University of Southern California

USC Professor Receives Career Productivity Award
Peter Monge Holds Dual Appointments at Marshall and Annenberg
June 1, 2012 • by News at Marshall

Peter Monge, a professor of management and organization at the USC Marshall School of Business and a professor of communication at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, was recently recognized with the 2012 Steven H. Chaffee Career Productivity Award from the International Communication Association.

The Chaffee Career Productivity Award favors research that is original, asks conceptually rich questions and offers empirically sound evidence. The committee noted that Monge’s "work is original and has explored new concepts, terrains, and applications of communication networks in the field — including organizational communication, information systems, new technologies, and mass media."

Monge studies communication and knowledge networks, ecological theories and organizational change processes. In 2008 he also received the Distinguished Article Award in Communication and Social Cognition and in 2009 he received the Dennis Gouran Research Award for the Best Published Article in Group Communication. Eight of his doctoral advisees have won dissertation of the year awards.

Monge is the author or co-author of Reasoning with Statistics (2001) and Theories of Communication Networks (2003), and has published more than 50 articles in top journals He is also the director of the Annenberg Networks Network, a research center focused on communication network theory and research and associated faculty with the Center for Effective Organizations at Marshall.

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