pregnancy prevention campaign aimed at teens Panel at the Eastern Communication Association Conference.  Providence, RI.  April 23-27, 2014.

Goodman, J. (2014, August).  “Dog Tax” Short Film Showing (Directed by Laszlo Santha, NYU)—Oral respondent. Presented at the UFVA (University Film and Video Association) 68th University Film and Video Conference, Bozeman, Montana.

Kim, S. (2014, Feb 26). HPU/News & Record Poll: North Carolinians Say New Health Care Law Improves Access but Worsens Quality” NCPoliticalNews.com (http://www.ncpoliticalnews.com/?p=7321)

Lambert, B. (2014, July).  Writing for animation.  Invited Presentation to UNC-Greensboro Young Writers Camp, Greensboro, NC.

Stewart, S. M. (2014, October). Fill in the blank: Sharing, experience and social media. Invited presentation to High Point Chamber of Commerce, High Point, NC.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, August). Theorizing the religious media marketplace: God, media, and money. Panelist. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2014 Annual Conference, Montréal, Canada.

Trammell, J. Y. (2014, September 11). The iPhone and religious belief. The Religion & Media Interest Group of AEJMC Newsletter and Information. Retrieved from http://www.religionandmedia.org

2013

2013 AWARDS AND HONORS

Yang, Y. (2014). NATPE Faculty Fellowship. National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Educational Foundation. Attended the 2014 NATPE convention in Miami, FL.

2013 GRANTS

Isaksen, J. (2013). HPU Undergraduate Research and Creative Works: Mentored the undergraduate research of four students and took them to present their work at the National Popular Culture Association Conference, Washington DC, 2013. ($4250)

McDermott, V. (2013). The Silvershein/Gutenstein Family Faculty Development Grant. Funding underwrites the development of an undergraduate research methods service-learning course. ($2,000)

Stewart, S. (2013). Building a Communications Technology Future for Virginia, a video series and interactive kiosk project highlighting technologies being utilized in communities across Virginia. Grant Agency: Verizon. Role: Principle investigator. ($40,000)

Stewart, S. (2013). Blackboard and other tools were utilized to create an online introductory public relations course capable of serving more than 100 students. The Center for Teaching Excellence at Virginia Commonwealth University. ($3500)

2013 CREATIVE WORK PRESENTATIONS

Lambert, B. (Producer/Director/Writer/Animator), (2013). I Tell What I Have Seen [Video].

  • Animated documentary on the career of 19th century mental health care reformer Dorothea Dix
  • Juried film festival screenings:
  • Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival, Philadelphia, PA, September 2013
  • Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, Flagstaff, AZ, September 2013
  • filmSPARK Shorts Showcase, SPARKcon Art & Design Festival, Raleigh, NC, September 2013
  • Carrboro Film Festival, Carrboro, NC, November 2013

Lambert, B. (Designer/Animator). (10/29/13-11/23/13). For MacLeod, S. (Director). 2013, October 29-30, November 23.  Hansel & Gretel [Opera]. High Point, NC: Hayworth Fine Arts Center.

  • Created animated background videos that were projected on stage during performances.  The video projections served as a virtual set, creating the world of Hansel & Gretel’s home, the dark forest, and the witch’s candy house.

Lambert, B. (Animator). (2013). Stuckey, S. (Producer/Director). (2013). Around the World with Shirley Manson [Video]. Pancake Mountain & PBS Digital Studios. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaFASSJQ808.

  • Educational children’s video

2013 PUBLICATIONS

Eltantawy, N. (2014). Above the fold and beyond the veil: Islamophobia in Western media. In Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner & Lisa McLaughlin (Eds). The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender (pp. 384-394). Oxon: Routledge,

Eltantawy, N. (2013). My struggle with the headscarf. In Erynn Masi de Casanova & Afshan Jafar (Eds). Bodies without Borders (pp. 101-106). Palgrave MacMillan.

Eltantawy, N. (2013). From veiling to blogging: Women and media in the Middle East. Guest Editor’s Introduction. Feminist Media Studies 13(5). 765-769.

