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steve.corman@asu.edu

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Hugh Downs School Of Comm
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Research Interests

Strategic Communication, Organizational Communication, Terrorism, Public Diplomacy

Courses

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 691 Seminar
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 691 Seminar
COM 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 692 Research

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 394 Special Topics
COM 792 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 394 Special Topics
COM 692 Research
COM 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 382 Classroom Apprenticeship
COM 394 Special Topics
COM 499 Individualized Instruction
COM 792 Research

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
COM 499 Individualized Instruction
COM 691 Seminar

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Corman, Steven Robert. Structuration Theory. International Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford Univ. Press (2008).

  2. Corman, S. R.. Complex systems problems in the War of Ideas. Perspectives on Terrorism (2008).

  3. Edited book: Corman, Steven Robert, Trethewey, Angela, Goodall, Harold Lloyd. Weapons of Mass Persuasion: Strategic Communication to Combat Violent Extremism. Peter Lang (2008).

  4. A Trethewewy, Steven Corman. Anticipating K Commerce E Commerce Knowledge Management and Organizational Communication. Freiberger Beitrage zur Interkulturellen und Wirtschaftskommunikation (2006).

  5. Steven Corman. On Being Less Theoretical and More Technological. Journal of Business and Technical Communication (2006).

  6. Steven Corman. Using Activity Focus Networks to Pressure Terrorist Organizations. Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory (2006).

  7. Book chapter: McPhee, R D,Corman, Steven Robert (Author) ,Iverson, J O. We Ought to Have Gumption An Analysis of an Excerpt from the Videotape after Mr Sam. Interacting and Organizing: Analyses of a Board Meeting. Laurence Erlbaum (2006).

  8. Steven Corman, T Kuhn. The Detectability of Socio Egocentric Group Speech A Quasi Turing Test. Communication Monographs (2005).

  9. Book chapter: Corman, Steven Robert (Author) . Network Dynamics in Self Organizing Communication and Activity Systems. Advances in Self Organizing Systems. Hampton Press (2005).

  10. Book chapter: Corman, Steven Robert (Author) . Network Dynamics in Self Organizing Communication and Activity Systems. Progress in Communication Sciences Self Organizing Systems. Ablex (2005).

  11. Corman, Steven. Growing up in Turbulent Times. Management Communication Quarterly (2005).

  12. K Dooley, Steven Corman. Dynamic Analysis of News Streams Institutional Versus Environmental Effects. Nonlinear Dynamics Psychology and Life Sciences (2004).

  13. Book chapter: Corman, Steven Robert (Author) . Postpositivism. Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research Multiple Perspectives. Sage Publications (2004).

  14. K Dooley, Steven Corman, R McPhee, T Kuhn. Modeling High Resolution Broadband Discourse in Complex Adaptive Systems. Nonlinear Dynamics Psychology and Life Sciences (2003).

  15. T Kuhn, Steven Corman. The Emergence of Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Knowledge Structures during a Planned Organizational Change. Communication Monographs (2003).

  16. U Brandes, Steven Corman. Visual Unrolling of Network Evolution and the Analysis of Dynamic Discourse. Information Visualization (2003).

  17. Dooley, K, Corman, Steven Robert. Agent Based Genetic and Emergent Computational Models of Complex Systems. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems EOLSS. UNESCO EOLSS (2002).

  18. R McPhee, Steven Corman, K Dooley. Organizaitonal Knowledge Expression and Management Centering Resonance Analysis of Organizational Discourse. Management Communication Quarterly (2002).

  19. Steven Corman, K Dooley, Robert McPhee. A Knowledge Directory for Identifying Experts and Areas of Expertise. Human Systems Management (2002).

  20. Steven Corman, T Kuhn, R McPhee, K Dooley. Studying Complex Discursive Systems Centering Resonance Analysis of Communication. Human Communication Research (2002).

