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Ethics, civic participation, community, critical pedagogy, social justice, and interpretive research methods
CST 200: Communication and Community, service-learning
CST 210: Communicating Ethically
CST 399: Communication Research Methods
CST 440: Reclaiming Democracy
CST 460: Speaking of Happiness
CST 605: Communicating Social Change
CST 612: Critical Pedagogy and Research
Jovanovic, S. (2012). Democracy, dialogue, and community action: Truth and
reconciliation in Greensboro. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press.
Jovanovic, S., Moretto, K. & Edwards, K. (2017). Faculty professional identity and goals for democratic learning: Moving from thin to thick conceptions of democratic engagement. International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, 5 (1), 25-40.
Russell, V., Jovanovic, S., Bozovich, M., Clifford, J. & Johnson, R. (2017). Developing robust undergraduate research opportunities in communication studies: A community-based research approach. Carolina Communication Annual, 33, 28-44.
Jovanovic, S. (2017). Speaking back to the neoliberal agenda for higher education. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, special issue, pp. 1-6.
Poulos, C., Hamilton, C., Jovanovic, S. & Moretto, K. (2015). Our work is not done: Advancing democratic engagement as purpose and product of higher education. Journal for Higher Education and Community Engagement,7, 34-46.
Jovanovic, S., Congdon, M., Miller, C. & Richardson, G. (2015). Rooting the study of communication activism in an attempted book ban. Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, 6 (1), 115-135.
Bloch-Schulman, S., Humphrey, J.F., Jovanovic, S., Giles, H.S., Malotky, D. & Campbell, A. (2015). What kind of community: An inquiry into teacher practices that move beyond exclusion. Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, 6 (1), 25-50.
Ballard, R.L., Bell-McManus, L.M., Holba, A.M., Jovanovic, S., Tompkins, P.S., Charron, L.J.N., Hoffer, M.L. Leavitt, M.A. & Swenson-Lepper, T. (2014). Teaching communication ethics as central to the discipline. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 33 (2), 2-20. Released 11/2015.
Jovanovic, S. & Russell, V. (2014). Voices of grassroots activists: Dollars and sense in the city. Carolinas Communication Annual, 30, 19-33.
Jovanovic, S., Sizemore, S., Kout, Y., Musselwhite, J., Southard, J. & O’Donnell, K. M. (2016). One word does not a whole story tell: Contested truth on a highway historical marker. In J. Hannan & E. Winton (Eds.), Truth in the public sphere, pp. 43-62. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Jovanovic, S. (2014). The ethics of teaching communication activism. In L. R. Frey & D. L. Palmer (Eds.), Teaching communication activism: Communication education for social justice (pp. 105-138). New York, NY: Hampton Press.
Jovanovic, S. & Hollingsworth, S. E. (2014). An ethical imperative: The pursuit of truth, forgiveness and reconciliation in Greensboro. In I.M. Scott (Ed.), Crimes against humanity in the land of the free: Can truth and reconciliation heal America’s racial divide (pp. 171-193). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Jovanovic, S. & Wood, R. V. (2012). A more perfect union: Recovering ethics in public dialogue. In J. H. Fritz & S. A. Groom (Eds.), Communication ethics and crisis: Negotiating differences in public and private spheres (pp. 117-131). Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Jovanovic, S. & Pitts, L. (2011). Social action, local and national. In K.Wehr (Ed.), Green culture: An a to z guide (pp. 413-416). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Web Magazine Research Articles
Jovanovic, S. & Wood, R. V. (2008, October). Barack Obama’s call to restore ethics in politics. National Communication Association’s, Communication Currents, 3, 5. Available at www.communicationcurrents.com
Jovanovic, S. & Wood, R. V. (2006, November 16). Ethics in the city: How talk about
ethics leads to an ethical culture. National Communication Association’s
Communication Currents, 1, 1. Available at www.communicationcurrents.com
2019 UNCG Lloyd Honors College Distinguished Residential Fellow
2016-2017 Subject Matter Expert/Member, U. S. Department of Homeland Security Academic Subcommittee on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)
2015 Top Article Award, National Communication Association’s Communication Ethics Division
2015-2018 North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board Member
2014 Invited Participant to U.S. White House event, “Promoting innovation in civic engagement: Exploring participatory budgeting in the United States.”
2014 Minority Access Incorporated Role Model Award
2013 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award, Sue DeWine Applied Communication Book Award, NCA Communication Ethics Division Book Award
2013 TEDx Greensboro speaker, Conversation is the Starting Point
2013 Gulf South Summit Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty Award
2012 NC Campus Compact’s Robert L. Sigmon Service-Learning Award
2012 Carolinas Communication Association Ray Camp Research Award
2018 AAC&U Civic Learning in the Major by Design.
2017 ActionGreensboro/Downtown Greensboro, Inc. SPARK Grant with the Greensboro Police Department and Dept. of Transportation.
2016 City of Greensboro. Evaluating Greensboro’s Participatory Budgeting.
2015 The Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society at Villanova University. Evaluating Greensboro’s Participatory Budgeting Process.
2014 Weaver Foundation: Consequential Democratic Learning at UNCG
2014 AAC&U’s Bringing Theory to Practice.
2012 The Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society at Villanova University. The Discourse of Participatory Budgeting Organizing Efforts in Greensboro, North Carolina.
2012 Greensboro News & Record. Increasing civic literacy and advocacy.
2011 SynerG Next Generation Project Competition: Bus Benches of Artistic Distinction.
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American Association of Colleges and Universities
American Association of University Professors
American Civil Liberties Union, North Carolina
American Democracy Project
National Communication Association
Carolinas Communication Association
Southern States Communication Association