Nov 16, 2016

The Department of Communication in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) at UMass Amherst, is accepting applications for a Professional Academic Advisor.

Nov 4, 2016

Mari Castañeda, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Communication Department, has been selected as a 2016-2017 faculty fellow of the Television Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Nov 4, 2016

Claire Wardle, Ph.D., research director at the Tow Center, recently visited the Communication Department and gave a talk at the Integrative Learning Center 3rd floor Hub, about the use of social media in broadcasting the refugee crisis. The Tow Center for Digital Journalism is based at Columbia University. Wardle’s knowledge of the refugee crisis comes from her work for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva as a Senior Social Media Officer.

Oct 17, 2016

Professor Donal Carbaugh, Ph.D., was honored along with seven other UMass faculty members at the 12th annual Faculty Convocation on September 30, 2016 in Bowker Auditorium. The eight nationally acclaimed faculty members were presented with the 2016 Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity.

Nov 21, 2013

The Departments of Communication and Journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are searching jointly for an IT Manager to coordinate and direct all activities related to information technology services for the instructional facilities within the two departments in a new state-of-the-art building set to open in Fall 2014. Interested applicants can read the full job description here.

Jul 23, 2013

The Department of Communication has two faculty positions open. Please click here for further details. 

Feb 22, 2013

We are delighted to report a new colleague will be joining us as Honors Assistant Professor of Communication in Fall 2013. Dr. Seth Goldman, currently the George Gerbner Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, will be arriving this fall.

Apr 12, 2012

PhD candidate Sreela Sarkar has been invited by the Open Society Foundations to participate in a global policy forum titled Sports Mega Events and the Crisis of Youth Exclusion. To be held at Goldsmiths University in London in April 2012, the forum brings together international scholars, practitioners, civil society activists and youth on the eve of the London Summer Olympic Games. Sreela will present her research on urban cleansing and marginalized youth in the context of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.