  21. U Brandes, Steven Corman. Visual Unrolling of Network Evolution and the Analysis of Dynamic Discourse. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis '02) (2002).

  22. Book chapter: Corman, Steven Robert (Author) . The Dynamics of Electronic Media Coverage. Communication and Terrorism Public and Media Responses to 9/11. Hampton Press (2002).

  23. A Trethewewy, Steven Corman. Anticipating K Commerce E Commerce Knowledge Management and Organizational Communication. Interkulturellen und Wirtschaftskommunikation (2001).

  24. Steven Corman, M Poole. Anticipating K-Commerce E Commerce Knowledge Management and Organizational Communication. Management Communication Quarterly (2000).

  25. Steven Corman, M Poole. Perspectives on Organizational Communication Finding Common Ground (2000).

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Presentations

  1. Corman, S. R. Weapons of mass persuasion: A critique of the strategic communication paradigm.. NATO Joint Senior Psychological Operations Conference.. (Nov 2010).
  2. Corman, S. R. Constructing Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Applying Communication and Narrative Theories to Counter-Terrorism. National Communicaiton Association annual conference. (Nov 2010).
  3. Corman, S. R. Terrorism and New Media Roundtable. International Communication Association annual conference. (Jun 2010).
  4. Corman, S. R. Terrorism and New Media Roundtable. International Communication Association annual conference. (Jun 2010).
  5. Corman, S.R. The role of narrative in strategic communication. Third NATO Symposium on Global Terrorism and International Cooperation. (Mar 2010).
  6. Corman, S. R. Public Diplomacy as Narrative. International Studies Association annual conference. (Feb 2010).
  7. Corman, S. R. Terrorism and New Media Roundtable. International Studies Association annual conference. (Feb 2010).
  8. Corman, S. R. iDiplomats. iDiplomacy Symposium on Public Diplomacy. (Nov 2009).
  9. Corman, S. R. Innovations in Group Communication Theory: Dual-Level Connectionist Models. National Communicaiton Association. (Nov 2009).
  10. Corman, S. R. What narrative is.. USJFCOM/USSOCOM Irregular Warfare Development workshop. (Jun 2009).
  11. Corman, S. R. What Power Needs to be Smart. Warwick International Security Initiative Conference. (May 2009).
  12. Corman, S. R. US Strategic Communication Policy and a Model for the 21st Century. NATO Center of Excellence for Defense Against Terrorism, Ankara, Turkey. (May 2009).
  13. Corman, S. R. Promises and Challenges of Computerized Knowledge Management in a Best-Case Scenario. International Communication Association. (May 2009).
  14. Corman, S. R. Complex Systems and Terrorism: Responses to Terrorism from a Public Diplomacy Point of View. National Communication Association, San Diego, California. (Nov 2008).
  15. Corman, S. R. Government Contracts and Business Grants As Funding Sources. Organizational Communication Division Preconference, National Communication Association, San Diego,. (Nov 2008).
  16. Corman, S. R. Strategic Communicaiton and Violent Extremism. USJFCOM/USSOCOM Irregular Warfare Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism. (Jun 2008).
  17. Corman, S. R. Pragmatic Complexity and Strategic Communication. Exploring Military Dimensions in Countering Ideological Support for Terrorism, George C. Marshall Ce. (May 2008).
  18. Corman, S. R. Perspectives on Communication Technology and Organizing. International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada. (May 2008).
  19. Corman, S. R. Pragmatic Complexity and Resilient Strategic Communication. Asia Pacific Program for Senior National Security Officers, R. J. Rajarathnam School of Internationa. (Apr 2008).
  20. Corman, S. R. Engaging Conversation about Major Works in Organizational Communication. International Communication Association, San Francisco, California. (May 2007).
  21. Corman, S. R. Using Automated Text Analysis to Study Online Political Discourse.. International Communication Association, San Francisco, California. (May 2007).
  22. Corman, Steven Countering Ideological Support for Terrorism An Organizational Communication Perspective. (Nov 2006).
  23. Corman, Steven Weapons of Mass Persuasion Communicating against Terrorist Ideology. CIST Conference George C Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Oct 2006).
  24. Corman, Steven Communicating against Ideological Support for Terrorism. (Oct 2006).
  25. Corman, Steven, Dooley, K Using Text Analysis to Enhance the University Knowledge Network. International Communication Association. (Jun 2006).
