Bruce E. Gronbeck Political Communication Research Award 2017

The Carl Couch Center issues an annual call for published works (i.e., books or articles) to be considered for the Bruce E. Gronbeck Political Communication Research Award. To be considered for the Gronbeck Award, submissions should interpret or address theoretical-conceptual, historical, and critical-cultural issues of political communication. Submissions will be evaluated based on the quality of  (1) originality, (2) organization, (3) presentation, and (4) advancement of knowledge.  Evaluation will be administered by a Review Committee of four:

                        Dr. David Henry, UNLV
                        Dr. Thomas Hollihan, University of Southern California
                        Dr. Mary E. Stuckey, Georgia State University

                        Dr. Judith S. Trent, University of Cincinnati

Both single and co-authored works are accepted. Publication date should be within the last two calendar years of application. The Award winner will receive a Gronbeck Award plaque to be presented in the 2016 Annual Convention of the National Communication Association (NCA).

Those interested should send five copies of their work to: 

Shing-Ling S. Chen

Dept. of Communication Studies
Univ. of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Application deadline is April 1, 2017.  Notification of the award will be sent out by November 1, 2017. 


Questions and comments about the Gronbeck Award application, please contact Shing-Ling S. Chen at sarina.chen [at] uni.edu, Tel: 319-273-6021.