Carmen Gonzalez Receives UW Population Health Initiative Grant

In March 2021, Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez received one of eight pilot research grant awards from the University of Washington Population Health Initiative. The total value of these awards is roughly $530,000. Dr. Gonzalez is Co-Principal Investigator for the Bi-directional Research Digital Engagement (BRIDGE) project, with Dr. Nathalia Jimenez, research director of the Latino Center … Read More

COM Spring 2021 Colloquia

From ‘Permit Patty’ to ‘Karen’: Black Rearticulations of Racial Humor Featuring Dr. Raven Maragh-Lloyd In the third COM Spring colloquium, Dr. Raven Maragh-Lloyd will discuss two related case studies to explore how Black publics online have shifted racial humor as a resistance strategy to respond to white femininity and its deployment of the police state. … Read More

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Comm Lead Program Welcomes New Leadership

At the start of the new year, the Communication Leadership graduate program welcomed new leaders, Gretchen Ludwig and Dr. Ekin Yasin. As the program’s new Associate Director, Ludwig joins the program just six months after Dr. Yasin took the helm as Director, bringing a fresh perspective to the leadership team. These are exciting changes as … Read More

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COM Colloquium: Indigenous Journalism, Cooperative Media

In this presentation, acclaimed journalist Tristan Ahtone discusses approaches to cooperative reporting and newsroom organizing as tools to restructure the way news organizations operate and subvert long-standing journalism values that rely, and thrive, on racism, colonialism, capitalism, and nationalism: About the speaker:Tristan Ahtone is a member of the Kiowa Tribe and is editor-in-chief at the Texas … Read More