WSCA 2016 USRC Top Paper Awards
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Posted by: Christina Yoshimura
By Eric Aoki, Second Vice President
On Saturday, February 27, 2016, we were pleased to recognize the USRC’s Top Paper Award recipients with a certificate and monetary gift provided by Colorado State University’s Department of Communication Studies.
First Place was awarded to a team of undergraduate scholars from The University of Montana including Tyler Morgan, Mackenzie Salitsky, Katjana Stutzer, and John R. Thomas for their paper titled “When More Information Does not Help: The Connection between Facebook Monitoring Behavior, Relationship Uncertainty, and Relationship Quality.”
Second Place was awarded to Joshua Adamson from California State University, San Bernardino for his paper titled “Twitter Privacy: Determinants of Sharing Behavior on Twitter.”
Third Place, resulting in a tie, was awarded to Ajouah Grass from the University of San Francisco for a paper titled “Strategies for Success: Navigating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Communication” and to Kelsey Koberg from Northwest Nazarene University for a paper titled “Socially Inclusive Language and Political Candidate Credibility.”
Thanks to all of the USRC participants, and Congratulations to this Year’s Top Paper Awardees!