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Knight Center alum, research director win top paper award

Ran Duan presentation

Ran Duan, a Ph.D. graduate of the Knight Center and currently an assistant professor at the University or Reno, Nevada, and research director Bruno Takahashi won a top faculty paper award from the International Communication Association.

The award was presented by the Environmental Communication Division during the association’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., in May. The paper titled “How Engaging Are Concrete Images? the Moderating Role of Construal Level in Climate Change Visual Communication” was co-authored with Knight Center’s affiliated faculty member, Assistant Professor Adam Zwickle of the School of Criminal Justice.

Knight Center research director wins book award

Book cover

Knight Center research director Bruno Takahashi’s edited book News Media Coverage of Environmental Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Knudson Latin America Prize.

The prize is awarded by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) to a book or project concerning Latin America or coverage of issues in Latin America.

The book was published by Palgrave in September 2018 and was co-edited with Dr. Manuel Chavez, associate professor at MSU and Knight Center affiliated faculty, Dr. Juliet Pinto, associate professor at Pennsylvania State University, and Dr. Mercedes Vigon, associate professor at Florida International University. Continue reading

Knight Center research director publishes study about environmental law in Chile

Knight Center research director Bruno Takahashi has co-authored a paper about the Native Forest Law in Chile. The study, “Of Catholicism Forest and Management: An Analysis of Imaginaries in the Discussion of the Native Forest Law in Chile,” was published in the journal Environmental Communication.

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