2011 Award Winners

C.R. Anderson Research Grants


Jolanta Aritz and Robyn Walker
Eva Brumberger
Susan E. Jennings
Joelle Davis Carter
Marcy Leasum Orwig

Marty Baker Graham Research Award

Recipient:  Xiaoli Li, Clemson University

Member Awards

Fellow of the Association

Recipient: Geraldine Hynes, Sam Houston University

Bernadine P. Branchaw Spirit of ABC Award

Recipient:  Marcel Robles, Eastern Kentucky University

Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher Award

Sponsored by: Debbie DuFrene and Carol Lehman

Recipient: Lisa Gueldenzoph Snyder, North Carolina A&T State University

Distinguished Member

Recipient: Marsha Bayless, Stephen F. Austin State University

Kitty O. Locker Outstanding Researcher Award

Sponsored by: McGraw Hill

Recipient: Yunxia Zhu, University of Queensland, Australia

Francis Weeks Award of Merit

Recipient:Barbara D’Angelo, Arizona State University

Publication Awards

Distinguished Publication on Business Communication

Sponsored by: Courtland Bovee & John Thill

Recipient: Geoffrey A. Cross, University of Louisville

Envisioning Collaboration: Group, Verbal-Visual, Composing in a System of Creativity
Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.

Outstanding Article of the Year BCQ

Sponsored by: Mary Ellen Guffey

Patricia L. Harms, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Deborah Britt Roebuck, Kennesaw State University

Teaching the Art and Craft of Giving and Receiving Feedback
December 2010, vol. 73, no. 4, pp. 413-431

Outstanding Article of the Year JBC

Sponsored by: Mary Flatley, Kathy Rentz, and Paula Lentz

Recipients:  Jason Snyder, Central Connecticut State University

E-mail Privacy in the Workplace: A Boundary Regulation Perspective
July, 2010; vol 47, no. 3, pp. 266-294

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

Sponsored by: Anonymous Donor

Recipient:  Michael J. Meredith, University of North Carolina

An Examination of Individual Differences in Communication-Related Social Cognitive Structures in Association with Selling Effectiveness

Student Awards

Student Writing Contest


1st place: Andrew Burnett, University of Southern California. Sponsor: Jolanta Aritz
2nd place: Andrew Hess, Philadelphia Biblical University. Sponsor: Gail Benchener
3rd place: Suzanne Peckham, University of Tennessee at Martin

Graduate Student Scholarships


Tatiana Batova, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Kayla Steele, University of Delaware
Trent Kays, University of Minnesota
Xiaoli Li, Clemson University