U Georgia: Global Health Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Global Health Communication, Department of Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Deadline: February 15, 2021 for full consideration, but open until filled.

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Global Health Communication. The starting date for this position is August 1, 2021. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong research program in global health communication, including interest and training in seeking external funding. The ideal candidate will have a scholarship and teaching focus on diversity, identity, discrimination or social justice as they relate to new media and communication technologies, health campaigns, or interpersonal communication.

Global Governance Summer School (Belgium)

For students and practitioners everywhere, the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies (University of Leuven) and the Dean Rusk International Law Center (University of Georgia School of Law) are delighted to announce a new opportunity to study international law and global governance. Applications are welcome for a brand-new Global Governance Summer School, spanning 3 weeks at the centuries-old University of Leuven, located in a beautiful city a short train ride from Brussels and easily accessible to many European capitals. Students in law and related disciplines, from the United States, Europe, and across the globe, are welcome to enroll. All students will receive a certificate, and U.S. law students also may earn 4 American Bar Association-approved credits.

Deadline: April 4, 2016

Through lectures, discussions, and group research projects, students will explore global governance – how state, regional, and international legal regimes, plus individuals, corporations, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, networks, and other nonstate actors, interact. A range of global challenges will be discussed, such as trade and sustainable development, peace and security, trafficking and other crimes, intellectual property, the environment, human rights and the rule of law, and migration.

Four cutting-edge, English-language courses will be given. In addition, the summer course offers field trips to European and international institutions in Brussels and Luxembourg and an expert conference on global governance in Brussels. The summer school aims to bring together students from all over the world and different disciplines fostering interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue.

This summer school is intended for:
• Advanced students in international law, international relations, international political economy, international and European studies
• Practitioners and policy experts from the international policy community who want to update their knowledge on current developments in global governance and international law

U.S.-based law students are eligible to earn 4 American Bar Association-accredited hours in the three weeks of courses.

Janice Hume Profile

ProfilesJanice Hume (Ph.D., 1997, M.A., 1995, B.J., 1981, University of Missouri School of Journalism) is an associate professor of journalism in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia.

Her research focuses on journalism history, particularly how it relates to collective memory and the social construction of death. She has written two books, Obituaries in American Culture (University Press of Mississippi, 2000) and Journalism in a Culture of Grief (with Carolyn Kitch, Routledge, 2007), as well as numerous journal articles published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism & Communication Monographs, Journalism History, American Journalism, Journal of Popular Culture, the Review of Communication and Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. She is Research Chair of the American Journalism Historians Association and formerly served as head of the History Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.


Work for CID:
Janice Hume served as a reviewer of micro-grants distributed by CID (funded by the National Communication Association). She also has served on the CID Advisory Board.