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Graduate Publications and Awards

Publications

Kristen Blinne

Blinne, K. C. (Forthcoming). Acupuncture. SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication.

Blinne, K. C., & Bartell, J. (Forthcoming). Male circumcision. SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication.

Blinne, K. C., & Bartesaghi, M. (Forthcoming). Illness identity. SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication.

Blinne, K. C. (2013). Start with the syllabus: HELPing learners learn through class content collaboration. College Teaching, 61(2):

Blinne, K. C. (2012). Auto(erotic)ethnography. Sexualities, 15(8):953-977.

Blinne, K. C. (2012). Making the familiar strange: Creative cultural storytelling within the communication classroom. Communication Teacher, 26(4), 216-219.

Blinne, K. C. (2012). (Re)storying illness identity: A five-element perspective. Health Communication, 27(3), 314-317.

Summer Cunningham

Cunningham, S.R. (2013). How higher education became accessible to single-mothers: An unfinished story. In K. Isgro & M. Castañeda (Eds.), Mothers in Academia. New York: Columbia University Press.

Patrick Dillon

Dillon, P. J., & Basu, A. (In press). HIV/AIDS and minority men who have sex with men: A meta-ethnographic synthesis of qualitative research. Health Communication.

Dillon, P. J., & Jenkins, J. J. (In press). Improving students' formal writing: The IDOL writing device. College Teaching.

Dillon, P. J. (In press). Challenges and opportunities: Educating medical trainees to disclose medical errors. Florida Communication Journal.

Dillon, P. J. (2012). UnBalanced: An autoethnography of fatherhood in academe. Journal of Family Communication, 12, 284-299. Dillon, P. J. (2012). Assessing the influence of patient participation in primary care medical interviews on recall of treatment recommendations. Health Communication, 27, 58-65.

Dillon, P. J., Roscoe, L. A., & Jenkins, J. J. (2012). African Americans and hospice care: Making decisions about enrollment. The Howard Journal of Communications, 23, 175-193.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (2012). "This is what we are all about:" The (re)construction of an oppressive organizational structure. Southern Communication Journal, 77, 287-306.

Lopez, B., Dillon, P. J., & Frost, J. (2012). Reproductive health services for women with HIV/AIDS: A case study of the Tampa metropolitan area. Technology and Innovation, 13, 281-292.

Dillon, P. J. (In press). Interviewing in the health care context. In T. L. Thompson (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dillon, P. J. (In press). HIV/AIDS: Vertical transmission. In T. L. Thompson (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dillon, P. J. (In press). Pediatric hospice and palliative care. In T. L. Thompson (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Health Communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dillon, P. J., & Basu, A. (In press). Culture-centered health communication: Addressing HIV/AIDS in a sex worker community. Dutta, M., & Kreps, G. L. (Eds.), Communication and health disparities. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (In press). Learning through YouTube. In S. P. Ferris & H. A. Wilder (Eds.), The Plugged-in Professor. Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (In press). Facebook, identity, and deception: Explorations of online identity construction. In J. Aiken (Ed.), Cases on Communication Technology for Second Language Acquisition and Cultural Learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Amanda Firestone

Firestone, Amanda. "Casting Lumos on Critical Cultural Studies: Teaching Gender, Hegemony, and Other Cultural Stereotypes." Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on Classroom Wizardry from Elementary School to College. Ed. ValerieEstelle Frankel. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013. 178-187. Print.

Firestone, Amanda. "Apples to Oranges: The Heroines in Twilight and The Hunger Games." Of Bread, Blood, and The Hunger Games: Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy. Eds. Mary F. Pharr and Leisa A. Clark. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012. 209-218. Print.

Firestone, Amanda. "'I Was With Edward in My Happy Place:' The Romance of The Twilight Saga as an Aca-fan." Monsters and the Monstrous: Special Edition Teaching Twilight 2.2 (November 2012): 71-78.

Sheila Gobes-Ryan

Hanson, A. & Gobes-Ryan, S. (In press). Trust in computer mediated communication. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Information Science and Technology, 3rd ed. Hershey, PA: IGI.

