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Andrea Braithwaite, PhD

Senior Lecturer
  • Feminist media studies
  • Game studies
  • Gender studies
  • Popular culture studies
  • Television studies


Aziz Douai, PhD

Associate Professor
  • ICTs and development (ICT4D)
  • Middle Eastearn and North African media and culture
  • Mass media and minorities
  • International communication
  • Social and political impact of new media


Gary Genosko, PhD

  • Hacker, phreak and geek subcultures
  • Cultural studies and criticism
  • Social and political theory
  • Techno and info cultures
  • Alternative methodologies


Sharon Lauricella, PhD

Associate Professor
  • Mobile ICTs in higher education
  • Meditation and prayer in communication
  • Food communication
  • Non-violent communication
  • Peace and conflict studies


Tanner Mirrlees, PhD

Program Director and Assistant Professor
  • Global media studies
  • Political economy of communication
  • Politics of popular entertainment (TV, films and video games)
  • Digital media studies
  • Propaganda and public diplomacy


Isabel Pedersen, PhD

Associate Professor
  • Wearable media studies
  • Mobile media studies
  • Transhumanism and posthumanism studies
  • Discourse of science and technology studies
  • Visual communication


Teresa Pierce, PhD

Associate Professor
  • Computer-mediated communication studies
  • Feminist studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Activism studies
  • Rhetorical analysis
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