From Mike Wagner: Congrats to Swee Kiat Tay, Ph.D.! SK defended his dissertation about the (ir)relevance of messaging tailored to people's values when it comes to getting them to conserve water. Important, but sobering work. Congrats to SK! He has been an outstanding teaching assistant and a very thorough researcher. Thanks to committee members Greg Downey, Hernando Rojas, Karyn Riddle of UW and Mike Gruszczynski of IU and Leong Ching of National University of Singapore.
Alum Alec Luhn (BA'10) interviewed for On The Media about reporting from Russia
Recent grad and Oscar Mayer Hotdogger Keagan Schlosser appeared on CNN for a piece about Oscar Mayer's new "cold dog" campaign. Watch the video.
Book review essay in New Media and Society
New essay from PhD student Abby Youran QIN "What about this blockchain thing?" By reviewing three recent books on blockchain, she discusses moral and regulatory paradoxes around blockchain as well as the technology's implications on democracy and social change. Read in New Media and Society.