Faculty Research Associate and Annenberg alumna Jessica Fishman (Ph.D. ‘01) is the recipient of the 2018 Everett Lee Hunt Award for Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead (NYU Press). The award will be presented at the 2018 Eastern Communication Association (ECA) Convention later this month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Annenberg doctoral candidates Elisa Baek, Natalie Herbert, Danny Kim, Hye-Yon Lee, and Allyson Volinsky have received the Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship Award for 2018 from the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. This is the fourth year in a row, and the tenth year overall, that Annenberg students have been fellowship recipients.
Felicity Paxton, Annenberg Lecturer and Director of the Penn Women’s Center (PWC), is a 2018 recipient of the University of Pennsylvania’s Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence by Non-Standing Faculty. Two non-standing faculty members are recognized each year from across the University, one from a health related program and one from a non-health related program. Paxton will officially receive her award on Wednesday, April 25.
The University of Pennsylvania announced this morning that the eminent Communication scholar and Annenberg School for Communication Emeritus Professor Elihu Katz will be receiving an honorary doctor of sciences degree at the University’s 2018 Commencement on May 14.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Everett M. Rogers Award by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Doctoral Candidate Opeyemi Akanbi has been announced as one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal’s first ever Student and Recent Graduate Essay Competition.
Open to law students and recent law graduates nationwide, the competition encourages legal scholars to examine and interpret developing legal challenges. This year’s competition specifically targeted burgeoning issues at the intersection of law and technology, including but not limited to: surveillance, cybersecurity, digital speech, artificial intelligence, and privacy.
Doctoral Candidate Rachel N. Stonecipher is the recipient of the 2017 Lesbian Caucus Award from the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA).
Marwan M. Kraidy, the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics, and Culture at the Annenberg School, is the 2017 winner of the Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award for The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World (Harvard University Press, 2016). The award will be officially presented next month at the annual conference of the National Communication Association (NCA), held this year in Dallas, Texas.
Doctoral Candidate Kecheng Fang was recently awarded the 2017 Young Scholar Award by the China Times Cultural Foundation in recognition of his dissertation research. He was one of nine recipients this year.
Established in 1986, the China Times Cultural Foundation is committed to supporting and promoting academic research that centers Chinese culture and related studies. The Young Scholar Award is granted annually to doctoral candidates in North America whose dissertation research focuses on humanities or social sciences within Chinese culture and society.
Annenberg Professor Diana C. Mutz has won the 2017 Doris Graber Award from the American Political Science Association (APSA) for her book In Your Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media (Princeton University Press, 2015). This award recognizes the best book published on political communication in the last ten years.