J. Jacob Jenkins

Jenkins, J. J. (under contract). The community church: Co-creating "community" within
racially-diverse organizations: A case study. New York: Lexington Books.

Dillon, P. J., & Jenkins, J. J. (in press). Improving students' reasoning and writing: The
IDOL writing device. College Teaching.

Jenkins, J. J. (2013). Organizational leadership in a postmodern world: Practical
implications for contemporary religious leaders. Journalism and Mass Communication,
2(12), 1139-1149.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (2012). "This is what we're all about": The (re)construction
of an oppressive organizational structure. Southern Communication Journal, 77(4),
287-306.

Dillon, P. J., Roscoe, L. A., & Jenkins, J. J. (2012). African Americans and decisions about
hospice care: Implications for health message design. The Howard Journal of Communications, 23(2), 175-193.

Jenkins, J. J. (2012). Engaging the internet generation: An experiential analysis of the
world's wealthiest nonprofit organizations. Florida Communication Journal, 40(1), 17-
28.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (in press). Learning through YouTube. In S. P. Ferris & H.
Wilder (Eds.), The plugged-in professor: Tips and techniques for teaching with social
media. Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.

Jenkins, J. J. (in press). Common "voices:" An organizational case study for media
relations. In B. St. John (Ed.), Public relations strategies in action: A casebook.
Independence, KY: Cengage.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (in press). Facebook, identity, and deception: Explorations of
online identity construction. In J. E. Aitken (Ed.), Cases on communication technology
for second language acquisition and cultural learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Jenkins, J. J. (2012). From Paris with love: A case study for organizational learning.
In J. S. Wrench (Ed.), Casing organizational communication: Applying theory and
research to the modern organization. (pp. 53-56). Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Jenkins, J. J. (in press). Recency Effect. In K. Harvey & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia
of social media and politics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jenkins, J. J. (in press). Stylometry. In T. R. Levine & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia
of lying and deception. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jenkins, J. J. (in press). April Fool's Day. In T. R. Levine & J. G. Golson (Eds.),
Encyclopedia of lying and deception. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jenkins, J. J., & Dillon, P. J. (in press). Siege of Mafeking. In T. R. Levine & J. G. Golson
(Eds.), Encyclopedia of lying and deception. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jenkins, J. J. (2013, January). The co-constructed classroom: Increasing student
involvement, accountability, comprehension, and rapport. Florida Communication
Association Members' Newsletter, 3.

Chris Patti

Patti, C. J. (2012). Split shadows: Myths of a lost father and son. Qualitative Inquiry, 18, 153-161.

Patti, C. J. (forthcoming). Sharing "a big kettle of soup": Compassionate listening with a Holocaust survivor. In S. High (Ed.), Beyond testimony and trauma: Oral history in the aftermath of mass violence. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press.

Patti, C. J. & Ellis, C. (2013). Brave new ethnographic worlds: Cultivating awareness and crafting stories of the first day. In Scarduzio, J. A., Eger, E. K., and Tracy, S. J. Instructor's resource manual for: Tracy, S. J. Qualitative research methods: Collecting evidence, crafting analysis, and communicating impact, instructor's
manual. Malden, MA: Blackwell-Wiley.

Blake Paxton

Paxton, B.A. (forthcoming). Transforming minor bodily stigma through holding onto grief: A "hair" raising possibility. Qualitative Inquiry.
Rennels, T.R., & Paxton, B.A. (forthcoming). Sudden death, sudden friend: Exploring the role of friendship in continuing bonds with the deceased. Qualitative Communication Research

Tasha Rennels

Rennels, T .R. & Paxton, B. A. (In press). Sudden death, sudden friend: Exploring the role of friendship in
continuing bonds with the deceased. Qualitative Communication Research.

Nicholas Rigggs

Riggs, N. (in press). Following Bud: Blogging at the end-of-life. Qualitative Inquiry.