  26. Corman, Steven Design of the Enron Interface. International Communication Association. (Jun 2006).
  27. Corman, Steven Organizational Communication at Enron E-mail from 151 Top Executives. (Jun 2006).
  28. Corman, Steven Public Diplomacy Messages Process Outcomes. Senior Conference XLIII United States Military Academy at West Point. (Jun 2006).
  29. Corman, Steven, Dooley, K, Parsons, J A Reality Show for Network Geeks Software factory and the Quest for the Ultimate Dataset. 25th International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference. (Feb 2005).
  30. Corman, Steven Putting the Communication in Organizational Communication. 17th Annual Organizational Communication Mini Conference. (Oct 2004).
  31. Corman, Steven Analyzing Text and Discourse Using Network Models. (Sep 2004).
  32. Corman, Steven, Gaertler, M, Wagner, D Geometric MST Custering of Text Network Collections. 24th International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference. (May 2004).
  33. Corman, Steven Analyzing Unstructured Text Using Network Methods. DFG Workshops University of Tuebingen University of Passau and University of Karlsruhe. (Apr 2003).
  34. Corman, Steven, Dooley, K Dynamic Patterns in Terrorism News Reuters Coverage of 9/11. Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems Conference CASOS 02. (Jun 2002).
  35. Corman, Steven Activity Networks and Terrorist Organizations. SAIC Project MacDuff DoD Sponsored Workshop. (Apr 2002).
  36. Corman, Steven Organizational Communication and Anti Terrorist Strategy. SAIC Project MacDuff DoD Sponsored Workshop. (Jan 2002).
  37. Corman, Steven Communication and E Business A Roundtable Discussion. Organizational Communication Division International Communication Association. (May 2001).
  38. Corman, Steven, Iverson, Joel, Zaug, Pamela, Kuhn, Timothy, Dooley, Kevin, McPhee, Robert Discourse Analysis of Organizational Knowing A Survey of Assumptions and Problems. (Nov 2000).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Bliss,Nadya T * , Ahn,Gail-Joon , Bliss,Daniel Wesley , Cooke,Nancy Jaworski , Corman,Steven Robert , Davulcu,Hasan , Dirks,Gary William , Finn,Edward Frederick , Finn,Edward Frederick , Liu,Huan , Lobo,Jose A , Maciejewski,Ross , Thies,Cameron G , Westerhoff,Paul , White,Dave Douglas , . The Foresight Initiative. DOD-NGA (6/1/2014 - 5/31/2019).
  2. Corman,Steven Robert * . Strategic Frames Analysis of NATO Ballistic Missile Defense and Changes in Public Opinion. Latvia (4/8/2014 - 6/30/2014).
  3. Corman,Steven Robert * . Strategic Frames Analysis of NATO Ballistic Missile Defense and Changes in Public Opinion. GERMAN MARSHALL FUND OF THE US (2/1/2014 - 5/26/2014).
  4. Corman,Steven Robert * . Competing Narrative Influences in the Philippines. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION (8/1/2012 - 12/31/2012).
  5. Corman,Steven Robert * Halverson,Jeffry . Assessing Violent Extremist Ideology in Tunisia. MITRE CORP (8/1/2012 - 9/30/2013).
  6. Corman,Steven Robert * Brewer Jr,Gene Cohen,Adam Roberto,Anthony Ruston,Scott W Trethewey,Angela . Toward Narrative Disruptors and Inductors: Mapping the Narrative Comprehension Network and its Persuasive Effects. DOI - NBC (6/27/2012 - 12/26/2013).
  7. Corman,Steven Robert * , Bernardi,Daniel Leonard , Bernardi,Daniel Leonard , Cheong,Pauline , Davulcu,Hasan , Davulcu,Hasan , Goodall,Harold Lloyd , Goodall,Harold Lloyd , Trethewey,Angela , . Identifying Terrorist Narratives and Counter-Narratives: Embedding Story Analysis in Expeditionary Unit. DOD-NAVY-ONR (4/1/2009 - 12/31/2014).
  8. Woodward,Mark Rhey * Woodward,Mark Rhey * Corman,Steven Robert Davulcu,Hasan Jacobson,David Taylor,Thomas J . Finding Allies for the War of Words: Mapping the Diffusion and Influence of Counter-Radical Muslim Discourse. DOD-NAVY-ONR (4/1/2009 - 5/31/2014).
  9. Corman,Steven Robert * Trethewey,Angela . Defending Against the Army of the future: Self-Organizing Groups. Rendon (7/29/2008 - 8/30/2009).
  10. Corman,Steven Robert * . Influence and Information Campaigns. Centra Tech., Inc. (3/1/2008 - 3/31/2008).
  11. Corman,Steven Robert * . Creating a Tool to Process MS Word Documents Containing Arabic Text. CMG Assoc, LLC (4/10/2006 - 10/31/2006).
  12. Corman,Steven Robert * Dooley,Kevin John . STTR: Phase II-Text Mining Under Storage Constraints. CRAWDAD TECH. (2/28/2005 - 6/27/2007).
  13. Corman,Steven Robert * Dooley,Kevin John . Molecular Imaging to ASU Software Factory. MOLECULAR IMAGE CORP (1/1/2004 - 5/15/2004).
  14. Dooley,Kevin John * Corman,Steven Robert . STTR: CENTERING RESONANCE ANALYSIS-A SUPERIOR APPROACH FOR MINING TEXTUAL DATA STREAMS. CRAWDAD TECH. (9/15/2003 - 6/30/2004).

