Academic Publications & Conferences*

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Connaughton, S.L. (forthcoming). Peacebuilding and the strategic politics of peace. In R. Heath, & W. Johanssen (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Strategic Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Connaughton, S.L., & Linabary, J.R. (2017). Emergent yet constrained: Interrogating the relationship between leadership, gender and courage in organizing for peace. In C.M. Cunningham, H.M. Crandall, & A.M. Dare (Eds.), Gender, communication, and the leadership gap (pp. 171–186). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

  • Connaughton, S. L., Kuang, K., & Yakova, L. (2017). Liberia’s pen-pen riders: A case study of a locally-driven, dialogic approach to transformation, peacebuilding and social change. In T. G. Matyok and P. M. Kellett (Eds.), Communication and conflict transformation: Local to global engagements (pp. 71–91). Lanham: Lexington Books.

Conference Presentations

  • Reimer, T., Connaughton, S. L., Roland, C., Ptacek, J. & Krishna, A. (2017, November). Predictors of armed intergroup-conflicts: A systematic overview of risk factors. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX.

  • Connaughton, S. L., Pauly, J., Linabary, J.R., Yakova, L., Krishna, A., Stumberger, N., & Ptacek, J. (2016, November). Organizing to identify and identifying to organize: The unanticipated endurance of identifications in a voluntary social collective. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Linabary, J.R., Connaughton, S.L., Ptacek, J., Krishna, A., Pauly, J., Vibber, K., & Anaele, A. (2016, November). 'Soldier on': Navigating gender, vulnerability, and emotions in the field. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Connaughton, S.L. (2016, September). The Purdue Peace Project: A local leadership approach to peacebuilding. Paper presented at the International Communication and Media Conference 2016 (i-COME’16): An International Communication Association Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Connaughton, S.L., Krishna, A., Linabary, J.R., Stumberger, N., & Vibber, K. (2016, September). Fostering productive corporate-community relations to build peace: Theorizing the relationships amongst dialogue, culture and locally driven collaboration in Southeast Asia and beyond. Paper presented at the International Communication and Media Conference 2016 (i-COME’16): An International Communication Association Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Linabary, J.R., & Connaughton, S.L. (2016, September). Constructing “space”: Interrogating the meaning(s) of “space” in the PPP’s model of locally led peacebuilding. Paper presented at the International Communication and Media Conference 2016 (i-COME’16): An International Communication Association Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Pauly, J., Štumberger, N., & Connaughton, S.L. (2016, September). Serving peace: The role of religious leaders in the peacebuilding process in Northern Ghana. Paper presented at the International Communication and Media Conference 2016 (i-COME’16): An International Communication Association Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Štumberger, N., Pauly, J, & Connaughton, S.L. (2016, September). A communicative approach to CSR and business-conflict linkages: Constituting and sustaining corporate engagement in peacebuilding through local voices. Paper presented at the International Communication and Media Conference 2016 (i-COME’16): An International Communication Association Regional Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Connaughton, S.L., Linabary, J.R., Yakova, L., Krishna, A., Kuang, K., Stumberger, N., & Pauly, J. (2016, May). ‘Did we get it right?’” Navigating emergent tensions in assessing the impact of an engaged organizational communication initiative. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan.

  • Krishna, A., Connaughton, S.L., & Linabary, J.R., & Obeng-Ofori, R.B. (2016, March). Sports-mediated public diplomacy: A community-level exploration of soccer as a relational and violence prevention tool in Ghana, West Africa. Paper presented at the annual International Public Relations Conference, Miami, FL.

  • ***Linabary, J.R., Krishna, A., & Connaughton, S.L. (2015, November). The curious case of the cricket: Storytelling as an activity and a method for locally driven peacebuilding. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV. (Top 4 Paper – Peace & Conflict Division)

  • Connaughton, S. L., Yakova, L., & Kuang, K. (2015, November). Liberia’s pen-pen riders: A case study of a locally-driven, dialogic approach to transformation, peacebuilding and social change. Paper presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Las Vegas, NV..

  • ***Connaughton, S., Yakova, L., Kuang, K., Linabary, J., Krishna, A., & Anaele, A. (2015, May). Unwavering resilience: A structuration analysis of Liberians’ organizing efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Top 4 Paper – Organizational Communication Division)

  • Connaughton, S., Anaele, A., Linabary, J., Kuang, K., Krishna, A., & Yakova, L. (2015, May). From dialogue to action: The role of communication in a peacebuilding initiative in Niger Delta, Nigeria. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Kuang, K., Connaughton, S., Anaele, A., Vibber, K., Linabary, J., Krishna, A. (2014, November). The local leadership campaign model: A co-constructed peacebuilding campaign. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

  • ***Jones, C. L., Anaele, A., Connaughton, S. L., Vibber, K. S., Snyder, D., Kuang, K. (2013, November). Connecting with local communities to prevent political violence in West Africa: Making a difference through engaged communication scholarship. Presented at the National Communication Association annual convention, Washington, D.C., (Top Paper – Applied Communication Division)

  • Connaughton, S. L. (2013, November). Fostering peace and promoting well-being: A local leadership model of peacebuilding. Presented at the International Communication Association regional conference, Shanghai, China.

*For a full list of recent or in-progress publications and conference presentations, please contact PPP Director Stacey Connaughton at sconnaug@purdue.edu

Professional Reports

Presentations

Distinguished Lectures

  • Connaughton, S. L. Keynote Speaker. Media Impact and Creative Industry Research Center (IMIC) 17th Biennial International Conference on Media and Communication (MENTION 2017). November 20-22, Putrajaya, Malaysia. To be delivered November 2017.

  • Connaughton, S. L. Keynote Speaker. The Purdue Peace Project (PPP): Engaging Difference and Seeking to Make a Difference. Engaged Communication Scholarship Conference, Aspen, Colorado. Delivered July 2017.

  • Connaughton, S. L. Distinguished Lecture Series. Western Michigan University. Organizing to prevent violence and build peace: The transformative potential of everyday citizens in West Africa and Central America. Delivered February 2017. 

  • Connaughton, S. L. Distinguished Lecture Series. University of Dayton. The Purdue Peace Project: A local leadership model of political violence prevention in West Africa and Central America. Delivered February 2016.

  • Connaughton, S. L. Bernard Brock Distinguished Lecture. Wayne State University. Preventing political violence and combating Ebola: A locally led, dialogic approach to peacebuilding and beyond. Delivered March 2015. 

  • Connaughton, S. L., Organizing to survive: The unwavering resilience of everyday Liberian citizens in combating Ebola. The Gravlee Distinguished Lecture Series. Colorado State University. Delivered February 2015.

  • Connaughton, S. L., The Purdue Peace Project: A Local Leadership Model of Peacebuilding. Invited presentation to Catholic Relief Services. Invited by Office of Global Affairs, Purdue University, October 2014.

  • Connaughton, S. L., Culture, Peace, and Communication. Invited lecture delivered to U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, NASIC, Dayton, Ohio, September 2014.

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