Director, Center for Strategic Communication
Research & Scholarship
ˇ Current research priorities:
Erdös Number: 4 (Erdös > Dieter Kratsch > Dorothea Wagner > Ulrik Brandes > Steve Corman)
Academic Year 2012-2013
On Research Assignment
ˇ International Communication Association. Past Chair, Organizational Communication Division.
ˇ Editorial Board, Management Communication Quarterly
ˇ Editorial Board, Progress in Communication Science
Recent and/or Forthcoming Publications
Corman, S. R. (Ed.)(2013). Narrating the Exit from Afghanistan. Tempe, AZ: Center for Strategic Communication.
Halverson, J. R., Furlow, R. B. & Corman, S. R. (2012, July). How Islamist Extremists Quote the Quran (2012, July). Report No. 1202, Center for Strategic Communication, Arizona State University.
Lundry, C., Corman, S.R., Furlow, R. B., & Errickson, K. W. (2012). Cooking the books: Strategic inflation of casualty reports by extremists in the Afghanistan conflict. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 35(5), 368-381.
Goodall, H. L., Cheong, P. H., Fleischer, K., & Corman, S. R. (2012). Rhetorical charms: The promise and pitfalls of humor and ridicule as strategies to counter extremist narratives. Perspectives on Terrorism, 6(1), 70-79.
Corman, S. R. (2012). Understanding sociocultural systems through a narrative lens. In L. Brooks, B. Strong, M. Zbylut & L. Roan (Eds.), A Sociocultural Systems Primer for the Military Thinker: Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Approaches. Leavenworth, KS: Army Research Insitutute.
Corman, S.R. (2011). Understanding the role of narrative in extremist strategic communication. In L. Fenstermacher and S. Canna (Eds.), Countering violent extremism: Scientific Methods & Strategies (pp. 36-43). Dayton, OH: Air Force Research Laboratory.
Halverson, J., Goodall, H. L.,Jr., & Corman, S. C. (2011). Master Narratives of Islamist Extremism. Palgrave/Macmillan. Expected publication date 12/2010.
Corman, S. R. & Dooley, K. J. (2011). Problems and promises of managing explicit knowledge: The ideal case of university research. In H. Canary and R. McPhee (Eds.), Communication and Organizational Knowledge: Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice. Routledge. Expected publication date 8/2010.
Corman, S. R. & Dooley, K.J. (2009). Strategic communication on a rugged landscape: Principles for finding the right message. Strategic Communications for Combating Terrorism (Center of Excellence for Defense Against Terrorism), 101-114.
Trethewey, A., Corman, S.R., & Goodall, H.L. (2009). Out of their heads and into their conversation: Countering Extremist Ideology. Report No. 0902, Consortium for Strategic Communication, Arizona State University.
Corman, S. R., Trethewey, A., & Goodall, H. L., Jr. (Eds.) (2008). Weapons of Mass Persuasion: Strategic Communication in the Struggle Against Violent Extremism. New York: Peter Lang.
Corman, S. R. (2008). Complex systems problems in the War of Ideas. Perspectives on Terrorism, 2(3), 6-8.
Corman, S. R. (2008). Structuration Theory. International Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.