Clay Calvert Receives Prestigious UF Research Foundation Professorship
Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, was named a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2017-2020.
UFRF Professors are faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields. Calvert is one of 34 faculty members chosen for this honor.
The UFRF Professors were recommended by their college deans based on nominations from their department chairs. The three-year award includes a $5,000 annual salary supplement and a one-time $3,000 grant. The professorships are funded from the university’s share of royalty and licensing income on UF-generated products.
Other Research Foundation Professors from the College include:
2016 Jon Morris, Advertising
2015 Wayne Wanta, Journalism
2014 Amy Jo Coffey, Telecommunication
2013 Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, Telecommunication
2012 Ron Rodgers, Journalism
2011 Cory Armstrong,* Journalism
2010 Juan-Carlos Molleda,* Public Relations
2009 Spiro Kiousis, Public Relations
2008 Kim Walsh-Childers, Journalism
2007 Lynda Lee Kaid,* Telecommunication
2006 Laurence Alexander,* Journalism
2005 John Kaplan, Journalism
2004 Bernell Tripp, Journalism
2003 Sandra Dickson,* Telecommunication
2002 Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, Telecommunication
2001 James Babanikos, Telecommunication
2000 Linda Hon, Public Relations
1998 Debbie Treise, Advertising
*No longer at College