Maurice Elias

Professor
Department of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Parenting, emotional intelligence, education reform, character education, the achievement gap, prevention of bullying, violence, substance abuse, and related problem behaviors, impact of media on children, Jewish education and Jewish identity

Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., is president of the International Society for Community Research and Action and Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is also a Leadership Team founding member for the…

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William FitzGerald

Assistant Professor
English Department
Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Camden

Key topics: Rhetorical theory, rhetoric and religion, writing and media studies, writing program design, the language of prayer

William FitzGerald specializes in rhetorical studies with particular interests in stylistics, speech acts, and the rhetoric of religion. In writing studies, his interests include composition pedagogy, professional communication, and writing…

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Susan Keith

Associate Professor
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: Journalism, media ethics, freedom of the press, editing, news design, sports media.

Susan M. Keith, Ph.D., focuses her research on media ethics, the work of editors, and the legal and production issues arising from the junction of "new" and "old" media.

She spent 16 years as a newspaper reporter, copy editor, page…

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Deepa Kumar

Associate Professor
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: Islam/Muslims and the West; political Islam and media; labor, labor struggles, and globalization; South Asian and Middle East history; U.S. imperialism

Deepa Kumar is a critical media studies scholar whose work is driven by an active engagement with the complex issues that characterize our era of globalization and war. Her areas of research include media, war, and imperialism; media,…

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John Pavlik

Professor
Journalism and Media Studies
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: News media and technology, distance learning, the cultural and commercial effects of new media, the impact of digital media on democracy.

John V. Pavlik, Ph.D., has taught a variety of courses on journalism, media, technology, and society. 

Through the Journalism Resources Institute, which he leads, he launched a science journalism education program for…

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Marie Radford

Associate Professor, Library Consultant
Department of Library and Information Science
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies

Key topics: Interpersonal communication, traditional and virtual reference services, time management, customer service excellence, dealing with difficult people, communication skills for managers and leaders, public speaking, nonverbal communication, focus groups, qualitative research methods, mentoring, librarian stereotypes, and future of libraries.

Marie Radford, Ph.D., focuses her research on the study of interpersonal communication aspects of reference service, the evaluation of digital resources and services, qualitative methodologies, cultural studies, and media stereotypes of…

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Michael Rockland

Professor
Department of American Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Popular culture, mobility, American ethnicity, American Jewish literature, issues in literature to film adaption, American foreign policy, individualism and communitarianism in American life, New Jersey and the state's 350th anniversary

Michael Aaron Rockland, Ph. D., is a professor and founder of the Department of American Studies and a keynoter for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A graduate of Hunter College and University of Minnesota, he joined Rutgers in 1969…

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Chirag Shah

Associate Professor
Library and Information Science
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: Information seeking/retrieval; social question-answering (e.g., Yahoo! Answers, Quora); collaborative search; social media (e.g., YouTube, Twitter, blogs); social networking (e.g., Facebook); Data Science

Dr. Chirag Shah is an Associate Professor of Information Science and an affiliate member of Computer Science. He received his PhD from School of Information & Library Science (SILS) at UNC Chapel Hill. At…

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Matthew Weber

Assistant Professor
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: News Media, Social Media, Communication Technology, Organizational Change

Dr. Weber studies processes of organizational change in relation to communication technology. His recent work has examined how media companies have adapted to social media and new information communication technology.

His research…

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