San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2011
The Society for New Communications Research, a global, nonprofit think tank focused on the latest developments in media and communications, today announced its 2011-2012 Fellows (http://sncr.org/fellows/). These new Fellows join an impressive group of more than 100 Founding Fellows, Senior Fellows and alumni who are business leaders, scholars, professional communicators, members of the media, futurists and technologists from around the globe. The SNCR Fellows collaborate on research initiatives, educational offerings, and the establishment of standards and best practices focused on the advanced study of emerging trends and developments in media and communications, and their effect on business, media, culture and society.
The new class of SNCR Fellows includes: Jeffrey Edlund, CTO Communications and Media Solutions, HP; Jennifer Edwards, assistant professor of communication studies, Tarleton State University; Atanu Garai, consultant for India’s Population Council; Egle Kvieskaite, EU project manager, Vilnius Pedagogical University and director of the Lithuanian College of Democracy; Alicia Nieva-Woodgate, managing director, ANW Networks, LLC; Ingrid Sturgis, assistant professor, Howard University; and Dan York, director of conversations, Voxeo Corporation.
In 2011, the Fellows will focus on a number of important issues through their projects, including: mobile payments, gaming technology in the classroom; social media and public policy, the use of social media to address health issues in developing countries, using social networks to help enterprises better understand the level of intimacy of their social relationships, millennial students' use of social media and their expectations for social media in the workplace; the effects of social media on Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD), the value of multi-channel communications, and changes in journalism and media.
"We are very pleased and honored to welcome our sixth group of Fellows," said Jen McClure, founder and president, SNCR. "They come from top companies, universities and organizations from around the world and bring an incredible depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise to our organization. We are looking forward to working with this group of Fellows to continue to produce valuable new research and educational offerings exploring the latest developments in communications and their impact on business, culture and society."
About the Society for New Communications Research
The Society for New Communications Research is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education foundation and think tank focused on the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications and their effect on business, culture and society. SNCR is dedicated to creating a bridge between the academic and theoretical pursuit of these topics and the pragmatic implementation of new media and communications tools and methodologies. For more information, visit http://sncr.org or call (408) 266-9658.
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