Jessalynn Keller

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Media and Film · University of Calgary

Expert in girls'/youth media, digital cultures, contemporary feminisms, & celebrity

Girls' media cultures Celebrity Culture Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods and Analysis Digital Media Feminisms and Gender Studies

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Peter Krapp

Professor, Film & Media Studies · UC Irvine

Expertise in: Secret communications & cryptologic history; cultural memory and media history; history of computing & simulations

Media History Cultural Memory Aesthetic Communication Cryptologic History Secret Communications

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies

Áine O'Healy

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Italian, and Chair of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Italian Cinema Transnational Film Studies Italian Cultural Studies

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

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

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

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cultural Studies Feminist Theory Latina Literature Feminist Discourse Critical Theory

Liat Ayalon, Ph.D.

Professor · Bar Ilan University

I am a clinical psychologist and a Professor at Bar Ilan University.

Combating Ageism Formal and Informal Care for Older Adults Mental Health Health Policy Research Mental Health Service Use and Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults

Melita Garza

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Melita Garza’s areas of expertise include journalism history, diversity, businesses and economic news and literary journalism.

Media Literacy Fake News Journalism History Literary Journalism Diversity

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

James Vivian, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Health practices and health literacy in ethnic groups and underserved groups; study of liability scales as they relate to criminal behavior

Introductory and Advanced Statistics Advanced Spss Power Analysis The Analysis of Moderation and Mediation Structural Equation Modeling

Daniel Freedland

Senior Lecturer of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Senior Lecturer specializing in Marketing Communication, Political Communication, Argumentation & Debate and Visual Communication.

Argumentation and Debate Political Communication Marketing Graphic Communication Media Studies

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Lawrence Wenner

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

Professor of Communication Studies

Film and Television Production Communication and Ethics Media Studies

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

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

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

School Food Options Nutrition food insecurity Nutrition in Food Programs

Matthew Dewey

Clinical Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Clinical Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Media

Communication Studies Journalism and Media Studies

Shana Poplack

Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair (I) in Linguistics · University of Ottawa

Sociolinguist specializing in vernacular speech, with a focus on bilingual and minority contexts

Language Ideology Language Prescription African American Vernacular English French in Canada Language Contact

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema