The College of Media & Communication Graduate Program at Texas Tech University offers master and doctoral level programs. Both are grounded in theory and expose students to a variety of different methodologies and areas
The Graduate Faculty has made impressive contributions in media and communication research and has a true desire to train future scholars and educators. The College of Media & Communication also has the facilities and resources needed to assist graduate students throughout their collegiate career.
In The News
- Cummins, R.G., & Hahn, D. (2013). Re-presenting sport: How instant replay and perceived violence impact enjoyment of mediated sports. Mass Communication and Society, 16, 787-807.
- Cummins, R.G. (2014). Psychophysiological measurement and meaning. [Book review]. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 58, 154-156.
- Congratulations to Robert Peaslee, Ph.D., for being selected as one of the winners of the 2014 TTU President's Excellence in Teaching Awards.
- Autumn Shafer, Ph.D., was invited to present information on HPV vaccination campaigns at MD Anderson Center's annual HPV and Cervical Cancer Summit on January 22, 2014. Shafer's presentation was titled "HPV Vaccine Campaigns Targeting Mothers of Adolescent Girls." - See more here.
- Autumn Shafer and Rebecca Ortiz had their abstract titled, "Assessing the Feasibility of Clinicians Communicating Via Social Media and Text Messaging With Adolescents about HPV Vaccination" accepted for presentation at the 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada from May 3-6, 2014. Ortiz and Shafer are first and second authors, respectively, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Congratulations to the following COMC students on the acceptance of their submissions to the student Research in Progress competition at the BEA Conference being held in Las Vegas April 6-9.
- Lindsey Blumell, Exploring Benghazi: Where the 2012 U.S. Compound Attacks Place in International News Reporting
- Priyanka Khandelwal and Erik Bucy, Ph.D., Graphication of the evening news: Evidence from two decades of presidential campaign coverage
- Nathian Rodriguez, M.A., Texas Country: A Tale of A Successful Nice in the Tall City
- Arijit Basu, MBA, Mash-up Advertising: Its potential, effects, and relevance in the 21st century as a viable advertising tool for advertising campaigns
- Zijian Gong, M.A., Redefining Rational and Emotional Advertising Appeals as Available Processing Resources: Toward an Information Processing Perspective
- Jennifer Green, Ann Rodriguez, J.D., and Coy Callison, Ph.D., The Effects of Media Multitasking on memory for TV Program Content and Advertisements