Faculty Publications: Communication Studies – November 2021

Communications Studies

Sixteen entries from the Department of Communication Studies. Scholarship includes studies of debate, internet culture, constitutional U.S. rights, gaming, health care, and leadership skills.
Asenas, Jennifer J., and Kevin A. Johnson. Book Review of Lincoln A. Mitchell. The Giants and Their City: Major League Baseball in San Francisco, 1976-1992. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2021. NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture. (U of Nebraska Journal). (in press).

—. Book Review of Stephen M. Bratkovich. The Baseball Bat: From Trees to the Major Leagues, 19th Century to Today. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2020. NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture. (U of Nebraska Journal). v. 29, n. 1/2 (2020): 215-217.

Duerringer, Christopher M. (2020). Providing refutation and writing the negative case. In P. G. Richey (Ed.), International Public Debate Association Textbook (2nd ed.). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishers.

Chevrette, R., & Duerringer, Christopher M. (2020). Bros before Donald Trump: Resisting and replicating hegemonic ideologies in the #BROTUS memes after the 2016 electionIn G. Bouvier & J. Rosenbaum (Eds.), #TalkingPoints: Twitter, the public sphere, and the nature of online deliberation (pp. 235-265). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillandoi:10.1007/978-3-030-41421-4_10

Thompson, C. M., & Duerringer, Christopher M. (2020). Crying wolf: A thematic and critical analysis of why individuals contest family members’ health complaints. Communication Monographs, 87(3), 291-311. doi:10.1080/03637751.2019.1709127

Johnson, Kevin A., and Jennifer Asenas (Eds.). Book: Religious Freedom v. Equal Protection: Clashing American Rights. Peter Lang Publishing. (in press)

Valerie Ortega and Kevin A. Johnson. “Big Data Drive: The Rhetoric of Biometric Big Data.” POROI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis & Invention. 16.1 (2021): Article 6. 

Johnson, Kevin A. “On the Evolution and Definition of ‘First Amendment Studies’: Do We All Engage in First Amendment Studies?” First Amendment Studies. 54.2 (2020): 149-155.

Kahn, Adam S., & Cargile, Aaron Castelán (2021). Immersive and interactive awe: Evoking awe via presence in virtual reality and online videos to prompt prosocial behavior. Human Communication Research, 47(4), 387-417. https://doi.org/10.1093/hcr/hqab007 

Cargile, Aaron Castelán, & Kahn, Adam S. (2021). System justification in communication: a study of imagined dialogue receptivity. Communication Research Reports, 38(2), 103-111. https://doi.org/10.1080/08824096.2021.1891039 

Kahn, Adam S., & Martinez, Todd M. (2020). Text and you might miss it? Snap and you might remember? Exploring “Google effects on memory” and cognitive self-esteem in the context of Snapchat and text messaging. Computers in Human Behavior, 104, Article 106166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.106166 

(Student authors underlined)

Pfister, Raven A. (2020). Imagining the world differently: Hohokum and the evolution of digital games. In G. S. Hubbell & M. W. Kapell (Eds.), What is a game? Essays on the nature of videogames (pp. 103-130). McFarland, Inc.

Russell, Jessica, and Quaack, K. (2021). A multiple goals approach to exploring social worker conversational plans for advance care treatment with terminally ill patients. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care. DOI: 10.1080/15524256.2021.1910107 

Jones, C., & Young, Stacy L. (2021). The mother-daughter body image connection: The perceived role of mothers’ thoughts, words, and actions. Journal of Family Communication, 21(2). DOI: 10.1080/15267431.2021.1908294

Biganeh, M., & Young, Stacy L. (2021). Positive communication in leadership: What matters and surprisingly what does not. International Journal of Business Communication, 1-20. doi:10.1177/2329488420987277

Bippus, A. M., & Young, Stacy L. (2020). How to say “I’m sorry:” Ideal apology elements for common interpersonal transgressions. Western Journal of Communication, 84, 43-57.

(Student authors underlined)