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  School of Communication and Information 2021-2023 Faculty and Administration Department of Journalism and Media Studies  

Department of Journalism and Media Studies

Chair: Amy Jordan

Melissa Aronczyk, Associate Professor; B.Mus., Grad.Dipl., Montreal; Ph.D., New York
-Critical promotional culture and promotional media; nationalism/national identity; globalization; politics and media; sociology of culture

Neal Bennett, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice; B.A., Rowan; ED.M., Rutgers
-Digital media production and filmmaking

Jack Bratich, Professor; B.A., Truman State; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
-Popular culture; social and political theory; media and democracy; technology and society

Mary D'Ambrosio, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice; B.S., Syracuse; M.Sc., London School of Economics and Political Science
-Global and international journalism; multimedia storytelling; media innovation

Lauren Feldman, Associate Professor; B.A., Duke; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
-Media and politics; public opinion; partisan media; the intersection of entertainment and politics; climate change communication

Juan González, Professor of Professional Practice; B.A., Columbia
-Journalism; mass media history; communications policy; history of Latinos in the U.S.; race and labor relations; role of dissident movements in promoting social change

David Greenberg, Professor; B.A., Yale; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia
-American political and cultural history; politics and media

Amy B. Jordan, Professor; B.A., Muhlenberg; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
-Media effects; medial and health outcomes; children and media

Susan Keith, Associate Professor; B.A., Montevallo; M.A., South Florida; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
-Traditional and new media journalistic practice; media ethics; mass communication laws

Chenjerai Kumanyika, Assistant Professor; B.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
-Popular culture; media studies; cultural politics; new media; social movements; cultural industries; international communication; music

Deepa Kumar, Professor; B.A., Bangalore (India); M.A., Ph.D., Pittsburgh
-Critical media studies; globalization; class; gender; imperialism; war; Middle East; Islam and Orientalism

Dafna Lemish,Distinguished Professor; B.A., Tel Aviv; M.A., Hebrew; Ph.D., Ohio State
-Children and media; gender representations and identity construction; media literacy; qualitative methodologies; feminist theory

Regina Marchi, Associate Professor; B.A., Bates College; M.A., San Francisco State; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
-Race, class, gender and media; social movements and news; community media; Latino popular culture

Steven Miller, Professor of Professional Practice; Director of Undergraduate Studies; B.A., M.A., Rutgers
-Popular culture; media studies; cultural politics; new media; social movements; cultural industries; international communication; music

John V. Pavlik, Professor; B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota
-Journalism technology and new media technologies; Spanish-language media; journalism and media ethics

Caitlin Petre, Assistant Professor; B.A., Wesleyan; M.A., Ph.D., New York
-Social processes of digital datasets and algorithms; digital and audience analytics

Khadijah White, Associate Professor; B.A., Swarthmore; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania
-Politics and identity; culture and communication; gender, discourse, and social movements in media; racial rhetoric; policy; media panics; rumors

Todd Wolfson, Associate Professor; B.A., Duke; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
-Role of new information/communication technologies in global social movements

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