You are here: Home / News / PhD Alumnus receives Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

PhD Alumnus receives Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award

ALUMNI NEWS: 

PhD alumnus, Kurt Braddock, received the Sue DeWine Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association for his first monograph, “Weaponized Words: The Strategic Role of Persuasion in Violent Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization” (Cambridge University Press, 2020). Dr. Braddock, who is an assistant professor in the School of Communication at American University, studies the persuasive strategies used by violent extremist groups to recruit and radicalize message recipients.  To learn more about this award winning book, see https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/weaponized-words/639A9461172E65F653455C5F9F06731B