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Claudia Janssen Danyi, Ph.D.

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Office: 1820 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-2016 (messages)
Email: cijanssen@eiu.edu
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Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

CMN 1310
CMN 2920
CMN 3960
CMN 4920
CMN 5720

Education

Ph.D., Purdue University, Brian Lamb School of Communication, 2011

M.A., Technical University Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Germany, 2006

Speakers Bureau

For more information, please visit the Speakers Bureau Webpage.

Publications

Journal Articles

Fähnrich, B., Janssen Danyi, C.I. & Nothhaft, H. (2015). The German plagiarism crisis: Defending and explaining the workings of scholarship on the front stage. Journal of Communication Management, 19(1), pg. 20-38.

Janssen, C. I. (2013). Corporate historical responsibility (CHR). Addressing a past of forced labor at Volkswagen. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41(1), pg. 64-83. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00909882.2012.731698#preview

Janssen, C.I. (2012). Addressing corporate ties to slavery: Corporate apologia in a discourse of reconciliation. Communication Studies, 63(1), pg. 18-35. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10510974.2011.627974

Jensen, R. E., Doss, E., Janssen, C. I., & Bower, S. (2010). Theorizing the transcendent persona: Amelia Earhart's vision in The Fun of It. Communication Theory 20(1), pg. 1-20. 
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2885.2009.01353.x/abstract

Book Chapters

Janssen Danyi, C.I. (2015). Kommunikationsmanagement (Communication Management). In: R. Stober & N. Orthmann (Eds.). Compliance: Handbuch für die öffentliche Verwaltung. Kohlhammer: Stuttgart.

Janssen Danyi, C. (2014). Kommunikative Herausforderungen an die Sicherheitswirtschaft. Legitimierung, Reputation und Krisenkommunikation. (Communicative challenges for the security industry: Legitimation, reputation and crisis communication). R. Stober  (ed.). Jahrbuch der Sicherheitswirtschaft 2013. Hamburg, Verlag Dr. Kovacs.

Fähnrich, B. & Janssen, C.I. (2013). Kommunikative Herausforderungen in der akademischen Weiterbildung (Communicative challenges in professional education). In E. Cendon, R. Grassl, A. Pellert (Eds.): Vom Lehren zum lebenslangen Lernen: Formate Akademischer Weiterbildung (135-146). Münster, Waxmann Verlag


From research to practice (articles in PR trade journals)

Janssen, C.I. (2013). ‘Es tut uns leid‘ - Unternehmensentschuldigungen in der Krisenkommunikation (We are sorry: Corporate apologies in crisis communication). Pressesprecher, 7, p. 48-49.
 
Janssen, C.I. (2013). A journey to justice. Confronting a dark corporate past presents ethical and public relations dilemmas to communicators. Communication Director, 2, pg. 64-67.

Conference Presentations

Janssen Danyi, C.I. & Jenne, A. (2014, November). Resisiting corporate apologia: Understanding Gruenenthal’s failed mea culpa to the victims of thalidomide. Competitively selected paper  presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association (NCA), Chicago.
 
Fähnrich, B., Janssen, C.I., & Nothhaft, H. (2013, October). The German plagiarism crisis: Defending and explaining the workings of scholarship on the front stage. *Top 3 paper presented at the annual convention of the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA), Barcelona, Spain.
 
Yeyha, N., Chaudri, V., & Janssen, C.I. (2013, September). (Re)conceptualizing the role of the individual: Making sense of citizenship identity(s). Competitively selected paper presented at the 2. CSR Conference, Copenhagen, Dänemark.
 
Janssen, C.I. (2013, June). Activist struggles for reparations: Does litigation undermine the potential of reconciliation? Invited paper presented at the annual convention of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Dublin, Ireland.
 
Janssen, C.I. (2013, June). Toward a CSR approach to crisis communication. Competitively selected paper presented at the ICA Preconference “Dialogue and stakeholder engagement:  CSR Communication,” London, United Kingdom.
 
Janssen, C.I. (2013, June). Revisiting corporate apology in crisis communication. A matter of dialogue, negotiation, and relationship restoration. Competitively selected paper presented at the ICA Preconference “Dialogue and stakeholder engagement: Challenging public relations and organizational communication research, practice and impact,” Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
 
Janssen, C.I. (2013, March). Kommunikative Herausforderungen an Unternehmen in der Sicherheitswirtschaft (Communicative challenges for the security sector). Opening talk delivered at the FORSI Sicherheitswirtschaftstag at the Free University Berlin. 
 
Janssen, C.I. (2012, November). Toward a social knowledge approach to the rhetorical crisis situation. Invited paper presented at the conference „Rhetoric and Crisis Communication“ Crisis Communication Research Center, Örebrö University, Schweden.

Janssen, C.I. (2012, March). Public relations and history: The strategic use of USPS’s past within present discourses about its default. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH.