Daniel J. O’Keefe
Department of Communication Studies
Northwestern University


Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award, Health Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2020.

Innovation in Method Award, Mass Communication Division, International Communication Association, 2019.

Fellow, International Communication Association (elected 2018).

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, Northwestern University, 2016-2019 (university-wide award, three-year term appointment).

Plenary speaker, biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2014.

Galbut Outstanding Faculty Award, School of Communication, Northwestern University (for undergraduate teaching; student-nominated), 2010.

Article of the Year Award, Health Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2008.

Distinguished Scholar Award, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association, 2005.

Best Article Award, International Communication Association, 2004.

Distinguished Research Award, International Society for the Study of Argumentation, 2002.

John E. Hunter Meta-Analysis Award, Division 1, International Communication Association, 2000.

University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999.

Lambda Pi Eta Teaching Award (from UIUC chapter of national disciplinary undergraduate honors association, for undergraduate teaching), 1995.

Keynote speaker, Third International Conference on Argumentation, International Society for the Study of Argumentation, 1994.

Charles H. Woolbert Research Award, National Communication Association, 1986.

Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, National Communication Association, 1982.

Named to University of Illinois “Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students,” 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.

Outstanding Young Teacher Award, Central States Communication Association, 1978.

Daniel Rohrer Memorial Research Award, American Forensic Association, 1977.

University of Illinois Graduate Fellowship, 1972-1974.

Edmund J. James Scholar (undergraduate honors program), University of Illinois, 1968-1972.

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