Category: NCA

Presenting Blake Scott with the Health Communication Division’s Distinguished Book Award at NCA 2017!

I had the great honor of presenting Blake Scott with the 2017 Health Communication Division’s Distinguished Book Award. His book, Risky Rhetoric: AIDS and the Cultural Practices of HIV Testing, instigated the sub-field of rhetoric of health and medicine and is long overdue for recognition. Congratulations Blake! ¬†

The 2017 Winans-Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Public Address

Posing, above, with all of the 2017 awardees (including two others from the University of Utah–Julia Moore and Stacey Overholt!). Posing, below, with some of my favorite people and scholars: Lisa Corrigan, Debbie Hawhee, and Mary Stuckey (left to right).Receiving the award from the president of NCA, Stephen Hartnett. For more information about the James…

Dr. Cara Finnegan wins the Rhetorical and Communication Theory Faculty Mentorship Award!!

Here Dr. Cara Finnegan–winner of the 2017 Rhetorical and Communication Theory Faculty Mentorship Award–is shown with some of her former students. From left: Jennifer Mercieca, Jennifer Jones Barbour, Robin Jensen, Cara Finnegan, Jiyeon Kang Billie Murray introduced Cara beautifully before presenting her with the award at NCA in Dallas. Dr. Finnegan’s advisees pose in 2005¬†with…