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Study by Stevens, Oh, & Taylor Investigates COVID-19 Desensitization

Study by Stevens, Oh, & Taylor Investigates COVID-19 Desensitization

The level of anxiety in users’ tweets increased sharply in response to news article anxiety early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, but as the casualty count climbed, news articles seemingly lost their ability to elicit anxiety among readers.

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NCA21 Research Showcase

NCA21 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 21 unique research projects at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. One of these projects won a Top Paper award. Several faculty and graduate students also serve in important leadership roles.

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Qingyi Han Named Outstanding Senior

Class of 2021 graduate Qingyi Han has been named Outstanding Senior by the Department of Communication

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ICA21 Research Showcase

ICA21 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 50 unique research studies at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. One of these studies won a Top Paper award.

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Professors Zhang and Wojcieszak Discuss COVID-19 Misinformation on Fox40

Professors Zhang and Wojcieszak Discuss COVID-19 Misinformation on Fox40

Interview: UC Davis professors discuss combating COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

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Professor Wojcieszak Featured as a Panelist on Valley Public Radio

Professor Wojcieszak Featured as a Panelist on Valley Public Radio

Free Speech And The Rise Of Misinformation And Conspiracy Theories

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Huskey's Research Advances the Automated Annotation of Moral Language

Huskey's Research Advances the Automated Annotation of Moral Language

"One of the core efforts in our lab is to design better ways of understanding moral message content", said Huskey.

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Among BEST online courses of ALL TIMES

Among BEST online courses of ALL TIMES

Our UC-wide Computational Social Science Specialization made the top list

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Open-access Special issue on  "Information Theory for Human and Social Processes"

Open-access Special issue on "Information Theory for Human and Social Processes"

Ever since its earliest years, information theory has enjoyed both a promising and complicated relationship with the social sciences... time to take inventory

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NCA20 Research Showcase

NCA20 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 24 unique research studies at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association. Two of these studies won Top Paper awards.

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Now hiring funded graduate positions in the C^2 Lab

Now hiring funded graduate positions in the C^2 Lab

Funded graduate position in the computational social science of organizations and institutions, as applied to open source software projects.

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Statement in Support of Chancellor Gary S. May

Statement in Support of Chancellor Gary S. May

“The events of this week also cause me to believe even more strongly, if that’s possible, in building an inclusive environment that recognizes and respects people of all backgrounds and experiences. I remain committed to that and hope you will do what you can to eliminate racism, sexism, and other negative influences on our progression as a nation.”

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George Barnett Named Fellow of International Communication Association

George Barnett Named Fellow of International Communication Association

Emeritus Professor Barnett recognized for distinguished contributions to Communication

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Brittney Reed Named Outstanding Senior

Student Researcher and Scholar Receives Honor from Department of Communication

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ICA20 Research Showcase

ICA20 Research Showcase

Researchers in the Department of Communication will present 42 unique research studies at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association. Three of these studies won Top Paper awards.

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Graduate Program STEM Classification:  Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Graduate Program STEM Classification: Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

The Department of Communication Graduate Program is Classified as a STEM Program

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Prof. Huskey & Colleagues Win CMM Article of the Year Award

Prof. Huskey & Colleagues Win CMM Article of the Year Award

The article was published in the 2018 Special Issue on Computational Methods for Communication Science.

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C^2 lab with 6 contributions at IC2S2

C^2 lab with 6 contributions at IC2S2

Our Computational Communication Research lab presented 3 papers and 3 posters at the 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science, in Amsterdam

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Org-scale analytics: Today's startups build societies. Do it right.

Org-scale analytics: Today's startups build societies. Do it right.

New opinion piece by Prof. Seth Frey and colleagues in top Medium.com publication "Towards Data Science"

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