Eltantawy, N. (2013, Aug 23). U.S. should stop aiding Egypt killing machine. News & Record,. http://www.news-record.com/opinion/columns/article_a800da90-0b79-11e3-bd61-001a4bcf6878.html

Fowkes, K. A.  (2013).  Tim Burton and the creative trickster:  A case study of three films.  In J. A. Weinstock (Ed.), The Works of Tim Burton:  Margins to Mainstream (231-244).  NY:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Hall, S. (2013, Spring). Drawing on the Past [Review of the book Darkroom: a memoir in black & white, by L. Q. Weaver]. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 93 (1), 58.

Hall, S. (2013, Summer). Flickering Dreams. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, 93 (2), 18-20.

Kim, S. C., Shah, D. V., Namkoong, K., McTavish, F. M., & Gustafson, D. H. (2013). Predictors of online health information seeking among women with breast cancer: The role of social support perception and emotional well-being. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 18(2), 98-118. doi: 10.1111/jcc4.12002

Namkoong, K., McLaughlin, B., Yoo, W. H., Hull, S., Shah, D. V., Kim, S. C., Moon, T. J., Johnson, C., Hawkins, R. P., McTavish, F. M., & Gustafson, D. H. (2013). The effects of expression: How providing emotional support online improves cancer patients coping strategies. Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) Monograph, 47, 169 – 174.

Smith, D.C. (2013, June), A theory of shield laws: journalists, their sources, and popular constitutionalism; El Paso, Texas, LFB Scholarly Publishing.

Smith, D.C. (2013, Winter), The real story behind the nation’s first shield law: Maryland, 1894-1897, Communication Law and Policy, 19(1), 2-51.

Smith, D.C., (2013). A statewide public affairs network for North Carolina: It’s time! Policy position paper commissioned by the Center for Media Law and Policy at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Trammell, J. Y., & Stout, D. A.  (2013).  Reviewing the Christian review: Interpretive critiques of A Serious Man.  In R. Woods (ed.) Evangelical Christians and popular culture: Pop goes the gospel (p.86-100).  Westport, CT: Praeger.

Wiest, J.B., & Eltantawy, N. (2012—published in 2013). Social media use among UAE college students one year after the Arab Spring. Journal of Arab & Muslim Media Research 5(3), 209-226.

2013 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Eltantawy, N. (November, 2013). Sexual harassment: Egyptian women wage war via social media connections. Presented at the 99th annual convention of the National Communication Association (NCA), Washington, DC.

Hall, S. (2013, March). LucasArts and the adaptation of Star Wars video games. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL.

Hall, S. (2013, April). Issues of adaptation in The Walking Dead video games. Paper presented at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association, Washington, DC.

Hopke, J., Gabay, I., Kim, S. C., & Rojas, H. (2013, Aug). Mobile phones and participation: An exploration of mobile social media vs. mobile social networking. Presented to the Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.

Isaksen, J. (2013). Womanist oral traditions in digital rhetorical spaces. Feminist/Rhetoric Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2013.

Isaksen, J. (2013). Musical resistance: Counter-hegemony on The Colbert Report. National Popular Culture Association Conference, Washington DC, 2013.

Lukow, J. (2013, Nov.) NCAA female basketball coaches’ perspectives on the hiring process. Presentation at the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention. Raleigh, NC.

Lukow, J. (2013, Apr.) Females hired as NCAA head coaches: The secrets revealed. Presentation at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Convention and Expo. Charlotte, NC.

McDermott, V. M., & Oetzel, J. G. (2013, June). Developing a model for mental illness stigma reduction campaigns. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. London.

McDermott, V. M. (2013, April). Working together: Managing the dilemmas of community partnerships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern States Communication Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Stewart, S. (2013, September). Verizon Grant Project Overview. Digital Pragmata Lightning Talk. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Trammell, J. Y.  (2013, November).  What a trend we have in Jesus: Thoughts toward a market-centered conceptualization of Christian media.  Paper presented at the Religious Communication Association Preconference, Washington, DC.

