Bryant University. The Character of Success

Communication – Research & Publications

Dr Stanley Baran

The last year has seen the publication of the 7th edition of Stanley Baran's Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture, the 6th edition of his Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future, and an international edition of that book. In addition, Stanley published "Opinion: Words Have Consequences" on AOLNews in the aftermath of the Gabrielle Giffords assassination attempt, and with colleague Kevin Pearce had their paper, "Product Positioning and Fundamental Attribution Error: Using Brands to Test George Carlin's Driving Paradox," accepted for the National Communication Association's 97th Annual Convention in New Orleans in November of this year.

Dr. Kristen Berkos

Berkos, K. M. (2010). The role of imagined interactions in computer mediated communication. In J. M. Honeycutt (Ed.) Imagine That: Studies in Imagined Interaction (pp.115-125). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Berkos, K. M. (2011). Imagined interactions as a deterrent to students' antisocial email requests. Paper to be presented to the Communication and Social Cognition interest group for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association in New Orleans, LA.