The Department of Communication Studies
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Dr. Lee Pierce receives the 2015 NCA Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:55pm

Lee has received this prestigious award for her 2014 Quarterly Journal of Speech essay entitled, "A Rhetoric of Traumatic Nationalism in the Ground Zero Mosque Controversy." The Stephen E. ...

Jiyeon So Selected for Teaching Academy Fellows Program

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 8:00am

Dr. Jiyeon So has been selected for participation in the 2015-2016 Teaching Academy Fellows Program, an early career mentoring program at the University of Georgia.  This year, only twenty faculty members are selected for the Fellows Program which is coordinated by UGA’s Teaching Academy with...

Dr. Barbara Biesecker Wins Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:59pm

Dr. Barbara Biesecker is the recipient of the 2015 Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award for Fine/Applied Arts. 

Dr. Biesecker is a Professor, the current Department Head, and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech.  In addition to her many professional committments, "Dr...

Atilla Hallsby Published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:11pm

Atilla Hallsby, a fifth year PhD candidate in Rhetorical Studies, has his ingaugural publication in the Quarterly Journal of Speech in the May 2015 issue. His essay, "Imagine There's No President: The Rhetorical Secret and the Exposure of Valerie Plame," offers a unique version of the...

Georgia Debate Union to Host the Richard B. Russell Scholars Debate

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:39am

Be sure to join the Georgia Debate Union this week at the annual Richard B. Russell Scholars debate. The topic: The United States should legalize marijuana. Come see the debaters take on this very timely topic.

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015; 7:00pm

Where: Russell Building Special...

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