Josh Foreman and co-author publish "Death Along the Natchez Trace"
Josh Foreman, an instructor in print & digital journalism, and his co-author, Ryan Starrett, recently published "Death Along the Natchez Trace," a collection of nonfiction stories centered on one of the most important roads in American history: the Natchez Trace.
Dr. Melody. Fisher publishes article in Family and Community Health
Dr. Melody Fisher, an associate professor in public relations, recently published The study "Assessing Readiness for Barbershop-Based HIV Prevention Programs Among Rural African American Barbershop Patrons" in Family and Community Health. The study aimed to quantitatively assess the readiness of rural African American men to participate in a barbershop-based HIV prevention program.
Dr. Heesook Choi publishes article in Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
Dr. Heesook Choi, assistant professor in print & digital journalism, was recently published in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media with her work "How Partisan Cable News Mobilizes Viewers: Partisan Media, Discussion Networks and Political Participation" which examines how partisan media and discussion networks work together to mobilize viewers in the era of partisan polarization.
Dr. Holli Seitz publishes work in partnership with Veterinary Medicine faculty member
Dr. Holli Seitz, an assistant professor in communication and media studies, and Dr. Jesse Grady, an assistant clinical professor in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, recently published their work on veterinary client preferences for information and autonomy in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Larry Strout publishes article on The Conversation
Dr. Larry Strout's article “Don’t Pay Too Much Attention to Guesses about how US Supreme Court will Vote on Abortion Rights – Experts are Often Wrong,” discussing Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, was published in January of 2022 on The Conversation and quickly became one of the top articles on the website.
Communication faculty spotlights Natchez in new ‘Hidden History’ publication
A fourth book in the Mississippi “Hidden History” series has been published by a Mississippi State faculty member and journalism advisor. Joshua K. Foreman, an instructor in MSU’s communication department and advisor to The Reflector student newspaper, has released “Hidden History of Natchez,” co-written with Ryan Starrett—a fellow Jackson native and Foreman’s childhood friend.
Josh Foreman and co-Author, Ryan Starrett, publish Hidden History of Natchez
Hidden History of Natchez is the first of two History Press books by Josh Foreman and Ryan Starrett about one of the most important cities in early US history: Natchez, Mississippi.
Dr. Holli Seitz co-authors article in The Journal of Rural Health
Together with an interdisciplinary team of MSU researchers, Department of Communication faculty member Dr. Holli Seitz co-authored a recent journal article on research to inform family-based approaches to prevent prescription opioid misuse. Results include specific examples of predisposing, reinforcing, and enabling factors that influence whether family members engage in prevention behaviors. This work is part of the PROMISE Initiative (PReventing Opioid Misuse In the SouthEast).
Dr. Holli Seitz publishes article in Journal of Human Sciences and Extension
An article by Dr. Holli Seitz and colleagues, “Evaluation of a Health Education Intervention for Rural Preschool and Kindergarten Children in the Southeastern United States: A Cluster Randomized Trial,” was recently published in the Journal of Human Sciences and Extension. The article reports on the evaluation of a five-year project, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that involved the development and testing of an integrated health education curriculum for young children.
Dr. Terri Hernandez contributes to book chapter
Dr. Hernandez was one of many authors who contributed a book chapter entitled, "Influencer-Marketing: Is it Right for Your Brand?" to Brandi Watkins' book, Research Perspectives on Social Media Influencers and Brand Communication, which explored some positive and negative implications for employing social media influencers to represent an organization's brand.
CNN picks up article by Communication Instructor Cheryl Chambers
You wear your mask, keep 6 feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety. But the measures that help minimize your risk of Covid-19 can also have an impact on your interactions with others.
Dr. Pete Smith has article accepted for publication in Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures
Dr. Pete Smith's article, "To Be Up and Doing": Journalist Kate Markham Power's Crusade Journalism and Case Against Woman Suffrage in Post-Civil War Mississippi, will be published in a 2021 issue of Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Cultures.
Dr. Terri Hernandez co-authors article in Computers in Human Behavior
“Plenty of (Similar) Fish in the Sea: The Role of Social Identity and Self-Categorization in Niche Dating”
Dr. Terri Hernandez co-authors article in Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) leadership charged a 13-member Presidential Task Force on Careers to obtain membership’s thoughts on preferences and needs regarding career-assistance programming and activities.