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Service

  1. Undergraguate Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  2. Undergraguate Committee, Member (2006 - present)
  3. Hugh Downs School Cosortium for Strategic Communication, Director (2005 - present)
  4. Hugh Downs School Cosortium for Strategic Communication, Director (2005 - present)
  5. Enron Interface Project Organizational Communication Division International Communication Association National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Director (2005 - present)
  6. International Human Communication Research, Associate Editor (2003 - present)
  7. Western Journal of Communication Western States Communication Association, Editorial Board Member (2001 - present)
  8. Management Communication Quarterly, Editorial Board Member (2000 - present)
  9. International Communication Association Organizational Communication Division, Chair (2004 - 2006)
  10. Office of University Initiatives ASU Mind Mapping Project, Co Director (2005)
  11. Special Operations Working Group US Special Operations Command, Member (2004 - 2005)
  12. ASU Software Factory, Co Director (2002 - 2005)
  13. Interdisciplinary PhD in Communication Executive Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  14. Communication Monographs National Communication Association, Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2004)
  15. International Communication Association Organizational Communication Division, Vice Chair (2002 - 2004)
  16. International Human Communication Research, Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2003)
  17. National Human Communication Research, Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2003)
  18. Governor's E Government Hot Team Arizona Partnership for the New Economy, Member (2000 - 2001)
  19. ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, (2000)
  20. Kids Voting USA Arizona Legislature Arizona Secretary of State Arizona Dept of Commerce Arizona Dept of Revenue, Pro Bono Consulting (1993 - 2000)
  21. Communication Reports, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  22. Communication Research, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  23. Communication Review, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  24. Information Systems Research, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  25. Journal of Applied Communication Research, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  26. Management Communication Quarterly, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  27. Organization Science, Ad Hoc Reviewer

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