Dustin Bleizeffer (journalism 1998) stands with Cheyenne-based attorney Bruce Moats and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Ken Armstrong of The Seattle Times (from left) after a workshop on public records requests on April 12, 2014, at UW. The Investigative Reporters and Editors event was co-hosted by the COJO Department and WyoFile.com.
Dr. Sandy Hsu presented a co-authored paper "Exploring the Impact of Culture on the Formation of Consumer Trust in Internet Shopping "with former graduate student Sheila Ilagan at the annual convention of the International Communication Association. She also presented another co-authored paper "Do Husbands and Wives Experience Marital Satisfaction Differently? Intimacy, Trust, and feeling of being Understood as Correlates of Marital Satisfaction for Husbands and Wives" with a former graduate student, Shalee Turner, at the annual convention of the Western State Communication Association.
National Geographic interviewed Professor Tracey Owens Patton and COJO graduate Sally Schedlock (M.A. 2005) regarding their rodeo book, "Gender, Whiteness, & Power in Rodeo: Breaking Away from the Ties of Sexism and Racism."
Dr. Patton was appointed to the editorial board of the Western Journal of Communication.
Assistant Professor Leah LeFebvre had the following publications:
LeFebvre, L., Blackburn, K., & Brody, N. (in press). Navigating romantic relationships on Facebook: Extending the relational dissolution model to account for social networking environments. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi:10.1177/0265407514524848
LeFebvre, L., & LeFebvre, L. (2014). The communication center at U.S. colleges and universities: A descriptive overview. Basic Communication Course Annual, 26, 143-173.
Blackburn, K., Brody, N., & LeFebvre, L. (2014). The I’s, We’s and She/He’s of breakups: Public and private pronoun usage in relationship dissolution accounts. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33(2), 202-213. doi:10.1177/0261927X13516865