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George Barnett Named Fellow of International Communication Association

Emeritus Professor Barnett recognized for distinguished contributions to Communication

Dr. George Barnett (PhD, 1976, MSU), emeritus Professor in the Department of Communication, has been named a Fellow of the International Communication Association. The honor was conferred at the 70th annual meeting of the association. 

Fellow status is conferred principally based on academic achievement; it signifies distinguished contribution to the field of Communication. Additional consideration is given for outstanding service to the association, the discipline, or government and educational institutions.

Author of over 200 scholarly publications and past president of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Dr., Barnett has been a powerful ambassador for Communication and for UC Davis. Dr. Barnett also served as Chair of the Department of Communication at UC Davis for 5 years.