Our faculty produce works of the highest scholarly merit that illuminate the role of communication in contemporary social issues. We routinely publish books with top university and commercial presses, place articles in leading national and international journals, earn grants from federal and state funders, and receive awards for our scholarship and creative works. Awards include:

2017 CLAS Research Excellence Award, CU Denver College of Liberal arts and Sciences (Dr. Amy Hasinoff)

2017 Dissertation of the Year Award, LGBTQ Division of the National Communication Association, (Dr. Mia Fischer)

2016 Article of the Year Award, African American Communication and Culture Award, AACC Division of the National Communication Association (Dr. Alfred Martin)

2016 Diamond Anniversary Book Award, National Communication Association (Dr. Amy Hasinoff)

2014 CU President's Teaching Scholar; a lifetime appointment (Dr. Lisa Keränen)

2014  CLAS Award for Service Excellence and the 2014 CU Denver Award for Service Excellence (Dr. Stephen Hartnett)

2013 CU System Elizabeth Gee Award (Dr. Brenda Allen)

2013 Kohrs-Campbell Prize in Rhetorical Criticism, Michigan State University Press (Dr. Stephen Hartnett)

2012 Donald W. Ehninger Award in Rhetorical Studies, National Communication Association (Dr. Sonja K. Foss)

2012 CLAS Research Excellence Award, CU Denver College of Liberal arts and Sciences (Dr. Stephen Hartnett)

2011 Golden Monograph Award, National Communication Association (Dr. Stephen Hartnett)

2011 Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award in Public Address, Public Address Division of the National Communication Association (Dr. Lisa Keranen)

2011 Carroll C. Arnold Lecturer, National Communication Association (Dr. Brenda J. Allen)

2011 Paul Boase Prize, Ohio University (Dr. Brenda J. Allen)

2011 Distinguished Scholar Award, Western States Communication Association (Dr. Sonja K. Foss)

2010 Karl R. Wallace Memorial Research Award, National Communication Association (Dr. Lisa Keranen)