Pepperdine Journal of Communication Research


Editor-in-Chief: Meghan Doyle, Pepperdine University
Previous Editor-in-Chief: Catherine Dapello, Pepperdine University
The Pepperdine Journal of Communication Research seeks to pursue truth and academic excellence in the field of communication by recognizing outstanding student scholarship that explores interpersonal, organizational, rhetoric and leadership, and intercultural communication. Through rigorous peer-review, the Journal strives to contribute to ongoing discussions in communication studies by publishing student papers that investigate a variety of contemporary topics and issues.

Current Volume: Volume 4 (2016)

Front Matter



The Real Miss America Campaign
Kristen Causey, Katherine Meringolo, Olivia Okoro, Lisa Yoon, and Madison Zeinart