Office of Politics, Communication and Media
The Office of Politics, Communication and Media (OPCaM) at The University of Alabama is an innovative hub for interdisciplinary research and public facing dialogue. Situated at the intersections of politics, communication, and media, and drawing from the expertise of faculty and students in the College of Communication & Information Sciences, other academic units at the university, and scholars, public intellectuals, and journalists around the world, OPCaM works to create civic and community engagement on regional, national, and international levels by connecting high-quality research with public conversations that shape and respond to the growing impacts and rapidly evolving role of politics, communication, and media in democratic and public life.
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Office of Research in Media Integrity
The Office of Research in Media Integrity seeks to be the home for systematic, innovative, and important research into media integrity and ethics. It will reach across media platforms, academic disciplines, methodologies, and ideologies. It will create new understanding of media integrity and communicate it effectively across academic and public platforms.
Office of Research in Science and Risk Communication Management
The Office of Research in Science and Risk Communication Management is the research arm of the Alabama Science Communication Initiative that supports and promotes fundamental and applied research examining how organizations can better communicate about science and risks. The Office supports and promotes diverse epistemological, theoretical, and methodological perspectives serving as an incubator, facilitator, and promoter of research and grant activities related to science and risk communication management.