Riggs, N. (forthcoming). Following Bud: Dialoguing a blog at the end-of-life

Bochner, A. & Riggs, N. (2013). Practicing narrative inquiry. In P. Levy (Ed.), Oxford handbook of qualitative research.

Travis Thompson

Thompson, W. T., & Steier, F. (2013).  CHI 2013:  ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.  Paris, France.

Allison Weidhaas

Case Study: "Crest Clamshell: Building Brand Awareness." In B. Saint John & B. Pritchard (Eds). Public Relations Strategy in Action: A Casebook. Boston: Thomson-Wadsworth.

Megan Wood

Wood, M. M., Baughman, L. (2012). Glee fandom and Twitter: Something new, or more of the same old thing? Communication Studies, 63(3), p. 328-344

Dubrofsky, R. E. & Wood, M. M. (forthcoming 2013). Celebrity Women Tweet: White Women Working for the Gaze in S. Magnet and R. E. Dubrofsky (Eds.) Feminist Surveillance Studies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Wood, M. M. and Meyer, M. D. E. (forthcoming May 2013). Sexuality and Teen Television: Emerging Adults Respond to Representations of Queer Identity on Glee in a special issue of Sexuality & Culture.

Awards and Honors

Kristen Blinne

Vice Chair and Program Planner, Spiritual Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2013

2013 Peer Recognition Award for Outstanding Peer Mentorship, Graduate Communication Association, USF

2012 Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Communication

USF 2012 Provost's Commendation for Outstanding Teaching, Office of Student Success

USF 2012 Peer Mentor Award for Outstanding Departmental Service, Graduate Communication Association, USF

Carolyn Day

Day, Carolyn, & Pal, Mahuya. Awarded top paper award. Environmental Communication Division, National Communication Association (NCA), 2012.

Patrick Dillon

Invited, Plenary Speaker, Annual Biopsychosocial Oncology Conference, Moffitt Cancer
Center, 2013.

Elected, Vice Chair Elect, Applied Communication Division, Southern States Communication
Association, 2013.

Awarded, Graduate Student Scholar Award, Florida Communication Association, 2012.

Awarded, International Communication Association Teacher of the Year Award, Department
of Communication, University of South Florida, 2012.

Selected, Competitive Research Assistantship in End-Of-Life Care, Center for Hospice,
Palliative Care and End-of-Life Studies, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South
Florida, 2012.

Awarded, Top Student Paper, Applied Communication Division, Southern States Communication
Association, 2012.

Awarded, Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, Florida Communication Association, 2012.

Awarded, Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of South Florida, 2012.

David Jenkins

Voted Best Actor in the Creative Loafing Best of the Bay Awards (Sept. 2012) for role as The Man in Radha Baradwaj's CLOSETLAND, a play about abuse (government and domestic) and free speech in an unnamed totalitarian state.

Jacob Jenkins

Awarded, Golden Bull Award, University of South Florida, 2013

Selected, "Leaders of Distinction" Wall, Department of Academic and Student Affairs,
University of South Florida, 2013

Awarded, Top Student Paper, Language and Social Interaction Division, Southern States
Communication Association, 2013

Selected, Honorary Associate, CMM Institute for Personal and Social Evolution, 2013

Awarded, Stanley L. Saxton Applied Research Award, Carl Couch Center for Social and
Internet Research, 2012

Awarded, Top Student Paper, Applied Communication Division, Southern States
Communication Association, 2012

Awarded, Top Student Paper, Intercultural Communication Division, Southern States
Communication Association, 2012

Awarded, Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of South Florida, 2012

Awarded, Graduate Teaching Certificate, E-Teaching & Technology Group, University of
South Florida, 2012

Awarded, Certificate of Merit, Great Ideas for Teaching Students Session, Florida
Communication Association, 2012

Chris Patti

Top Paper Award, NCA Ethnography Division 2012, for "Listening with Sal: A (com)passionate approach to working with Holocaust Survivors."

2012 Provost's Commendation for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant

Tasha Rennels

Dean's Excellence Award

Nicholas Riggs

Elected Media Director for the Human Communication and Technology Division of NCA