American University School of Communication has a strong presence at the 2010 convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Faculty will be showing their work on a series of panels and presentations. See below for details, or view the conference program.
Tuesday, August 3 (pre-conference):
2-5 p.m.: Matthew Nisbet on panel, "Communication and the Environment: Theory and Practice," sponsored by the Public Relations Division and Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk Interest Group. Nisbet presents a study he co-authored this month at the journal BMC Public Health.
3:30-7:30 p.m.: Rose Ann Robertson speaks at workshop, "Journalism Schools as News Providers: Challenges and Opportunities," sponsored by the Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group and Newspaper Division.
Wednesday, August 4:
8:15-9:45 a.m.: Amy Eisman speaks on a teaching panel, "Rebooting the Curricula: Teaching Journalism in a Digital Tempest" sponsored by the Newspaper and Radio-Television Journalism divisions.
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: W. Joseph Campbell moderates Presidential Panel Session: Presidents and the Press.
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: W. Joseph Campbell becomes national president of Kappa Tau Alpha at the KTA and AEJMC awards luncheon.
3:15-4:45 p.m.: Jan Schaffer presides over a panel that includes Maria Ivancin, "What Do Women Want? What Are Women Entrepreneurs Doing?" which is sponsored by the Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group and Communication Technology Division.
5-6:30 p.m.: W. Joseph Campbell will be a discussant at the History Division Top Paper Awards refereed paper research session, sponsored by the History Division.
10-11:30 a.m.: W. Joseph Campbell will present his "'Severe in Invective': Franc Wilkie, Wilbur Storey, and the Improbable 'Send Rumors' Quotation" paper, which finished second in the History Division’s faculty paper competition, at the American Media as Storyteller session.