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Honors & Awards

Our faculty are regularly recognized for the quality of their research.

Recent Best Paper Awards

Saxton, Gregory D., & Waters, Richard D. (2013). What do stakeholders "like" on Facebook? Public reactions to organizations’ informational, promotional, and community-building messages. Best Paper Award, Public Relations Division, annual meeting of the International Communication Association, June 17-21, 2013, London, UK.

Rui, J.R., & Stefanone, M.A. (2013). Strategic management of other-provided information online: Personality and network variables. Proceedings of the 46 Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS, 2013), Maui, HI. January 7-10, 2013, Computer Society Press. pp. 3941-3950. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2013.500. Nominated for Best Paper Award, Organizational Systems and Technology Track; Communication and Social Networks minitrack.

Claes, N., Hurley, C. M., & Stefanone, Michael A. (2012). Do me a solid? Information asymmetry, liking, and compliance gaining online. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS-45), pp. 4417-4426. January 4-7, Maui. Best Paper Award, Organizational Systems and Technology track; Communication and Social Networks minitrack.

Saxton, Gregory D., & Guo, Chao. (2012). Online stakeholder targeting and the acquisition of social media capital. Top Research Paper Award, Public Relations Division, 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, November 12-15, 2012, Orlando, FL.

Levine, T.R., Serota, K., Shulman, H., Clare, D., Park, H., Shaw, A. S., Shim, J.C., & Lee, J.H. (2011). Sender Demeanor: Individual difference in sender believability have a powerful impact on deception detection judgments. Human Communication Research, 37, 377-403. Distinguished Paper Award, Social Cognition Division, annual convention of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2011.

Rintamaki, Lance. (2010). Labeling and personal stories in mental illness stigma reduction. Top four paper award, Health Communication Division, Western States Communication Association. Anchorage, AK.

Egnoto, M., Nam, Y., & Vishwanath, A. (2010). A longitudinal analysis of newspaper coverage of cell phones. Top paper award, Technology division, annual convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA, November 2010.

Honors and Recognitions

Frank, Mark. (2011). Certificate of Appreciation, US Secret Service, Mar. 16, 2011.

Frank, Mark. (2010). Certificate of Appreciation, Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security, April 7, 2010.

Frank, Mark. (2010). Visionary Innovator Award, University at Buffalo Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach (STOR). March 15, 2010.

Hong, Junhao. (2012 - present). President, United Societies of Chinese Studies (USCS).

Hong, Junhao. (2011). Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education and Research, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

Hong, Junhao. (2011 - present). Honorary Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Donghu College, China.

Hong, Junhao. (2012 - present). University Fellow, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Other Awards

Wang, Hua, and Morey, Ophelia. (2012). Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies: Developing Information Communication Strategies for Reducing Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates in Buffalo. Civic Engagement Research Fellowships 2012-13.