Trammell, J. Y.  (2013, October).  “Jesus Calling”: Notes toward a theoretical framework for exploring the Christian media industry.  Paper presented at the Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Trammell, J. Y.  (2013, August).  “The grandest, most compelling story of all time!”: Dominant themes of Christian media marketing.  Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2013 Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Trammell, J. Y.  (2013, April).  “Jesus Calling”: A case study of digital media and the Christian publishing industry.  Paper presented at the Carolina Rhetoric and Digital Media Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

Zhang, Y., Jin, Y., Porter, J., & Stewart, S. (2013, August). Framing depression: Cultural and organizational influence on coverage of a public health threat and attribution of responsibilities in U.S. news media. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.

2013 PANEL PRESENTATIONS, ROUNDTABLES, WORKSHOPS & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Campbell, S. & Spaulding, C. (2013). Throwing open the closet door: A Twitter content analysis of celebrity coming out strategies. International Public Relations Research Conference, March 7-10, Miami, FL.

Campbell, S. (2013, June 12). Public Relations Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (Invited Lecturer), Queens College, Belfast, Northern Ireland/United Kingdom

Kim, S. (2013). National Institutes of Health Grant Proposals Workshop – Certificate of Completion on Writing and Designing NIH Proposals, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC.

Lambert, B. (2013, Nov. 24). Filmmakers panel. Carrboro Film Festival, Carrboro, NC.

Lambert, B. (2013, Sep. 27). Filmmakers panel. Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival, Philadelphia, PA.

Lambert, B. (2013, July 18).  Writing for Non-Fiction Film.  Invited Presentation to UNC-Greensboro Young Writers Camp, Greensboro, NC.

Lambert, B. (2013, May 8).  Documentary filmmaking and higher education.  Invited Presentation to Dr. Mary Dalton’s graduate Documentary History class at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC.

Yang, Y. (2013). Teaching media management in a variety of courses. Organizer and panelist on Teaching Panel: Diversity in curriculum, sponsored by the Media Management and Economics Division. Presented at the annual AEJMC national conference in Washington, DC.

2012

2012 AWARDS

Davis, C. (2012). Reynolds fellow in business journalism at Arizona State University – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Phoenix, AZ.

Davis, C. (2012, November 3). Producer of People’s Pick Award Nominee for 3 perspectives. Citizens, Service, Networking and Partnership Conference. Wilmington, NC.

Eltantawy, N. (2012). Fulbright Scholar Award. Awarded by the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Goodman, J. (2012). Quarter finalist in Big Break Screenwriting Contest for Blood Eternal. Awards presented by Final Draft Inc.

Goodman, J., & Simpson, E. (2012). Best of Competition Award, Faculty Screenwriting Competition, Short Subject Category for Connected. Award presented at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts, Las Vegas, NV.

Goodman, J., & Simpson, E. (2012). Best of Festival King Foundation Award for Connected. Award presented at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts Faculty Screenwriting Competition, Las Vegas, NV.

Lambert, B. & Benica, R. (Producers/Directors). Gilded Age Gladiator.

  • Special Jury Citation, Animated Short, Oxford Film Festival, Oxford, MS, February 2012
  • Winner, Best Film by a North Carolina Filmmaker, Carolina Film and Video Festival, Greensboro, NC, February 2012
  • Winner, Best Animated Short (Jury Award), Charlotte Film Festival, Charlotte, NC, March 2012
  • Winner, Best Animated Short (Audience Award), Charlotte Film Festival, Charlotte, NC, March 2012

2012 GRANTS

Davis, C. (2012) Co-Principal Investigator for HPU Democracy USA Project, an interdisciplinary and experiential learning exercise that extends education from the classroom into the community in the formation of critical thinking, civic-minded students. HPU Democracy USA was awarded $50,000 Think BIG! Grant from High Point University.

2012 CREATIVE WORK PRESENTATIONS

Lambert, B. (Producer/Director). (2012, November). The Future in the Palm of Your Hand [Video]. http://vimeo.com/51817433. Juried exhibition:  International Digital Media and Arts Association (iDMAa) iDEAS Exhibition, iDMAa Conference, Miami, FL.

