June, 2011
Volume 21, Issue 2




Hello and welcome to The Political Communication Report, the newsletter for the Political Communication Divisions of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the American Political Science Association (APSA)!

In this edition, please find:

(a) Syllabi and thoughts on teaching from a few outstanding professors from the field, including:

          Prof. Tim Groeling, Department of Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

          Prof. Sharon Jarvis, Department of Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin

          Prof. Katherine Cramer Walsh, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

          Prof. Gadi Wolfsfeld, Department of Political Science, Department of Communication and Journalism

          Prof. Dannagal G. Young, Department of Communication, University of Delaware

(b) A new dataset for our political communication datasets collection:

          Prof. Ken'ichi Ikeda shares details about several Japanese datasets that will be of interest to our community.

(c) Announcements with particular relevance to the field. Please make particular note of the calls for nominations both for the ICA and APSA Political Communication Divisions.

Let me also remind you about our new blog, maintained by Maegan Stephens. This blog allows members to post their announcements at any time.

Thank you to the contributors who helped with this newsletter! I invite your feedback and suggestions.

Wishing you a wonderful and productive Summer,

Natalie (Talia) Jomini Stroud
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin