SUMMARY OF WFU FACULTY INFORMATION FORMS
Reporting Professional Activities
Author of a companion Website for Understanding Movies by Louis Giannetti (9th edition), published by Prentice Hall. http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/giannetti/
Site went live in the fall of 2001.
A special grant
made I'm Not My Brother's Keeper:
Leadership and Civil Rights in Winston-Salem, North Carolina available to
all area middle schools, as well as libraries and universities statewide. Broadcast on the “North Carolina Visions”
program on UNC-TV (North Carolina Public Television) in
Michael David Hazen, Review of Argument Revisited: Argument Redefined by Barbara Emmel,Paula Resch, and Deborah Tenney (eds.). Argumentation 15 (4) (November 2001), 499-502.
The CIDD Launches Eastern European Debate
Can the Merger Emerge with Multiple Identities? (2001) (Eric Clearinghouse)
Mitra, A. (March, 2002). Trust, authenticity and discursive power in cyberspace.Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Mitra, A., LaFrance, B. and McCullough, S. (2001). Difference in the attitude between women and men toward computerization. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 25(3), 227-244.
Mitra, A. and Schwartz, R. L. (2001). From Cyber Space to Cybernetic Space: Rethinking the Relationship between Real and Virtual Spaces. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 7(1).
Mitra, A. (June 2001). Developing a questionnaire to measure the effectiveness of computers in teaching. Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Annual.
Mitra, A. (June 2001). Finding a voice in Cyberspace: Utterances and their ethical consequences. Proceedings of the Ethicomp 01.
Watts, Eric K.
“African American Ethos and Hermeneutical Rhetoric: An Exploration of Alain
Locke’s The New Negro” Quarterly Journal of Speech 88 (2002): 19-32.
“The Spectacular Consumption of ‘True’ African American Culture: ‘Whassup’
with the Budweiser Guys?” with Mark P. Orbe Critical Studies in Media
Communication 19 (2002): 1-20. Lead article.
“Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Text, Context, Girls’ Readings” with Lucie Crane, Melanie Joyner, and Jackie LeMere presented at the conference Girls’ Real Lives at the University of North Carolina Greensboro on February 2, 2002.
or Connection: Power, Patterns, and the
Gendered Narrative” presented at the University Film and Video Association
Annual Conference in
“The Notion of the ‘Caress” in Emmanuel Levinas’ Philosophy of Communication”
“The Ethics of Acknowledgment”
“A Response to My Critics (Regarding my The Call of Conscience)”
Respondent to the Panel: “Aid-In-Dying: Rhetorical Issues”
(The above papers presented at the Annual Convention of the National Communication Association,
“The Ethos of Rhetoric,” paper presented at the Southern States
“The Rhetoric of Social Death: A Case Study of the Confederate Flag
“Hubris Meets Chutzpah in the Court of Appeals: Fighting Back and the Argument
for Libel Reform,” on a panel for the Free Speech Division at the National
Communication Association Convention in
Constructions of the 2000 Presidential Debates and Their Impact on Host
Institutions. National Communication Association,
Debate: Creating educational experiences for beginning debaters. National
(The two below happened after report submitted last year, not claimed on 2000-1 summary)
Can the Merger Emerge with Multiple
Identities?, Tahoe Conference on Academic Debate,
Organizational Communication in AFA, Tahoe Conference on Academic Debate,
Association Annual Convention,
Paper to be presented at the annual Edmedia (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Conference) in June 2002.
"Citizen Data Collection: Process
and Outcome." Invited
Workshop at the 2002 Annual Conference of the
Identities in Cybernetic space." Invited
Paper at the 2002 Media Performance, Practice and Culture Conference at the
"Needs Assessments." Invited Workshop at the
2001 Annual Conference of the
"Community input: Process and
Workshop at the 2001 Training Institute of the
questionnaire to measure the effectiveness of computers in teaching.” Association for the
Advancement of Computing in Education Conference,
“Finding a voice in
Cyberspace: Utterances and their ethical consequences.” Ethicomp 99,
“Where am I speaking from?.” International Communication Association,
Rogan, R. G., La
November). What goals are people really concerned about during conflict?
