Center for Communication Research
Center for Communication Research is dedicated to promoting communication
research at the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Situated within the UW’s Department of Communication Arts
and housed in Vilas Hall, the Center is staffed by the Department’s
Communication Science faculty and graduate students, with Professor Mike Xenos serving as Director and Professor
Emerita Joanne Cantor serving as Outreach Director.
What's New with the Center?
- Congratulations to Michael Braun! Michael has received Top Student Paper honors from the Human Communication and Technology Division of the National Communication Association for his paper, "Obstacles to Social Networking Website Use in Older Adults."
Click here to download a copy of the paper.
- Professor Toma's work featured in the New York Times: Click here for the story.
- Congratulations to Louise Mares on winning a prestigious fellowship from the Netherlands!
(See details below)
We are delighted to announce that Associate Professor Louise Mares has
won a prestigious fellowship from the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in the
Humanities and Social Sciences. Louise will hold the appointment in
conjunction with her planned 2011-12 sabbatical.
NIAS Fellows are selected from prominent researchers and senior scholars in
the humanities and social sciences who have already made a significant
contribution to their field. Scholarly achievements, reputation and quality
of publications are aspects considered in the evaluation process. The aim of
the Institute is to foster advanced research in the humanities and social
sciences and to stimulate interdisciplinary scholarly co-operation in an
international setting. All fellowships are awarded on the recommendation of
a Scholarship Committee whose members
are appointed by the Board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and