National Communication Association 2019 Annual Convention

We were delighted to host a booth at the National Communication Association (NCA) 2019 Annual Convention! It was great to meet new instructors and professionals in the discipline, showcase our titles, and visit with our authors in person.

During the convention, two Cognella authors, Steve Duck and Debbie Dougherty were honored with NCA Awards for their contributions to the communication discipline!

Steve Duck, the Daniel and Amy Starch Distinguished Research Chair and Chair of the Department of Rhetoric at the University of Iowa, was presented with the 2019 Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication. The Knapp Award recognizes an individual who has made significant scholarly contributions to the study of interaction and/or relational processes and who has contributed to the quality of interpersonal communication through active involvement in the discipline, significant mentoring of students, and public service focused on interpersonal communication. Dr. Duck’s two forthcoming publications with Cognella, both due Spring 2021, are: Communicating in Personal Relationships (co-authored with David McMahan) and the second edition of Rethinking Relationships.

Debbie Dougherty, Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Missouri, was awarded the 2019 Gerald M. Phillips Award for Distinguished Applied Communication Scholarship. Dr. Dougherty’s research program explores the relationship between power and organizing, particularly as related to both sexual harassment and social class. She is most widely recognized for her research on the relationship between organizational culture and sexual harassment with numerous publications on this topic in national and international journals. Her Cognella text, Sexual Harassment in Organizational Culture, will be published in Spring 2021.

Check out our photos from the conference below, as well as our 2019 NCA Catalog, featuring current and upcoming communication titles from Cognella. If you’re interested in adopting a title or talking to one of our acquisitions editors about publishing a book with Cognella, fill out our form, and one of our team members will be in contact with you as soon as possible.

Sandi W. Smith, co-editor of Reflections on Interpersonal Communication Research

Nicholas Zoffel, co-author of the forthcoming text Engage and Activate: Navigating College and Beyond. 

Joann Keyton, co-author of the fourth edition of Communicating in Groups and Teams: Strategic Interactions.

(From left) Cognella Communication Publisher Todd Armstrong and Stephenson Beck, co-author of the fourth edition of Communicating in Groups and Teams: Strategic Interactions.

Nicole Michaud Wild, editor of 9/11, the War on Terror, and the Sociology of Mass Media.

Scott A. Myers, co-author of Communication and Relationship Maintenance and author of the forthcoming Instructional Communication: Becoming a Competent Classroom Communicator.

Deanna L. Fassett, co-author of the forthcoming Empowering Public Speaking and of the third edition of Communication: A Critical/Cultural Introductionand author of the forthcoming second edition of Critical Communication Pedagogy.

Vincent R. Waldron, co-author of the second edition of Negotiating Workplace Relationships.

(From left) Cognella Communication Publisher Todd Armstrong and Tiffany Wang, author of the forthcoming text Communication Training and Development. 

The Cognella booth at the NCA conference.

A selection of new and bestselling communication texts published by Cognella.

(From left) Patrice Buzzanell and Rebecca Meisenbach, co-authors of a forthcoming introductory organizational communication textbook.

(From left) Lisa Chewning and Ross Brinkert, co-authors of the forthcoming Strategic Corporate Communication: Core Concepts for Managing Your Career and Your Clients’ Brands; Brinkert is also the author of the forthcoming Gratitude Communication at Work.

(From left) Steven Cohen, author of the second edition of Public Speaking: The Path to Success and the second edition of Speaking for Success: Readings and Resources, with Cognella Communication Sales Specialist Cassia Pollock.

Debbie S. Dougherty, author of the forthcoming Sexual Harassment in Organizational Culture and the 2019 recipient of the Gerald M. Phillips Award for Distinguished Applied Communication Scholarship.

Steve Duck, author of the forthcoming second edition of Rethinking Relationships, co-author of the forthcoming Communicating in Personal Relationships, and the 2019 recipient of the Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication.

(From left) Anita Foeman, co-author of the forthcoming Who Am I? Identity in the Age of Ancestral DNA, with Cognella Communication Publisher Todd Armstrong.

Kevin Hales, editor of the forthcoming An Anthology of the Markings and Movements of Ancient Africa: The Influence of Nsibidi.

Rona Temiko Halualani, author of Intercultural Communication: A Critical Perspective and editor of the forthcoming Exploring Intercultural Communication: A Reader.

(From left) Kurt Lindemann, author of the forthcoming Performing Communication/Communicating Performance and contributor to The Communication Capstone: The Communication Inquiry and Theory Experience, and Cognella Communication Publisher Todd Armstrong.

Jimmie Manning, author of the forthcoming The Qualitative Coding and Analysis Guide for Communication Research and contributor to Communication Is…: Perspectives on Theory.

(From left) Cognella Communication Sales Specialist Cassia Pollock with Michelle Violanti, co-author of the forthcoming At the Crossroads: Bridging Leaders and Followers and Strategic Communication for the Business of Public Relations.

Amy Aldridge Sanford, author of From Thought to Action: Developing a Social Justice Orientation.

Theodore Sheckels, author of Rhetorical Criticism: Empowering the Exploration of “Texts” and editor of the forthcoming The Bully Pulpit: Presidential Rhetoric from Theodore Roosevelt to Donald J. Trump.

(From left) Tiffany Wang, author of the forthcoming Communication Training and Development, and Kristina Scharp, co-author of the forthcoming Communication Research: Learning Qualitative and Quantitative Methods.

(From left) Cognella Communication Publisher Todd Armstrong and Nina-Jo Moore, author of the forthcoming seventh edition of Nonverbal Communication: Studies and Applications. 

 

 

 

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