Grad Directory

PhD Student
Interests:

Design, political theory, identity, aesthetics, technology

Interests:

His broad research interests are performance studies, ethnography and autoethnography, theorised ekphrasis of media imagery, narratology, film studies, framing, agenda-setting, media-effects and fake-news in digital and other media spaces.  

PhD ABD
Interests:

Television, media industries, cultural production, LGBTQ, transgender

PhD Student
Interests:

Media literacy education; science and technology studies (STS); critical edtech studies

PhD Candidate
Interests:

gender/sexuality studies, fat studies, disability studies, discourse analysis, feminist, queer and crip theory, performance and embodiment 

PhD Student
Interests:

 Kashmir, HCI, Big tech, Misinformation, Censorship and Surveillance. 

Interests:

Film, media, culture, and theater studies.

PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate
Interests:

Feminist studies, performance studies, U.S imperialism, body/sex work, activism, and criticial pedagogy. 

PhD Student
Interests:

Fan studies, popular culture, music industry, television, subcultures, social media, nationalism

PhD Student
Interests:

Mis/disinformation flow, social media, political communication, computational social science  

PhD Student
Interests:

Film studies with an emphasis on allegorical, fantastic narratives and folklore tales; philosophy of communication and feminist studies.

PhD Candidate
Interests:

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

Interests:

Fan studies, digital media, material fan culture, monster theory, gender/sexuality studies

PhD Student
Interests:

Sound studies, platform studies, science and technology studies, philosophy of communication

PhD Candidate
Interests:

political discourse and rhetoric; political media events; pragma-dialectics; pragmatics; ethnomethodology, speech codes.

PhD ABD
Interests:

human consciousness, human communication, environmental communication,  intercutlural cultural communication, mediation, human values, intersectionality, critical feminist theories.

PhD ABD
Interests:

History of technology, media archaeology, philosophy of communication

PhD Student
Interests:

Social media cultures, identity, femininity, promotional culture

PhD ABD
Interests:

Media production, film studies, critical pedagogy, visual communication, software studies, critical media literacy

PhD Candidate
Interests:

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

Interests:

Audience research, global digital media studies, influencer culturesculture, digital aesthetics, social media and everyday life, critical theory.

PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate
PhD Student
Interests:

consumer culture and anti-consumerism; audience studies; digital culture and popular culture; gender and sexuality

PhD Student
Interests:

Children, adolescent and media, media literacy, popular culture