Faculty members published and presented research on a variety of topics, including the impact of BTS on the Black Lives Matter movement and how Twitter affects the regional news market. These are the publications, presentations and awards presented in September 2021.


Gordon Capp, assistant professor of social work, author of “Positive School Climate for School Workers?” The roles of administrators, the beliefs of the staff and the organization of the school in the districts of high and low resource schools ”in the Journal of Community Psychology.

Laura Chandler, An assistant professor of public health, was the secretary of the “Fitness Assessment Feedback May Intrinsic Motivation For Physical Activity for College University Students,” in the California Journal of Health Promotion.

Sapna Chopra, assistant professor of human services, working on “Healing From Internalized Racism for Asian Americans to American Psychology: Research and Practice.”

Tricia Kasamatsu, associate professor of kinesiology, and Kathleen Wilson, Professor of Kinesiology, wrote “Drop Landing Biomechanics in Individuals with and Without Concussion History” in the Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Make Kyeong Lee, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, “Practice and Skill: Factors Facilitating Children’s Walking Skills” in collaboration with the author on Developmental Psychobiology.

Robert Lockie, associate professor of kinesiology, co-author of “International Relations of Absolute and Relative Bee-Body Power and Foot Pursuit Ability in Law Enforcement Recruits”. In the International Journal of Exercise Science.

Scott Lynn, Professor of Kinesiology, Journal of Sport and Exercise Science “Effects of Weighted Arm Sleeve Loading Golf Shot Parameters on Golf Effects of Weight Sweet Parameters on Effects of Weighted Sleeve Load on Effects of Sleeve”

Melissa Montgomery, associate professor of kinesiology, “Surgical features of kinetic and trochlear femoral cartilage in recreational and collegiate distance runners” in Sports Medicine and Biomechanics.

Brian Norton, a professor of English, comparative literature, and linguistics, published “Shaftesbury and the Stoic Roots of Modern Aesthetics,” in the journal Aesthetic Investigations.

Michelle Ramos, an assistant professor of child and adolescent studies, was a co-author of “Coalition of Parent-Adolescent Parents and Family Enemies During Family Discussions: Associations Related to Marriage Attacks” in the Family Process.

Toby Rider, associate professor of kinesiology, and Matthew Llewellyn, a professor of kinesiology, wrote “New Perspectives on Sport and Apartheid: Local and Global,” in the International Journal of the History of Sport.

Debra Rose, professor and professor of kinesiology. Add to Author “) in the magazine.

Rebekah Smart, counseling teacher, and Sapna Chopra, assistant professor of human services, “An too Me with Event” on Women and Therapy and the MeMeToo Movement (2006-2020) ‘”Comprehensive list of events.”

Sasha Zeedyk, assistant professor of child and adolescent studies, co-author of “Building Communities for Classrooms for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” in the International Journal of Inclusive Education.


Several professors from the University of Communications have participated this year in the Virtual Association for Journalism and Mass Communication Education:

  • Jesus Ayala, professor of communications, spoke on the panel “Creating Awareness: Teaching Cultural Skills, Diversity and Inclusion in the J-School Classroom”
  • Gayle BrisbaneAssistant Professor of Communications presented “Strong Enough to Fight the Liberals: How Social Identity Solidified White Evangelical Christian Women Support Donald J. Trump and How They Maintained Their Distrust in the News”
  • Roselyn Du, Associate Professor of Communications, presented “Algorithmic Audience in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Tailor-made Communication, Coconut Information and News Literacy” and presented in the panel session “Professional Freedom and Responsibility”
  • Miya Williams FayneAssistant Professor of Communications, “For vs. About: Journalists’ Perceptions of Audience and Communities; Surviving and / or Alive? The State’s State of Protest and Pandemic Age in Black-Owned News Operations”; “He moderated the panel
  • Jiwoo ParkAssistant Professor of Communications presented “Witness to the Power of Digital Activism in BTS Participation in Social Movement: The Case of the Black Life Theme”
  • Waleed RashidiAssistant Professor of Communications spoke at the “Entertainment Studies Interest Group” panel
  • Chelsea Reynolds, an associate professor of communications, spoke at the “Transforming Transgender Journalism Education” session and moderated the “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Interest Group” session.
  • Frank Russell, associate professor of communications, presented “#Breaking in LA: Twitter Use in a Regional News Market” and spoke at the “Professional Freedom and Responsibility” panel session
  • Bey-Ling ShaThe dean of the University of Communications spoke at the “Public Relations Division” session
  • Jason Shepard, professor and professor of communications, presented “Student Activism vs. Student Journalism: Racial Justice, Free Expression, and Journalistic Ethics in University Journals”; “Librarians as Offenses: Criminalization of Story Hours and Other Attempts to Limit Library Materials and Services,” he spoke; “Law and Policy Division” session; and moderated the “First Amendment Award” presentation
  • Cylor SpauldingThe Assistant Professor of Communications moderated the “Religious Use of Communication Technologies” session

Chelsea ReynoldsThe Associate Professor of Communications presented “Mental Health Issues: A Session for Educators” at the Association of Professional Journalists.

Jason Shepard, president and professor of communications, served as the closing speaker at the “Wake-Up Call” conference of the Southern California Journalism Education Association. Shepard’s presentation was about supporting the expression of students ’unfamiliar ideas.


Lisa Erwin-DavidsonAssistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders was selected for one of the 13 awards for the 13th National Institutes of Health Conference Fellowship. The scholarship was supported by Erwin-Davidson and his research partner to attend the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication conference. There, they presented the work “Community-Engaged Collaboration for Language and Literacy Impact Preliminary Case Findings From Year In”.

Bey-Ling ShaThe dean of the University of Communications received the award of the president of the Association of Professional Journalists. The award recognizes Sha’s contributions to the highest level of talent, truth and energy for the betterment of the profession, society and its members.

Teachers and staff may send publications, presentations, and awards or honors for this monthly summary to newssubmissions@fullerton.edu.