Lambert, B. (Producer/Director). (20012). Rhinos Rock [Video]. http://vimeo.com/21867190. Included in Bloc Project’s Animation Project 2012. Screening:  Ackland Art Museum Film Forum, Chapel Hill, NC, (Jan 2012) and Mission Valley Cinemas, Raleigh, NC, (Feb 2012).

Lambert, B. & Benica, R. (Producers/Directors). Gilded Age Gladiator. Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia, SC, (April 2012)

Watson, P. (2012). The horse trainer: Training for a productive life. A four part series presented to the United Methodist Church.

2012 PUBLICATIONS

Eltantawy, N. (2012). Boyd, Danah. In M. Kosut (Ed). Encyclopedia of Gender in Media (pp. 28-29). London: Sage.

Eltantawy, N. (2012, May 14). Giving Arab women the respect they deserve. News & Record. Retrieved from http://www.news-record.com/content/2012/05/11/article/giving_arab_women_the_respect_they_deserve

Eltantawy, N. (2012). Radio piracy. In M. Kosut (Ed). Encyclopedia of Gender in Media (pp. 306-308). London: Sage.

Eltantawy, N. (2012). Resilience, Mêtis and Survival: How Egyptian Women Outsmart the Ills of Global Capitalism. Wagadu, Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies, 10. Retrieved from http://appweb.cortland.edu/ojs/index.php/Wagadu/article/view/699

Eltantawy, N. (2012, September 24). Violent reaction to cheap film does a disservice to Islam. News & Record. Retrieved from http://www.news-record.com/content/2012/09/21/article/violent_reaction_to_cheap_film_does_a_disservice_to_islam

Hall, S. (2012). B.P.R.D. In B. H. Beaty & S. Weiner (Eds.), Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes (pp. XX-XX). Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press.

Hall, S. (2012). Conan the Barbarian. In B. H. Beaty & S. Weiner (Eds.), Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes (pp. XX-XX). Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press.

Hall, S. (2012). Elektra: Assassin. In B. H. Beaty & S. Weiner (Eds.), Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes (pp. XX-XX). Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press.

Hayes, B. (2012, October 7). Ryder Cup needs playoff mentality. High Point Enterprise, D6.

Isaksen, J. (2012). Radio’s early culture: Racial theorizing from the ether to the ‘other’.” The Journal of Popular Culture, 45 (4), 749-768.

Isaksen, J. (2012). Girls Talking Back.”  In M. Bae and O. Ivashkevich (Eds.) Girls, Cultural Productions, and Resistance (pp. 191-204). New York: Peter Lang.

McDermott, V. M., & Oetzel, J. G. (2012, June). Who will survive? Diversity and team dynamics. Communication Currents, 7 (3). Retrieved from http://www.natcom.org/CommCurrentsArticle.aspx?id=2442.

McDermott, V. M., & Wegter, R. A. (2012). Public speaking: Preparation and presentation in a digital world (an adaptation of Public Speaking: Choices for effective results by Makay, Butland, & Mason). Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing.

Oetzel, J. G., McDermott, V. M., Torres, A., & Sanchez, C. (2012). The impact of individual differences and group diversity on group interaction climate and satisfaction: A test of the effective intercultural workgroup communication theory. The Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 5(2), 144-167. doi: 10.1080/17513057.2011.640754

Trammell, J. Y. (2012).  Watching movies in the name of the Lord: Thoughts on analyzing Christian film criticism.  Journal of Media and Religion, 11(3), pp. 113-126.

Wiest, J. B. (2012, November 11). They also served: Honor all our veterans. The News & Observer. http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/11/10/2472731/they-also-served-honor-all-our.html

Wiest, J. B. (2012, September 23). Violent crime need not make us cower. News & Record. http://www.news-record.com/content/2012/09/21/article/violent_crime_need_not_make_us_cower

Wiest, J. B. (2012, September 22). Keep perceptions of crime in perspective. The Herald-Sun. http://heraldsun.com/view/full_story/20234764/article-Keep-perceptions-of-crime-in-perspective

Wiest, J. B., & Duffy, M. (2012). The impact of gender roles on verdicts and sentences in cases of filicide. Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society. (online Oct. 15; print forthcoming)

2012 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Eltantawy, N. (2012, August). Above the fold and beyond the veil: Media depictions of Muslim women. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.

