Accomplishments: Greenspun College of Urban Affairs

September 8, 2022
Tara McManus (Communication Studies) co-authored the paper, "PRISM and Emotions: Understanding the Role of Fear and Hope toward Vaccine Information Seeking Intentions," published in Health Communication with lead author Julie Volkman of Bryant University, and fellow co-authors Ashleigh Day of Northern Arizona University and Kristen Hokeness and…
September 7, 2022
David R. Gruber (Communication Studies) recently published "Ecologies of 'Sleepy Joe' and 'Mini Mike': The affective politics of ethos and the ethics of Ad Hominem Light" in the journal, Enculturation. The article argues that constructions of credibility (Ethos) are not confined to nice, positive appeals about a character's expertise or good civic…
August 26, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies), Richard Johnson (Arizona State), Miles Romney (Brigham Young University), and Kia Cummings (MA graduate in Journalism and Media Studies) presented "The Rinaldi Frame: College Gameday, the NCAA, and Black Hardship" to the AEJMC annual conference from Aug. 3-6 in Detroit, MI. 
July 26, 2022
David R. Gruber (Communication Studies) recently published as a co-author with Jason Kalin of DePaul University on the philosophical question of how much embodied access we have to others in new phenomenological methodologies being used in rhetorical studies. The article, "Rhetoric, Methodology, and a Question of Onto-Epistemological Access,"…
July 8, 2022
Jayce Farmer (Public Policy and Leadership) published an article, “State Interventions and Interlocal Collaborations Across the Three Pillars of Sustainability,” in State and Local Government Review. This article makes a connection between regional partnerships for sustainability and state-level constraints on the fiscal and functional autonomy of…
July 7, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs, Benjamin J. Morse, Travis Carmona (all Journalism and Media Studies), and Travis Snow (Sociology) have published an article, "The Masks We Wear: Watchmen, Infrastructural Racism, and Anonymity" in the journal Television & New Media. As COVID-19 has led to the politicization of masks and the donning of masks, the prescient…
June 28, 2022
Kiersten Farmer (Public Policy and Leadership) represented the city of Henderson as a featured speaker at the 2022 Data Governance and Information Quality Conference. Her presentation, “When Non-Data Professionals Inherit Data Stewardship,” centered on navigating the minefield of limited resources, loss of expertise, and maintenance of quality and…
June 16, 2022
Jesse Barnes (Public Policy and Leadership), Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business), and Alexander Chan (both Business) recently published their article, "Passive and Active Peer Effects in the Spatial Diffusion of Residential Solar Panels: A Case Study of the Las Vegas Valley," in the Journal of Cleaner Production. In this…
June 3, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) and Shi-Quan Nettingham, '20 MA Journalism and Media Studies, presented their research, "'Stick to Sports” and Critical Sports Media Industry Studies," at the 72nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference in Paris. 
May 30, 2022
Sungyoun Chun, Jinwook Hwang, Pearl Kim, Jay Shen (all Healthcare Administration), Dr. Ji Yoo (Medicine), and Seong Park (Criminal Justice) recently published a paper, “Trends and Age-related Characteristics of Substance Use Hospitalizations of Homeless Population: 2007-2015"  on Medicine.
May 12, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) presented at the annual Broadcasters Education Association (BEA) conference on a panel titled, "The Metamorphosis of Local Sports Media: Reshaping Local Sports Media in the Sports News and Information Ecosystem." The panel was moderated by Rich Johnson (Creighton University) with other panelists…
May 9, 2022
Jaewon Lim and Aaron Colletta (both Public Policy and Leadership) recently published an article in the Annals of Regional Science with a co-author, Ayoung Kim of Mississippi State University. In their article, "How Regional Economic Structure Matters in the Era of COVID-19: Resilience Capacity of U.S. States," they analyzed the importance of…