The ASCoR Denis McQuail Award was established in honor of Denis McQuail, and is awarded each year to the best article advancing communication theory published in a peer-reviewed journal in the previous year.
Denis McQuail was one of the most famous scholars in the field of Communication Science. Tens of thousands of communication students have been brought up with McQuail's Mass Communication Theory, now in its sixth edition and an international bestseller. Denis McQuail held the chair in General Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam from 1977 until 1997, and was an Honorary Fellow of ASCoR until his death in 2017.
dr. Gil de Zúñiga won the award with his article:
Prof. Nurit Tal-Or won the award with her article:
Prof. Zheng Joyce Wang won the award with her article:
Prof. Robin L. Nabi won the award with her article:
Prof. Richard M. Perloff won the award with his article:
Prof. W. James Potter won the award with his article:
Prof. James G. Webster won the award with his article:
Dr. Robert LaRose won the award with his article:
Dr. Kelly Garrett won the award with his article:
Dr. Cristina Archetti won the award with her article:
Prof. Michael Slater won the award with his article:
Matthew A. Baum & Angela S. Jamison won the award with their article:
Includes journal articles or book(chapters)
Articles first-authored by ASCoR members are excluded from nomination.
An international panel will select the winning article from a list of nominated articles.
The selection will be based on the quality of the article, not on the author(s)' professional or personal credentials. The number of nominations for an article plays no role in the selection process: Each article that has been nominated at least once will be considered. Please note that the jury may decide not to give the Award if none of the nominations are considered to stand out.
The award will go to all listed authors of the article chosen. The award consists of a certificate, and an invitation to the 1st author to become the McQuail Honorary Fellow at ASCoR for one academic year, as well as to give a guest lecture in Amsterdam.