Grad Directory

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Alhayek’s scholarship is broadly centered around themes of displacement, activism, gender, and new media technologies with interests in popular culture, critical cultural studies and the role of media in promoting social change and justice

PhD Student
Interests:

Design, political theory, identity, aesthetics, technology

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Digital media, globalization, social movements, audience studies, immigration

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Television, media industries, cultural production, LGBTQ, transgender

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Documentary production, screenwriting, film

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Social Interaction and Identity

PhD Student
Interests:

Film, Documentaries, Military occupation, ICT, Kashmir

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Cultural discourse analysis, Native American/Indigenous communication and culture, ethnography of communication, intercultural communication, political discourse, and political media 

Interests:

Film, media, culture, and theater studies.

Interests:

Social media, beauty, race, gender, YouTube, mixed methods

PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate
Interests:

Storytelling, migration, gender, survival, solidarity, and critical pedagogy

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Sexual cultural production and labor; the social construction of gender & sexuality; consumer culture; and the intersection of intimacy, commerce, & technology.

Interests:

Media studies, fan studies, monster theory, gender/sexuality studies

 

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Political discourse and rhetoric; political media events; pragma-dialectics; pragmatics; ethnomethodology.

PhD Student
Interests:

Digital culture, critical and cultural theory, white supremacist discourse, gender

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Media production, critical pedagogy, software studies, critical media literacy

PhD Candidate
Interests:

silent cinema, horror films, German Expressionist film, avant-garde/experimental film

PhD Student
Interests:

Storytelling, (Southeast) Asian American Studies, Performance Studies, U.S. Empire, Narrative, Queer & Women of Color Feminisms

PhD Candidate
Interests:

Media effects, media psychology, entertainment theory, sports and media audiences

PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate
PhD Student
Interests:

Children, adolescent and media, media literacy, popular culture