Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History

Adria Goldman

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Goldman is an expert in the intersectionality of race, gender, culture and its connection to communication and media.

Mass Media Popular Culture Rhetoric Communication Research Public Relations

Janni Aragon

Director, Technology Integrated Learning and Interim Director Technology & Society Program · University of Victoria

Janni Aragon has taught courses on American Politics, Political Theory, Gender and Politics, Feminist Theory, and Women's Studies.

Gender and Leadership Gender and Higher Education Cogressional Elections Women and Social Media Teaching and Social Media

A. Joan Saab

Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies · University of Rochester

Joan Saab is a Professor of Art History

Cultural Studies Modern Architecture Cultural History Visual and Cultural Studies Politics of Space

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom

Krystyn Moon

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Moon is an expert in U.S. immigration history, popular culture, race and ethnic studies, foodways, gender and sexuality, & consumerism.

Consumerism Foodways Popular Culture U.S. Immigration History Race and Ethnic Studies

Daniel Berkal

Partner; SVP Innovation · The Palmerston Group

Award winning Ethnographer. Global Speaker. Enveloped in the Cultural Zeitgeist.

Social Media Ethnography Popular Culture Trends Market Research

Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Kylo-Patrick Hart

Chair of Film, Television, and Digital Media and Professor Film, Television and Digital Media · Texas Christian University

Kylo-Patrick R. Hart teaches courses in film and television history, theory and criticism; film screenwriting; and queer media studies.

Stardom Popular Culture International Cinemas Masculinity and Sexual Orientation in Film and Entertainment Media Representations of HIV/AIDS

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia

Roxanne Banuelos

Senior Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Human Relations intercultural Relations Creative Writing Research Methodology Gender Communication Theories and Practices

Leanna Giancarlo

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Leanna Giancarlo is a Professor of Chemistry and commentator on the portrayal of science in media and popular culture.

STEM Education Science Education Science and Popular Culture Chemistry

Dexter Gabriel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dexter Gabriel's research interests include the history of slavery, resistance, and freedom in the Black Atlantic.

Black Atlantic Slavery Slavery in Popular Culture Abolition and Emancipation

Michele Hammers

Associate Dean and Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Dean and Professor of Communication Studies

Feminist Media Studies Qualitative Research Methods Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Social Movements Rhetorical Criticism

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

Gordon Coonfield, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Gordon Coonfield, PhD, has expertise in visual communication, popular culture, philosophy of technology, and new media.

Popular Culture and Cultural Studies New Media Race and media Gender and Media Visual Communication

Andrew Ledbetter

Professor, Communication Studies · Texas Christian University

Andrew Ledbetter investigates how people use communication technology to maintain close ties with friends, family, and romantic partners.

Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (Structural Equation Modeling, Confirmatory Factor Analysis) Relational Maintenance Interpersonal Communication How Attitudes Toward Technology Shape its Use Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Using Technology