Avery E. Holton
  • Department Chair, Communication
  • Associate Professor, Communication
  • Co-Research Coordinator, Center for Excellence in ELSI Research

Current Courses

Fall 2024

  • COMM 6930-001
    Masters Project
  • COMM 7990-001
    Cont Reg-Ph D

Spring 2024

Professional Organizations

  • Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk (ComSHER); Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). 08/11/2017 - present. Position : Member (previous Head and Vice-Head).
  • Tankard Book Award; Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEMJC). 08/11/2017 - 01/01/2023. Position : Peer Judge.
  • Participatory Journalism Interest Group; Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). 08/01/2017 - present. Position : Member (previous head).
  • International Communication Association. 01/2015 - present. Position : Member.
  • International Communication Association. 01/01/2011 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Projects

  • Digital Humanities: Podcasting For K-12. Project Lead: Rebekah Cummings. 01/01/2022 - 08/01/2022. Total Budget: $1,500.00.
  • Digital Humanities: Social Media and Misinformation for K-12. Project Lead: Rebekah Cummings. 01/01/2022 - 08/01/2022. Total Budget: $1,500.00.
  • 2020 Honors College Praxis Lab: Misinformation. Project Lead: Avery E. Holton. Collaborators: Randy Dryer. 01/2020 - 05/2020.
  • Humanities Scholars. Project Lead: Taunya Dressler. College of Humanities 08/16/2016 - 01/01/2023. Total Budget: $12,000.00.
  • Drones & Society. Project Lead: Avery Holton & Sean Lawson. H2 Honors Fellowship (Honors College) 08/01/2014 - 01/01/2023. Total Budget: $13,500.00.
  • Smart Reporting: Innovations in News Coverage. Project Lead: Avery E. Holton. Individual Teaching Grant - University Teaching Committee 12/2013 - 12/31/2017. Total Budget: $3,500.00.