Category: Faculty Profile
New Harrington Professor Hodler Explores Nationalism, Ethnicity & Sport
This past semester, the Harrington School of Communication and Media welcomed Matthew Hodler to their sports communication and media team.Continue reading "New Harrington Professor Hodler Explores Nationalism, Ethnicity & Sport"
New Harrington Professor Diamond Highly Values Interdisciplinary Approaches
We are excited to introduce Dr. Emily Diamond, a recent Ph. D. graduate from Duke University who joins us with a joint-appointment in both Marine Affairs and Communications Studies.Continue reading "New Harrington Professor Diamond Highly Values Interdisciplinary Approaches"
Professor joins interdisciplinary team on $500,000 USDA grant
Harrington School communication studies professor, Dr. Yinjiao Ye, has joined an interdisciplinary team of URI researchers to communicate the benefits of maple products.Continue reading "Professor joins interdisciplinary team on $500,000 USDA grant"
LuAnne Roth joins writing and rhetoric faculty
by Mariana Zardetto Alves & Delaney LePage LuAnne Roth, Ph.D., joins the writing and rhetoric department as a senior lecturer. Roth received her doctorate degree in English from University of Missouri, Columbia. She also has a master’s degree in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in psychology […]Continue reading "LuAnne Roth joins writing and rhetoric faculty"
Multimedia expert joins journalism department
by Delaney LePage The Harrington School has a new face in the journalism department: Jason Jaacks, assistant professor of multimedia journalism. Jaacks received his master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley and his bachelor’s degree in documentary studies from the College of Santa Fe. Jaacks comes to the Harrington School with an […]Continue reading "Multimedia expert joins journalism department"
Jeff Fountain to manage newly renovated TV studio, broadcast center
by Emma Mangione The Harrington School will soon be home to a $1.2 million state-of-the-art television studio and broadcast center in Chafee Social Science Center. The TV Studio’s location and square footage will remain the same, but the design and equipment will be upgraded.The changes include a fully robotic camera, an industry-standard audio board, new […]Continue reading "Jeff Fountain to manage newly renovated TV studio, broadcast center"
Brittani Sahm joins public relations program
by Juliana Dellamarggio With the new sports media and communication minor and the major to launch next year, the Harrington School of Communication and Media is excited to welcome to the faculty, Brittani Sahm, Ph.D. Sahm received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida with an emphasis on sports, advertising, and public relations. She also […]Continue reading "Brittani Sahm joins public relations program"
Yianni Kourakis teaches introductory sports media & communication course
by Juliana Dellamarggio This fall, the Harrington School of Communication and Media introduced the first-ever Introduction to Sports Media and Communication class taught by award-winning sports director and anchor, Yianni Kourakis. The course offers students a survey of perspectives on sports communication and media. It addresses the changing 24/7 landscape of sports media, the prevalence […]Continue reading "Yianni Kourakis teaches introductory sports media & communication course"
Leaving academia for television and then leaving television for academia was always the plan. Justin Wyatt took theory, put it into practice, and then brought his research back to the classroom.Continue reading "Justin Wyatt"