Fowkes, K. A. (2012, March).  A Leap of Imagination:  The Monstrous Rabbit in Night of the Lepus. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL

Goodman, J. (2012, April). Managing post production for long form narrative projects in a communication school model. Panel presented at the Broadcast Educator’s Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Hall, S. (2012, March). In the panel no one can hear you frag: Transmedia resonance in video game comic book adaptations. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL.

Isaksen, J. (2012, April). Digital agency: Hip-hop 2.0 women flip the gender script. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Popular Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA,

Isaksen, J. (2012, November). The Laramie Project: When no one asks and no one tells. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kim, S. C., Hawkins, R., McTavish, F. M., & Gustafson, D. H. (2012, November). Meeting psychosocial needs of cancer patients through integrated e-health intervention: A theory-based mediation approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

Kim, S. C., Hopke, J., & Rojas, H. (2012, May). The power of “talking on the phone”: Effects of mobile technology on social divides. Presented to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. Communication And Technology (CAT) Division Top 2 Faculty Paper Award.

Kim, S. C., Shaw, B., Shah, D. V., Hawkins, R., Pingree, S., McTavish, F. M., &Gustafson, D. H. (2012, May). Mapping intervention effects over time: The benefits of integrating e-health intervention with a human mentor for cancer patients with depression. Presented to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ.

McDermott, V. M. (2012, February). Driven to distraction: Working with teenagers to develop tailored safe driving campaigns. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association. Albuquerque, NM.

Trammell, J. Y.  (2012, October).  Selling entertainment and salvation: Thoughts toward analyzing Christian media marketing.  Paper presented at the Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference, Rochester, NY.

Trammell, J. Y.  (August, 2012).  “Homosexuality is bad for me”: An analysis of gay Christian testimonies in Christianity Today magazine.  Paper presented at the annual meting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, IL.

Wiest, J. B. (2012, April). Implications of (mis)representations of serial murder in American media. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.

Wiest, J. B. (2012, August). Differences in social media use among American and Arab young adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO.

Wiest, J. B. (2012, March). News in transformation: The impact of the Internet and future of newspapers. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA.

Yang, Y. (2012, August). Interactive audiences on internet video websites: Audience valuation in the new media era. Paper presented at the AEJMC conference, Chicago, IL. Top 3 Faculty Paper in the Media Management and Economics Division.

Yang, Y. (2012). Evaluating online audiences: Identifying predictors of audience’s use of interactive features on internet video websites. Paper presented at the World Media Economics and Management Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012 PANEL PRESENTATIONS, ROUNDTABLES, AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Campbell, S. (2012, May 24-25). Changing Faces: Diversity in Public Relations (Invited Lecturer for Graduate student lecture series), Greenwich University, London, England.

Hall, S. (2012, November). Tolkien-inspired videogames. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Kim, S. (2012, March). Social marketing and health campaigns. Department of Communication, Western New England University, Springfield, MA.

Kim, S. (2012, October). Mapping e-health intervention effects over time for cancer patients with depression. CECCR II Fall 2012 Grantee Meeting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. Poster Presentation Award (3rd Place) *

Yang, Y. (2012). Teaching media management in contemporary times & best practice: Case studies. The history of teaching media management. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the AEJMC, Chicago, IL.

2011

2011 AWARDS AND HONORS

Fowkes, K. A. (2011, May). Recipient of the Ruth Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award from High Point University—awarded yearly to one faculty.

Lambert, B. & Benica, R. (Producers/Directors), (2011). Gilded Age Gladiator.

  • Winner, Best Animated Drama, Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival, Atlanta, GA, September 2011
  • Honorable Mention, Best Animated Short, Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival, Philadelphia, PA, September 2011

2011 GRANTS

McDermott, V. M. (2011). Principal Investigator for GPS: Go Place Safely. A teaching/research/service approach to promoting safe driving. This project was awarded $25,000 Think BIG! Grant from High Point University.

