The National Communication Association (NCA) held their 2022 research convention in New Orleans. Representing the Communication Department at Hope College’s culture of excellent research, Drs. Marissa Doshi, Patrick Gentile, and Sarah Kornfield attended this national research conference.
Dr. Doshi’s research draws on feminist perspectives to examine the creative and cultural dimensions of media and technology use.
Recognizing her extraordinary research, NCA’s Ethnography Division’s awarded Dr. Doshi the Early Career Award. This award recognizes Dr. Doshi’s contributions to communication scholarship in digital culture.
Dr. Sarah Kornfield was honored to chair a panel regarding Rhetorical Criticism pedagogy that specifically responded to her new book, Contemporary Rhetorical Criticism (2021). Dr. Kornfield also presented four different research projects, including her recent publication, “Televising Popular Feminism” (2022).
Dr. Patrick Gentile is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Hope College. His research focuses on sports and intercultural communication. Dr. Gentile presented two research projects, focusing on the coverage of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the linguistic acculturation experiences of Latino Minor League Baseball (MiLB) players in the U.S. south.