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Panel Participant in the Com 100: Transitioning from the Maiden Voyage presentation at the 2005 ECA
"The Significance of Time Allocation in the Physician-Patient Relationship" presented at the 2009 NCA Convention
Prof. Proulx has an M.A. in Communication Studies and a B.A. in Mass Communication. Prior to teaching at URI, Prof. Proulx worked for five years in television production. She worked as a camera operator, instant replay operator, and technical director for NCAA basketball and minor league hockey. Prof. Proulx also edited, directed, and produced for live shows and taped programs. She won regional, national, and international awards as a television producer.
Prof. Proulx also worked as a reporter and photojournalist for six years. She covered the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and The Station Fire in Rhode Island. She was a member of the staff that won the 2004 RIJA award for Best Staff Coverage of The Station Fire.
Prof. Proulx's thesis research focused on nonverbal communication and the physician-patient relationship. Her research, "The Significance of Time Allocation in the Physician-Patient Relationship", was presented at the 2009 National Communication Association annual convention.
Harrington School of Communication and Media Lecturer, Dr. Samara Anarbaeva, presents her paper exploring the construction of Second Life avatar's identity in terms of race, gender, and fashion.
Dr. McClure received the 2010 NCA Outstanding Article Award for "Kenneth Burke's Dramatic Form Criticism," coauthored with F. D. Anderson and A. King, in Rhetorical Criticism, edited by J. A. Kuypers.