Harness, Delaney

Seeking Ph.D. in Organizational Comm & Technology

Email: dharness@utexas.edu
B.A. Degree: Publication Relations, University of Oklahoma
M.A. Degree: Strategic Communication, Purdue University
Advisor: Shiv Ganesh
Research Interest: Interorganizatonal Networks, Human Rights, Transparency, and Sustainability

Delaney G Harness CV.docx

Harness, D. Paradigms and paradoxes: Beyond the extant approaches to transparency 
Paper presented at the November 2020 NCA Conference Indianapolis, IN
Top student paper in Organizational Communication

Harness, D. Fetishizing transparency in the camera obscura: A Marxist critique of transparency in communicative capitalism. Paper presented at the November 2020 NCA Conference Indianapolis, IN

Harness, DSome assembly required: Towards an Assemblage of Networks of Collective Action. 
Paper presented at the November 2020 NCA Conference Indianapolis, IN

Ganesh, S., Harness, D., Stohl, C. Visibility agents: Organizing transparency in the digital era.
Paper presented at May 2020 ICA Conference Gold Coast, Australia. 
Top Paper in Organizational Communication

Harness, D. Curating capital in the attention economy: Partnership as a branding strategy for NGOs and organizing. Paper presented at May 2020 ICA Conference Gold Coast, Australia

Harness, D. & Miller, K. After the smoke clears: Framing problem definitions spaces in the gun debate. Paper presented at November 2019 NCA Conference Baltimore, MD

Harness, D., Santillana, M., Miller, K. Fighting for their lives: Networking and connective action after school shootings. Paper presented at November 2019 NCA Conference Baltimore, MD

Harness, D. A Habermasian perspective of religion in the public sphere: The papal address as an agent of change for environmental rights. Paper presented at November 2019 NCA Conference Baltimore, MD

Harness, D. Sensemaking and survival: Communicative approaches to school shootings.  Paper presented at November 2019 NCA Conference Baltimore, MD

Harness, D. Consensus and contentious: Revisiting nuances in issue ownership. Paper presented at May 2019 Political Communication ICA Preconference, George Washington University, Washington D.C

Harness, D. Networking non-governmental actors: Promoting human rights through identity in discursive structures. Paper presented  at May 2019 ICA Conference, Washington D.C.

Harness, D. Research or service: Considering engaged scholarship as a means to work-life balance. Panel presented at May 2019 ICA Conference, Washington D.C.

Harness, D. To urge or demand: Promoting NGO agency through organizational identity in discursive structures. Paper presented at Nov. 2018 NCA Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

Harness D. Socially networked: Testing social impact theory in Trump’s social media. Paper presented at Nov. 2018 NCA Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

Harness, D. The fight for equality in the #MeToo movement: Issues of piety in American and French Feminism.  Paper presented at Nov. 2018 NCA Conference, Salt Lake City, UT

Harness, D.  It’s all fake news: A grounded theory approach to fake news and the individual. Paper presented at Aug. 2018 American Political Science Association Political Communication Preconference, Shorenstein Center, Harvard University,  Boston, MA

Blake, C. & Harness, D. Privacy is…: A metaphorical analysis of 10 years of tech-policy debates. Paper presented at Nov. 2017 NCA , Dallas, TX

Harness, D. & Scacco, J.M. The Twitter president: Ubiquitous appeals for presidential communication. Paper presented at May 2017 C-SPAN Conference, West Lafayette, IN

Browning, R.X. & Harness, D., Policy entrepreneurship and innovation: The case of U.S. telecommunications policy in the 1970s. Paper presented at April 2017 Midwest Political Science Association


Harness, D. Fixing Flint, Michigan: A continuation of the environmental justice framework. Paper presented at Nov 2016 NCA Pre-Conference: Flint Water Crisis, Philadelphia, PA

Harness, D (In press). NGO journalism for social change: Emerging dichotomies in journalism practices and norms . In Giuiliana Sorce (Eds.) NGO communication for social change. Routledge. 

Harness, D. (2020) Book Review Essay: Portrayals of Agency in Communication.  Communication Theory. 

Scacco, J.M., Coe, K., & Harness, D. (2018) From Interactions to incitement: Donald Trump, Twitter, and the ubiquitous presidency. In B.R. Warner, D.G. Bystrom, M.S. McKinney, & M.C. Banwart (Eds.). An unprecedented election: Campaign coverage, communication, and citizens divided (pp.296-316).New York: Praeger.

Harness, D & Scacco, J.M. (2018). Donald Trump meets the ubiquitous presidency.  In R.X. Browning (Ed.) The Year in C-SPAN Archives Research—Volume 4 (pp.145-172). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

2017-2021 Moody College Fellowship
2017-2018 University of Texas Graduate School Fellowship
2017 Finalist, Purdue Harlan Teaching Award
2016-2017 C-SPAN Graduate Fellowship
2015-2017 Purdue University Fellowship
2013-2014 University of Oklahoma Paschell Recognition and Scholarship