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Faculty Member Awarded Top Paper

Dr. Jessica Gasiorek, Assistant Professor of Communicology, received a prestigious Top Student Paper Award from the Communication and Social Cognition Division at the annual convention of the National Communication Association in November. Her paper, entitled Perspective taking, attributions, and perceived accommodation, examined the intentionality and motivation of communication accommodation. Dr. Gasiorek’s study found that participants who could more readily imagine a situation from another point of view tended to see …

ICLASP ’14 Hosted by Department of Communicology

The 14th annual convention of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology will be hosted by the Department of Communicology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa on June 19-22, 2014. The conference, which brings together researchers who broadly study language in social contexts, will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel. The conference highlights multidisciplinary work conducted by distinguished scholars in disciplines, such as communication, social psychology, sociolinguistics, and …

Interpersonal conflict

Interpersonal conflict is an almost unavoidable part of romantic relationships, and resolving or managing these conflicts can be a tricky task. According to a new study due to be released in the Western Journal of Communication early next year, the timing of an apology for a relational transgression appears to matter. The experiment, led by Dr. Amy Hubbard, Communicology Professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, originated in her …

Communicology Professor Receives Excellence in Scholarship Award

Dr. Min-Sun Kim, Professor of Communicology, was the recipient of  the University of Hawai‘i College of Arts and Humanities’ Excellence in Scholarship Award for 2011-2012. The award recognizes a faculty member in the Arts and Humanities who has made an outstanding contribution to research in his or her respective discipline. Dr. Kim’s research in intercultural communication has been widely recognized in the human communication field. She focuses much of her …

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