Back to top

Colloquium Series

Spring 2019 Schedule

Time: 1:30pm in 102 Mann (unless otherwise noted)

April 2019

  • April 15th: TBA
  • April 29th: ICA Preview Talks and Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentations

If you would like to be added to the Communication Colloquium Series listserve to receive reminders for these events, please send a request to Joanna.


Subscribe to RSS news feed

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Associate in Health Communication

Feb 21, 2019

Academic Job Description 
Postdoctoral Associate in Health Communication 
Department of Communication 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University 
Ithaca, New York

The Health Communication Research Initiative (HCRI) in the Department of Communication at Cornell University is seeking a colleague to join a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community as a postdoctoral associate. Working closely with Dr. Jeff Niederdeppe, the postdoctoral associate will help to launch the newly formed Health Communication Research Initiative. In this position, the successful candidate will take an active role in assisting and leading health communication projects, providing guidance and mentorship to graduate and undergraduate students, helping identify possible grant funding opportunities, and promoting visibility of the health communication research initiative in the field and university. In addition, the postdoctoral associate will be encouraged to develop a personal research program related to the health communication projects, publish research results in peer-reviewed publications, as well as take advantage of the multitude of internal and external mentoring opportunities Cornell affords to early career researchers. The position is a full-time, 12-month academic position to be appointed annually. Reappointment for a second year (including the possibility of a third-year renewal) is possible contingent on successful performance, funding, and available work. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

• PhD in communication or related field 
• Working knowledge of prominent health, message effects, and media communication theories 
• Strong background in quantitative research, including methods of analysis and statistics 
• Demonstrated ability to carry out independent research 
• Proven record of communicating research results via peer-reviewed publications and presentations 
• Willingness to mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate research assistants
Interested applicants should submit: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of interest, including a brief description of how this position relates to their career plans, (3) statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (4) the names and contact information of three references to We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the job is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Read more

Job Posting

Jul 11, 2018

Position in the Department of Communication
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Cornell University

Geri Gay Professorship in Communication

The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position focusing on communication technologies and digital media: (1) the inaugural Geri Gay Professor of Communication at the Associate or Full Professor rank.
To view the full posting and to apply, please visit Academic Jobs Online:
  Read more

Connie Yuan receives the 2019 CALS Kathy Berggren Diversity and Inclusion Award

Mar 12, 2019

 Y. Connie Yuan is the recipient of the 2019 CALS Kathy Berggren Diversity and Inclusion Award. The award recognizes CALS faculty and academic staff who make significant contributions toward creating and fostering a positive environment for people of diverse backgrounds.

Neil Lewis, Jr. publishes paper in Perspectives on Psychological Science

Jan 22, 2019

Neil Lewis, Jr.'s newest paper, "Preparing Disadvantaged Students for Success in College: Lessons Learned From the Preparation Initiative," was just published in Perspectives on Psychological Science. The paper describes the effects of the preparation initiative academic intervention program that Neil worked with and served as Interim Director of prior to joining our faculty. Among other things, the program increased graduation rates for low-income, first-generation, and racial-ethnic minority students who participated in it by 13%. Read more