University of Washington (UW) Professor of Communication and Adjunct Professor of Political Science Patricia Moy became associate vice provost for academic and student affairs on Aug. 1. The half-time appointment will see Moy planning, coordinating, and evaluating the University of Washington’s academic programs.
Moy will also serve as the University’s accreditation liaison officer and also assist in issues of state higher education. Moy will be working with Communications Professor Gerald Baldasty, who holds the position of senior vice provost for academic and student affairs. Moy will spend the other half of her time with the Department of Communications.
Currently editor of the flagship journal Public Opinion Quarterly and editor-in-chief of Oxford Bibliographies: Communication, Moy sits on the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and the World Association for Public Opinion Research.
She is a former president of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research. She sits on the editorial board of leading journals in the field, including Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, and Political Communication. (end)