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Office of Research Development to present on narrative persuasion: Sept. 10

The Office of Research Development will present virtual faculty lightning talks around the theme “Narrative Persuasion: How Exposure to Messages in Story Format Influences People‚Äôs Beliefs and Behaviors” at noon on Friday, Sept. 10. Those interested in attending should complete the registration form and they will be sent a calendar invite with a Zoom link for the virtual event.

Faculty members presenting and the titles of their presentations are listed below:

  • Anne Hamby, marketing, “Persuasive Storytelling in Marketing Communications”
  • Serena Morales, curriculum, instruction, and foundational studies, “A Climax for Everyone: How Plot-Based Problem-Finding Leads to Learning”
  • Tiffany Hitesman and Jill Heney, English, “Connecting Students to Communities through Listening and Story”
  • Krishna Pakala, mechanical and biomedical engineering, “Self-storytelling -A Catalyst for Institutional and Community Transformation”
  • Jeff Lingwall, management, “Causal Narratives and Constitutional Scrutiny”
  • Emily Wakild, history and environmental studies, “Narrating Extinction and Invasion in Patagonia”