2011 CREATIVE WORK PRESENTATIONS

Goodman, J. & Simpson, E. (2011, November). Connected. Film Premiere. High Point University Extraordinaire Cinema.

Lambert, B. & Benica, R. (Producers/Directors), (2011). Gilded Age Gladiator. Formal screening: University Film & Video Association conference, Boston, MA (August)

  • DC Shorts Film Festival, Washington, DC, (September)
  • Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, NC, (November)

2011 PUBLICATIONS

Bucy, E. P., Kim, S. C., & Park, M. C. (2011). Host-selling in cyberspace: Product personalities and character advertising on popular children’s websites. New Media & Society, 13(8), 1245 – 1264.

Campbell, S., & Giannino, S. (2011). Flavor Flav as super coon: A critique of contemporary forms of black masculinity and power. In R. Jackson & M. Hobson (Eds.), Masculinity in the Black Imagination. New York: Peter Lange Publishing

Campbell, S., & Giannino, S. (2011). The Reality of the Gaze: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Flavor of Love. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1 (12), 10-21.

Eltantawy, N., & Wiest, J. B. (2011). Social media in the Egyptian revolution: Reconsidering resource mobilization theory. International Journal of Communication, 5, 1207-1224.

Eltantawy, N. (2011, January 29). Egyptians have had enough. News & Record. Retrieved from http://www.news-record.com/blog/54431/entry/110229

Hall, S. (2011). 9/11: A Graphic Depiction. Phi Kappa Phi Journal, 91, (3), 18-19.

Hall, S. (2011). “Fade in, Fade out: Addiction, Recovery, in American Film. In J. T. Mims & E. M. Nollen (Eds.), Mirror on America: Essays and Images from Popular Culture (5th Edition) (pp. XX-XX). New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Isaksen, J. (2011). Obama’s rhetorical shift: Insights for communication studies. Communication Studies, 62 (4), 456-471.

Isaksen, J. (2011). ‘Word up’: Hip-hoppers’ smart pose outwits masculine scripts.” In A. Wannamaker (Ed.), Mediated Boyhood: Boys, Teens, and Young Men in Popular Media and Culture, (pp. 145-164). New York: Peter Lang.

Kim, S. C., & Hopke, J. (2011). Mobile Technologies, Social Capital, and Political Participation. In Communication and Citizenship, H. Rojas, H. Gil de Zuñiga, & M. Wojcieszak (Eds.), Universidad Externado de Colombia Press: Bogota. (In Spanish)

Lutgen-Sandvik, P., & McDermott, V. M. (2011). Making sense of supervisory bullying: Perceived powerlessness, empowered possibilities. Southern Communication Journal, 76 (4), 342-368. doi: 10.1080/10417941003725307.

Wiest, J. B. (2011). Creating cultural monsters: Serial murder in America. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Wiest, J. B. (2011). Telephone to smart phone. In G. A. Barnett (Ed.), Encyclopedia of social networks (pp. 851-854). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

2011 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Eltantawy, N. (2011, November). Social media in the Egyptian revolution: Reconsidering resource mobilization theory. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association 97th Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Eltantawy, N. (2011, November). The Arab Spring & Western media portrayals of women. Presented at the 32nd National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Eltantawy, N. (2011, Oct). Above the fold and beyond the veil: Media depictions of Muslim women. Presented at Hope College Critical Issues Symposium: Exploring Islam, Holland, MI.

Fowkes, K. A.  (2011, August).  From Beetlejuice to Big FishTim Burton’s trickster figures.  Paper presented at the University Film and Video Conference, Boston, MA.

Fowkes, K. A.  (2011, March).  Harvey vs. Roger Rabbit:  The ridiculous trickster rabbit in two Hollywood films.  Paper presented at The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL.

Goodman, J. (2011, April). Class exercises in visual storytelling: High definition visuals not high density words. Panel presented at the Broadcast Educator’s Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Goodman, J. (2011, April). The story you write, the story you shoot, the story you edit: Lessons learned from a university-based feature film production. Panel presented at the Broadcast Educator’s Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV.

