UNC at Conference of the International Communication Association, Saffer receives top faculty paper in public relations

Five faculty members and five graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association: Communicating with Power. The conference was held June 9-13, at the Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hilton Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan.

On Friday, June 10, Assistant Professor Adam Saffer, Aimei Yang (University of Southern California) and Maureen Taylor (University of Tennessee) presented "Multistakeholder Network and Stakeholder Relationship Management: Reconsidering Power in Public Relations Relationships" as one of the three Top Faculty Papers in Public Relations.

Through the conference, an estimated 2,500 scholars from more than 40 countries attended over 550 presentations representing the latest advances in the field of communication.

The UNC MJ-school research presentation schedule is below:

Friday, June 10

  • Adam Saffer, Elena Alina Dolea (University of Bucharest), Chiara Valentini (Aarhus University), Lee Edwards (University of Leeds), Jennifer Bartlett (Queensland University of Technology), Christina Grandien (Mid Sweden University), Tiffany Lynn Schweickart (University of Florida), Anli Xiao (Pennsylvania State University), Xiaochen Zhang (Kansas State University) and Hua Jiang (Syracuse University) participated in the Public Relations Business Meeting.

Saturday, June 11

Sunday, June 12

Monday, June 13

The full conference schedule can be found on the 2016 Conference of the International Communication Association website.