2016 Commencement

2016 Graduate Students

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Faces of Communication installation


The Department of Communication is a national leader in the study of communication as a social science, ranked among the top five in a recent poll by the National Research Council. Our faculty and students are dedicated to understanding the role and enhancing the effectiveness of communication processes, systems, and infrastructure in society. We explore communication in its many forms and contexts as a fundamentally social phenomenon. Our faculty members are recognized for developing and applying novel theoretical perspectives to the most pressing social and policy issues of the day.  

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Behavior

Aug 16, 2016
The Department of Communication at Cornell University is currently searching for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty member in Communication and Social Behavior at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the department’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication, particularly in the areas of communication and technology; the study of media; persuasion and social influence; or communication about the environment, science, or health. The position involves 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities. Communication faculty teach two to three undergraduate and/or graduate courses per academic year and advise students in the Department’s B.S. and Ph.D. programs. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Please apply at AJO. Read more
Dean Boor's comments on the new home of the Department of Communication during the Official Dedication on April 8, 2016.