Communication Faculty at 2018 AEJMC Conference

Two Communication program faculty members, Dr. Megan McFarlane and Dr. Kimberly Meltzer, particpated in the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conference held in Washington, DC August 5-9.

Dr. Megan McFarlane was selected to be one of the 2018 Kopenhaver Center Fellows at the AEJMC pre-conference workshop in Washington, DC. Per the LLK Center, “Sponsored by the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University and the AEJMC Council of Affiliates, this sixth annual workshop is designed to help junior women faculty members move forward in their careers through mentoring, networking and preparing for tenure and promotion and administration or other leadership positions.”

Pictured above: Dr. Megan McFarlane receives her certificate from Dr. Nancy Green.

Dr. Kimberly Meltzer was an invited research panelist in a session on “Forecasting Avenues for Religion and Media Research,” sponsored by the Religion and Media Interest Group of AEJMC on August 8. Dr. Meltzer’s presentation was titled, “Student newspaper bylaws and structures at religiously affiliated universities.” The panel highlighted the many ways to examine the intersection of media and religion.

Pictured above: Dr. Meltzer (center) presenting during the research panel.

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