Highlights of our Internationally-Recognized Faculty:
- Conducted research in the United Kingdom (England, Ireland), Colombia, Argentina, and India)
- Published in the most prestigious journals in communication studies
- Earned scholarships/ fellowships (National Endowment for the Humanities, Social Science Research Council, National Cancer Institute, United Nations Foundation and The Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES, or the Fulbright Scholar award).
- Produced or directed films/ documentaries for Public Broadcasting Channel (PBS), Disney Channel, NBC, Turner Classic Movies, Lifetime cable channel
- Presented films/ documentaries at film festivals– New Orleans, Women in the Director’s Chair, Mill Valley (CA), Athens (OH), Montreal International Human Rights Film Festival, Whitney Humanities Center at Yale.
Dr. Yifeng Hu being interviewed by Lions Now
Dr. Yifeng Hu and her New Media and Health Communication class
Dr. Paul D’Angelo with a student
Prof. Lorna Johnson and her son hiking
Dr. Susan Ryan consulting with a student
Prof. Terry Byrne with students in the video editing room
Dr. Anntarie L. Sims with a student at graduation
Dr. Anntarie L. Sims with her students
Dr. Gary C. Woodward with students at the
Communication Studies Alumni Day event
Dr. John C. Pollock at Iguacu Falls in Argentina
Dr. John C. Pollock on the highest mountain in
the Americas, Aconcagua, Argentina
Dr. John C. Pollock wins national “Distinguished Educator” award. - August 29, 2012
“The Distinguished Educator award is the highest honor awarded annually by [the Mass Communication and Society division] to those who have had a significant effect on communication pedagogy through excellence in teaching and mentorship.” – TCNJ News release from August 29, 2010
The Department of Communication Studies together with the Sarnoff Collection, both of The College of New Jersey, sponsored a panel in the library from 4 – 5:30 PM on April 12, 2012, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic (which occurred on April 15, 1912).
TCNJ Magazine Article of April 16th, 2012
Social inequality is a theme running through the articles selected by John C. Pollock, a professor of communication studies, for a special issue of a leading journal, Mass Communication and Society, in November/December 2011. Titled “The Community Structure Model: Innovations in Exploring the Impact of Society on Media”, the symposium views media from a “contrarian” perspective.
TCNJ Magazine Article of April 4th, 2012
A quick review of Pollock’s curriculum vitae shows that the professor, who joined TCNJ’s faculty in 1992, is a leading scholar in his field. He has published two books, written or coauthored more than 100 scholarly and professional papers, served on the editorial boards of four scholarly publications, conducted research in India and Latin America, and been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship—to name just a few of his accomplishments….
TCNJ Magazine Article of February 28, 2011
In the Twenty-first Century there is irony in focusing on those who want to use direct communication to be a force in the lives of others. Social observers continue to tally the countervailing effects of newer media that put us at a greater physical and psychic distance.
TCNJ Magazine Article of October 21, 2010
(Adopted from Woodward’s book, The Perfect Response: Studies of the Rhetorical Personality)
After John C. Pollock, professor and chair of communication studies, returned from four months of teaching and conducting research in Argentina, he was surprised to receive emails in English from people he had met. Previously, they interacted with him in Spanish.
TCNJ Magazine Article of October 6, 2010
From 1919 to 1970, David Sarnoff pioneered American commercial radio and television, founded the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and led the Radio Corporation of America (RCA). Now a portion of his historic legacy will continue to educate and inspire at TCNJ.
TCNJ Magazine Article of February 19, 2010
John C. Pollock, professor of communication studies, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, during the spring 2010 academic semester, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
TCNJ Magazine Article of January 25, 2010
Students in Yifeng Hu’s Introduction to Communication Studies class had a guest lecturer in early March. Karen Cooper ’82, a doctoral candidate in instructional technology at the University of Central Florida, spoke on “How Technology is Changing the Way We Learn.”
TCNJ Magazine Article of March 29, 2009