305 Machmer Hall
On Leave Spring 2013
My research interests include political economy, postcolonial theory, cultural economy and global media governance. My work has been published in journals such as Economic and Political Weekly, The International Journal of Communication, Media, Culture and Society, Social Semiotics, Television and New Media among others. I have co-authored Race, Empire and the Crisis of the Subprime (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), Media Policy and Globalization (Edinburgh University Press, 2006 and Palgrave, 2007) and am the Co-Editor of Global Communication: Toward a Transcultural Political Economy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008)
PhD, University of Wisconsin in Madison
Undergraduate: Media, Culture and Empire; Media, Power and Governnance; Media and the Global City; Comparative New Media Policy; and Media and Politics in the Global South. Graduate: Media, Markets and Modernity; Cultures of Neoliberalism; Communication and Media Theory; and Media and Democracy in South Asia.
Race, Empire and the Crisis of the Subprime, Special Issue of American Quarterly, Co-Editor Denise Ferreria da Silva, 64 (3). http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/american_quarterly/toc/aq.64.3.html
"Entrepreneurial Justice: The New Spirit of Capitalism in Emergent India," Co-Author, Sreela Sarkar. Popular Communication: International Journal of Media and Culture, Special Issue on Geopoltiics. January, 2013.
"Media Pluralism Redux: Towards New Comparative Frameworks 'Beyond the West'," Co-Author, Srirupa Roy, Political Communication. (In Press, 2013)
"Communications and the Crisis." Co-author, Dan Schiller. International Journal of Communication (June, 2010). http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/798
"Global Media Policy under the Long Shadow of Empire," co-author, Amin Alhassan, (2009). Global Media and Policy Handbook, Robin Mansell and Marc Raboy (eds.) Blackwell. (In Press)
"Governance Without Politics: Civil Society, Development and the Postcolonial State." International Journal of Communication1: 1-22. (2007) http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/viewFile/20/41
Political Economy of Global Communication: Towards a Transcultural Perspective, Co-editor Yuezhi Zhao (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008). Intro chapter and order form at: http://www.rowmanlittlefield.com/Chapters/Index.shtml?SKU=0742540456&Site=rowmanlittlefield&Title=Global%20Communications&FileType=PDF&thepassedurl=[thepassedurl]
Media Policy and Globalization, Co-Author: Katharine Sarikakis (Edinburgh University Press, 2006 and Palgrave, 2007).
"Telecommunications, Development and the State: A Post-Colonial Critique" Media,Culture and Society, 26(2): 227-249. (2004)
Works in Progress: I am currently involved in a SSRC-funded project on ICTs, Social Mobilization and Accountability: Inter-Asian Perspectives. I am also working on two book projects currently, one that focuses on the history of digital inclusion and inequality in the global South and a second edited volume on media and global justice.