2022 Award Winners

Margaret Baker Graham Research Grant

Sponsored by the Business Communication Research Foundation

Julia Longaker, Clemson University
Communicators in Crisis: Exploring the Role of Executive Leadership Relations in Communications Job Attrition in 2020-2022

Member Awards

ABC Rising Star Award

Sponsored by SAGE Publications

Sky Marsen, Flinders University

Fellow of the Association

Sponsored by ABC

D. Joel Whalen, DePaul University

Bernadine P. Branchaw Spirit of ABC Award

Sponsored by ABC

Jacqueline Mayfield, Texas A&M International University

Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award

Sponsored by ABC

Peter C. Cardon, University of Southern California

Kitty O. Locker Outstanding Researcher Award

Sponsored by McGraw-Hill Higher Education and ABC

Lisa Melonçon, University of South Florida

Francis W. Weeks Award of Merit

Sponsored by ABC

Melinda Knight, Montclair State University

Distinction in the Practice of Diversity and Inclusion Award

Sponsored by Peter Cardon

Kathy Fisher, Indiana University, "A Case Project Re-Imagined"
Huatong Sun, University of Washington, "Empowering from Within: Uttering Voices and Planting Seeds"

Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award

Sponsored by Amy Newman

Cheryl Burgess, Utah State University

Publication Award

Outstanding Article in Business and Professional Communication Quarterly

Sponsored by Mary Ellen Guffey and Dana Lowey

Anthony Townley, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business

Townley, A. (2021). The use of discourse maps to teach contract negotiation communicative practices. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 84(1), 5 - 30. DOI: 10.1177/2329490621994217

Outstanding Article in International Journal of Business Communication

Sponsored by Kathy Rentz and Paula Lentz

Abram Anders, Iowa State University

Anders, A. D. (2021). Human-centered leadership development: A communication-based approach for promoting authentic and transformational leadership. International Journal of Business Communication, Online First, 1-24. DOI: 10.1177/23294884211056558

Distinguished Publication on Business Communication

Sponsored by ABC

Emily Dejeu
Carnegie Mellon University

Dejeu, E. B. (2022). The Ethics of Delivering Bad News: Evaluating Impression Management Strategies in Corporate Financial Reporting.
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 36 (2), 190 - 230. DOI: 10.1177/10506519211064618

Business Communication Impact Award

Sponsored by Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Stephanie Smith, Virginia Tech

Smith, S. A., Patmos, A., & Pitts, M. J. (2015). Communication and Teleworking: A Study of Communication Channel Satisfaction, Personality, and Job Satisfaction for Teleworking Employees. International Journal of Business Communication, 55(1), 44-68. https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488415589101

Graduate Student Travel Awards

Sponsored by ABC and Sustaining Members

Emily Hamlin, Western Carolina University
David Olson, Liberty University