Hall, S. (2011, March). The digital Cimmerian. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL.

Hayes, B, (2011, November). Avoiding the Mickey Mouse feature story. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National College Media Convention, Orlando, FL.

Isaksen, J. (2011, November). Crisis of representation: More visibility, less agency? National Women Studies Association, Atlanta, GA.

Kim, S. C., Fung, T. K. F., & Brossard, D. (2011, August). Potential for cancer care or health threats producer?: Interaction effects of news frame and information processing style on further information seeking about nanotechnology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO.

Lambert, B. (2011, August). Response to The Trees Are Falling. Formal film screening response presented at the annual conference of the University Film & Video Association.

McDermott, V. M., & Moriizumi, S. (2011, February) The role of narcissism and face concerns in producing comforting messages. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association. Monterey, CA.

McDermott, V. M., & Rintamaki, L. S. (2011, Apr.) The power and policy of health campaigns: Mental illness stigma reduction campaign considerations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association. Arlington, VA.

McDermott, V. M., Oetzel, J. G., & Salvador, M. (2011, April). Designing a behavioral health stigma reduction survey. Paper presented at the D.C. Health Communication Conference, Fairfax, VA.

Moriizumi, S., & McDermott, V.M. (2011, November). The role of narcissism and face concerns in providing comforting messages: A cross-cultural comparison between Japan and the United States. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Namkoong, K., Shah, D. V., Gustafson, D. H., McTavish, F. M., Abril, E. P., Chih, M. Y., Hull, S., & Kim, S. C. (2011). Self-determination theory in cancer communication: Mediated effects of interactive cancer communication systems on breast-cancer patients’ quality of life. Paper presented to the Department of Defense (DOD) Era of Hope Conference, Orlando, FL.

Namkoong, K., Shah, D. V., McLaughlin, B., Han, J. Y., Chih, M. Y., Hull, S., Kim, E. K., Kim, S. C. (2011, August). An analytic method for computer-mediated communication (CMC): Distinguishing the message expression and reception effects in online social networks. Presented to the Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO.

Namkoong, K., Shah, D. V., McLaughlin, B., Yoo, W. H., Kim, S. C., Hull, S., Moon, T. J., Johnson, C., Hawkins, R. P., & Gustafson, D. H. (2011, August). Computer-mediated social support and the effects of expression: The mediating role of perceived bonding on cancer patients’ coping strategies. Presented to the Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO.

Trammell, J. Y. (2011, March).  The love that dares not speak its name in Christianity Today: Homosexuality and the evangelical press.  Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Mid-Winter Conference, Norman, OK.

Wiest, J. B. (2011, April). Traditional gender roles and court case outcomes in cases of filicide. Paper presented at the Couch-Stone Symposium (affiliated with the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction), Las Vegas, NV.

Yang, Y. (2011, April). Online video and interactivity: An examination of consumers’ use of interactive feature on internet video websites. Presented at the Broadcast Educators Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.

2011 PANEL PRESENTATIONS, ROUNDTABLES, AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Dodd, M. D., & Campbell, S. B. (2011, May). The strategic use of social media in managing relationships with the Net Generation. International Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Dodd, M. D., & Campbell, S. B. (2011, November). The strategic use of social media in managing relationships with the Net Generation: A Longitudinal Examination. National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.

Fowkes K. A. (2011, March).  The fantastic absurdities of Rocky Horror. Panelist at The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, FL.

McDermott, V. M. (2011, November). Giving “voice” to the researcher: Dealing with the effects of difficult, unanticipated, sensitive research. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.

McDermott, V. M. (2011, February). When bad things happen to good classes: providing support and facilitating coping in the classroom. Social support in the classroom: Peer to peer comforting. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association. Monterey, CA.

Wiest, J. (2011, November) Author-Meets-Critics. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.

Wiest, J. (2011). Interdisciplinary teaching and research. Roundtable discussion at the meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Jacksonville, FL. (2011, April)

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