Paper presented to at the National Communication Association Annual
Siira, K., Rogan, R. G., & Hall, J. A.
(2001, November). Finnish and
Conflict Management: A comparison of conflict management approaches and
face maintenance concerns in
at the National Communication Association
Invited as a keynote speaker and part of a special symposium at the 7th
International Investigative Psychology Conference at the University of
Invited as a special participant in a one-day seminar session of a small group of
experts in crisis negotiation to be held at the conclusion of the 7th International Investigative Psychology Conference at the University of Liverpool, England, June 12-14, 2002.
Watts, Eric K.
“African American Ethos and the Black Aesthetic: Exploring the Tensions
of Nihilism and Nationalism,” Pre Conference, The Ethos of Rhetoric,
Southern Speech Communication Conference,
“Assent, Dissent, and Patriotic Sentiment: Toward an Aesthetic Understanding
of Argument,” International Society for the Study of Argumentation,
Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 25-28 2002.
Choice of Hokhmah: The Book of Proverbs and the
Spread of Sophistic Rhetoric.” Paper presented to the Conference on Philosophy
and Communication, International Association for Greek Philosophy,
“Finding Ethos in
Chaos: The Dialogue of
Ethics and Esthetics in Burke and Bakhtin.”
Invited paper deliverd to the Southern Speech Communication
Association Preconference on The Ethos
Editorial Board Creative Screenwriting
Editorial Board, Controversia
Editorial Board, Argumentation and Advocacy
Editorial Board, Quarterly Journal of Speech
Co-Chair , Local Arrangments Committee, Southern States Communication
Association Convention, April, 2002,
Russian Orthodox University of St. John the Divine, Moscow, Russia, Consultant on the Creation of a Department of Communication, 30 hours.
External reviewer for Journal of Applied Communication Research
External reviewer for Western Journal of Communication
External reviewer for Michigan State University Press.
External reviewer for South Carolina University Press.
Associate editor, Free Speech Yearbook
Associate editor, Public Relations Review
Editorial Board for Speaker and Gavel, 1991-Present.
Reviewer for Speaker and Gavel, Political Communication, Communication Quarterly, & Controversia.
American Forensics Association, Finance Committee, 2000-2003
Editorial Board—Southern Communication Journal
Management Communication Quarterly
Reviewer- Human Relations
Executive Board of Southern Communication Association—one year appointment as Chairman of Convention Placement committee
Reviewed manuscripts for New Media and Society
Reviewed manuscripts for Critical Studies in Mass Communication
Member of the editorial review board for Critical Studies in Mass Communication
Member of the editorial review board for New Media and Society
Worked with Management Learning Laboratories in assessment of park and recreation services in several communities. Mostly in summer and during winter breaks with about 1 day per month during school year.
Invited reviewer for Journal of Applied Communication Research.
Maintaining dialogue with Winston-Salem Police Department and Forsyth County Sheriff's department concerning crisis negotiations. Serving as consultant/advisor on crisis negotiation for the Winston-Salem Police Department hostage negotiation team. No significant time commitment to date.
investigator/consultant to the Community Oriented Policing Strategies project
Member of the Behavioral Health Division
Principal partner in Hammer and Gregorian, an international consulting group specializing in crisis response training for multinational corporations, governments and non-profit agencies.
Watts, Eric K.
Editorial Board, Critical Studies in Media Communication
Editorial Board, Quarterly Journal of Speech
Editorial Board, Communication Quarterly
Chair, Black Caucus, National Communication Association
Member, Nominating Committee, Rhetoric & Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association
Editorial Board, Women's Studies in Communication
Editorial Board, Quarterly Journal of Speech (3 manuscripts reviewed since July 2001)
Deliberative Democracy—Longitudinal Study
$50, 000 for 2001- 2002