Talk about Technology

Talk about Technology

Dr. Donghee Shin, Professor and Director of the Department of Interaction Science at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, recently gave a talk to Communicology  students and faculty members on the role of technologies in our lives. The talk entitled, “Human Experience, Technology, and Interaction,” addressed the fundamental psychological mechanisms involved in human-technology interactions. Dr. Shin explained how these psychological mechanisms can be effectively applied to the design of successful information and communication …

The Misuse of the Bipolar Trap

Communicology Professor, Dr. Bill Sharkey, recently published an article entitled “The Bipolar Trap In Law Enforcement Interviews” in The Journal of Law Enforcement with his coauthor Jessica Kaneshiro, a recent M.A. alumna of the Department. The paper, which originated from Dr. Sharkey’s graduate seminar on Interrogation and Interviewing, is a position piece on the misuse of bipolar traps by investigators. These bipolar traps are questions structured by interviewers to elicit …

Departmental Awards

The Department of Communicology gives awards to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students each year. Information about undergraduate awards can be accessed in the Undergraduate section of the Departmental Website. Information about the Outstanding Graduate Student and the Graduate Teaching Assistant Award can also be found in the Graduate section.

The deadline for nomination submission is March 15, 2016 for all awards. Undergraduate students …

Professor Receives Commendation from S. Korean President

Dr. Hye-ryeon Lee received a commendation from President Geun-hye Park of the Republic of Korea for her service on the National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC). The National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC), established in accordance with the Constitution of Korea, is a presidential consultative body on the democratic and peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula. Dr. Lee has served on the NUAC since 2007, and currently holds the position of Executive …

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