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The Academic Programs and Research Learning Communities have joined to become one community in ACE. This new, combined LC will focus on professional development for those involved in agricultural communication research and academic programming activities. 

Academic & Research Leaders

 Chair  Courtney Gibson
 Texas Tech courtney.d.gibson@ttu.edu
 Vice Chair Lisa Lundy
 University of Florida  lisalundy@ufl.edu
 Research Officer  Jessica Holt
 University of Georgia  jaholt@uga.edu
 PD Officer  Laura Fischer  University of Kentucky  lmfischer@uky.edu
 Secretary  Garrett Steede
 University of Minnesota
 gsteele@umn.edu







ACE Poster Presentations

Monday, June 24, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Predicting U.S. Adolescents' Purchasing of Denim Jeans using Quality Attributes, Behavioral Characteristics and Sociodemographics

Michelle Clouse, Utah State University

Kelsey Hall, Utah State University

Lucy Delgadillo, Utah State University

Amber Williams, Utah State University

Framing the Future of the Ogallala Aquifer: A Content Analysis of Agricultural and Mainstream Media Publications

Sinclaire Dobelbower, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

Nan Li, Texas Tech University

Erica Irlbeck, Texas Tech University

Updating Agricultural Communications Curriculum: A Delphi Study

Taylor Kennedy, Oklahoma State University

Shelly R. Sitton, Oklahoma State University

Ruth Inman, Oklahoma State University

J. Shane Robinson, Oklahoma State University

D. Dwayne Cartmell II, Oklahoma State University

Communication Apprehension of Doctoral Agri-Science Students

Kelsi Opat, Texas Tech University

Kristyn Dickey, Texas Tech University

Erica Irlbeck, Texas Tech University

The unspoken controversial source of negative agricultural perceptions among American consumers

Fallys Masambuka, The Ohio State University

Emily Buck, The Ohio State University

Center for Agri-Science at [University]

Kristyn Dickey, Texas Tech University

Kelsi Opat, Texas Tech University

Erica Irlbeck, Texas Tech University

Does it Really Matter? Consumers' Lack of Differentiation in GMO and CRISPR Perceptions

Laura Fischer, University of Kentucky

Caroline R. Warwick, University of Florida

Facebook friends or foes: A content analysis of [state] Facebook pages

Audrey King, Oklahoma State University

Quisto Settle, Oklahoma State University

Brittany Bowman, Oklahoma State University

Occupational Suicide in Farming: A framing analysis of print news coverage of a 2016 CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Courtney Gibson, Texas Tech University

Katie McKinley, Texas Tech University

Nan Li, Texas Tech University

Lettuce entertain you: The prevalence of humor on Twitter during a 2018 Romaine lettuce recall

Nellie Hill, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

What's Trending? Teaching students to monitor social media content with Meltwater

Cara R. Lawson, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

An analysis of 1862 land-grant university Extension systems' online presence of opioid-related content and resources

Cara Lawson, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

Students stack a foundation for understanding the Associated Press Style

Kelsey Sands, University of Kentucky

Laura Fischer, University of Kentucky

Identifying authoritative Twitter users in [state] mosquito control conversations

Teresa Suits, University of Florida

Ashley McLeod-Morin, University of Florida

Taylor Ruth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida


ACE Research Paper Presentations

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Welcome and Opening Remarks: 10:45 – 11 a.m.

SESSION 1: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Exploring social media engagement of a mosquito control campaign: Comparing engagement rates per content type and content frame

Ashley McLeod-Morin, University of Florida

Peyton Beattie, University of Florida

Shelli Rampold, University of Florida

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida

Utilizing Twitter to Communicate Risk after a Natural Disaster

Taylor Ruth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Teresa Suits, University of Florida

Ashley Mcleod-Morin, University of Florida

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida

"You Call that Meat?" Investigating social media conversations and influencers surrounding cultured meat

Annie Specht, The Ohio State University

Joy N. Rumble, The Ohio State University

Emily B. Buck, The Ohio State University

An Evaluation of Website Usability for a Cover Crops Resource in the Southern Region

Emily Cabrera, University of Georgia

Jessica Holt, University of Georgia

Julia Gaskin, University of Georgia

LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

SESSION 2: 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Consumers' Evaluation of Animal Welfare Labels on Poultry Products

Rexanna Powers, Texas Tech University

Nan Li, Texas Tech University

Courtney Gibson, Texas Tech University

Erica Irlbeck, Texas Tech University

Identifying generational differences to enhance communication about local food system engagement

Abraham Tidwell, University of Georgia

Alexa J. Lamm, University of Georgia

The Effect of Gluten-Free Labels on Consumer Perceptions: A Framing Study

Kimberly Cantrell, Texas Tech University

Nan Li, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

Cindy Akers, Texas Tech University

Testing the Effects of Beef Messaging on Purchasing Behavior

Kayla Jennings, Texas Tech University

Cindy Akers, Texas Tech University

Nan Li, Texas Tech University

Courtney Meyers, Texas Tech University

BREAK: 2:45 - 3 p.m.

SESSION 3:  3 - 4 p.m.

Describing interdisciplinary agricultural research center directors' perceptions of science communication through goals and beliefs

Ashley McLeod-Morin, University of Florida

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida

Joy N. Rumble, The Ohio State University

Impacting Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy: County Commissioners' Decision-Making Behaviors and Communication Preferences

Kati Lawson, University of Florida

Kevin Kent, University of Florida

Shelli D. Rampold, University of Florida

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida

Ashley McLeod-Morin, University of Florida

Accord and Discord: A comparison of metaphor use in Nigerian and U.S. newspapers' coverage of climate change

Lulu Rodriguez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Suresh Sharma, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

John Bruns, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Utilizing Extension as a resource in disaster response: [state] Extension's communication efforts during the 2017 Hurricane Season

Moses R. Mike, University of Florida

Shelli D. Rampold, University of Florida

Ricky W. Telg, University of Florida

Angela B. Lindsey, University of Florida

Content Analysis of Oklahoma Agritourism Facebook Posts

Brittany Bowman, Oklahoma State University

Quisto Settle, Oklahoma State University

Audrey King, Oklahoma State University

Business Meeting: 4:15 – 4:45 p.m.


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