Social Justice Journalism; American Struggles: Immigration and Mass Incarceration (Honors); International Journalism; Opinion Writing; Journalism Ethics; Newswriting and Reporting; Intro to Journalism.
Senior Lecturer II
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
S441 Integrative Learning Center | 413-545-5926
Razvan "Raz" Sibii holds a Ph.D. and Master's in Communication from UMass Amherst, as well as a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Communication from the American University in Bulgaria. His scholarly, pedagogical and journalistic interests focus on issues of language, identity construction, immigration and mass incarceration. He has worked as a full-time print reporter in his native Romania, and is currently a columnist for the Daily Hampshire Gazette (Western Mass.) writing about the "wicked problems" of immigration and mass incarceration, and a contributor to Romania's largest daily newspaper, Libertatea, writing about all things American. Winner of the 2022 SBS College Outstanding Teaching Award, and two-time finalist for the University Distinguished Teaching Award.
Syllabus for Journ 290J: Journalism in Jail
Syllabus for Journ 460: Journalism Ethics
Syllabus for Journ 497J: Social Justice Journalism: Immigration
Syllabus for Journ 410: Social Justice Journalism: Whiteness