Faculty by Unit

Faculty at The Media School include award-winning professionals with years of practical experience in their fields, as well as those renowned for their outstanding research work.

Cinema & Media Studies
Using a variety of critical, theoretical, historical and aesthetic perspectives, Cinema and Media Studies explores a broad and diverse range of media products, industries, technologies and practices, from film and television through games and social media.
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Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies, and Department of Comparative Literature
812-855-7935
African Cinema Nollywood Globalization and Film Intersections of Print and Electronic Media Postcolonial Artistic and Intellectual Traditions Cultural Theory Writing
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Assistant Professor, Cinema and Media Studies & Department of History
race and media film history journalism history visual culture print culture African American cinema
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Associate Professor
global media studies public/urban screens video & media arts media geographies media infrastructures cinema & media co-production/production Japanese and Chinese language screen media Inter-Asian screen media cinema & media theory and criticism digital humanities
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Assistant Professor
media access disability digital media cultural studies celebrity media activism civic media
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Associate Professor
between documentary and the avant-garde Afrosurrealism African American Cinema Experimental Film Josephine Baker
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Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow
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Professor of Cinema and Media Studies
video game history and preservation design culture and history history and philosophy of technology cultural studies of technology cultural and contemporary history life history of objects and material culture
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Associate Professor
812-855-1548
Film Theory and History taste politics horror cinema European art cinema film subcultures the avant-garde
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Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies, Director of the Center for Documentary Research and Practice
812 856-0405
Documentary film and nation-building Soviet Cinema
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Professor, Cinema and Media Studies & Director, Black Film Center/Archive
812 855-7631
Diasporic and emigre cinematic formations Latin, African, and Caribbean postcolonial cinemas Transnational migration Documentary practice
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Assistant Professor, Cinema and Media Studies
Film Studies Sound and Cinema LGBTQ Studies Independent Cinema Underground Film Sexuality Studies Gender Studies Exhibtion Studies
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Provost Professor and Chair, Cinema and Media Studies
812 8555721
film history film genre Hollywood exhibition non-theatrical cinema
Communication Science
Communication Science employs empirical research methods in an effort to understand and to some extent control the human media environment as well as the cultural media legal system in which it is embedded.
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Professor
812-856-5690
public policy deregulation network neutrality governance structures complexity theory international comparative analysis communications infrastructure law and economics
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Associate Professor; Director of the National Sports Journalism Center
812-855-3367
sports sports broadcasting sports writing sports journalism social media sports production
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Associate Professor
812-855-9935
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Professor and Chair
812-855-1621
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Assistant Professor
social media marginalized identities interpersonal communication digital divide HCI social support health & well-being
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Associate Dean
812-856-1466
Gender and Media Media Psychology Emotions and Media Democracy and Media Informed Citizenship Election Campaigns Media Images Media and Social Class
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Distinguished Professor
812 855 5824
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Associate Professor
Media Framing Health Communication Visual Communication
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Associate Professor
812-855-7720
media violence relational aggression body image concerns gender
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Assistant Professor
812-856-7380
Emotions and Media Health/Science/Environmental Communication Entertainment Psychology Computer-Mediated Communication Human-Computer Interaction
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Associate Professor
812 856 2575
Sex in the Media Social and Psychological Effects of Pornography Evolutionary Psychology Emprically Testing the Assumptions Underlying First Amendment Law and Policy Sexual Socialization
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Senior Lecturer
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Associate Professor, Director--Institute for Communication Research
812-856-2546
Audio Music Psychophysiology Social Neuroscience Emotion Media Industries Advertising Radio Biometrics
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Professor
812-855-0954
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Associate Professor
812-856-2552
moral psychology race and media media violence cognitive science
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Associate Professor
812-855-3254
media use health communication socialization psychology
Journalism
Journalism’s academic and professional faculty engage in innovative research and creative projects in news, public relations, advertising, law and ethics, history, diversity, digital and global media and other related topics.
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Assistant Professor of Public Relations
812-856-1935
Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation Management Political Communication Public Relations
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Professor of Practice
812-855-8657
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Assistant professor of science and environmental communication
journalism practice environmental communication climate change non-profit communications social media
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Lecturer
812-856-1915
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Associate Professor
812-856-1371
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Associate Professor, Director Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies
812-855-5420
Media law First Amendment confidential news sources anonymous speakers media ethics press freedom
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Professor of Practice in journalism
727-744-5571
narrative journalism reporting writing and editing storytelling extreme prematurity
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Riley Endowed Chair in Journalism, Professor of Practice
727-744-7648
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Assistant Professor
812-856-2780
Public Relations Strategic Communication Public Engagement Not-for-Profit Communication Employee Engagement Internal/Employee Communication Public Trust/Distrust of Organizations
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Associate Professor of Journalism and Director of Undergraduate Studies in The Media School
(812) 855-1708
Photojournalism Ethics
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Assistant Professor
812-855-0851
journalism history journalism practice media law
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Senior lecturer
812 855-1699
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Senior Lecturer
812-856-1088
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Associate professor
8128553466
Media and public opinion
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Professor
812.856.4151
Public access to government-held information; Intellectual property "orphan works"; Privacy "blind donors"
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Adjunct Associate Professor of Journalism and Executive Director, Radio/TV Services
812-855-8000
Media Management; Public Broadcasting; Editing
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Associate Professor & Director of the Honors Program
812-855-1255
public diplomacy international communication media & society political communication
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Professor of Practice
812-856-2781
Journalism Practice Foreign Correspondence Media ethics Strategic communication Crisis communication Representations of Religion Belarus Northern Ireland Peace Process Russia Scottish Independence Movement Ukraine
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Professor & Chair of Journalism
812-855-8569
Gender and Media Cultural Studies South Asia Qualitative Research
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Assistant Professor
812-855-2755
Political Entertainment Political Communication News Parody Perceptions of News Media Satire
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Visiting Lecturer
812-856-9847
Broadcast news Ethics in television news
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Assistant Professor
Sports Media Sports Media Effects Gender and Sports
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Director, High School Journalism Institute; Senior Lecturer
812-855-9822
Scholastic Journalism; Media Ethics; Media Literacy
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Senior Lecturer
812-856-2828
Integrated marketing communication advertising ethics public relations ethics
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Associate Professor
812-855-0078
Public Relations Strategic Communication Organizational Communication Management Social Media Strategies Public Diplomacy
Media Arts & Production
MAP is the Media School's production unit; our students make games, documentaries, films, and interactive media.
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Lecturer
812-856-9003
data visualization javascript web development creative coding
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Professor
812-856-5981
Games Technology Society
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Lecturer
812-855-1338
game design system design aesthetics of games
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Senior Lecturer
812-855-1798
generative music sound design for games & narrative media VR audio sound art sonification
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Senior Lecturer
812 856 4789
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Senior Lecturer
812-332-1005
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Senior Lecturer
812-855-2217
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Professor of Practice
game design systems thinking artificial intelligence cognitive computing virtual worlds
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Lecturer
407-687-7723
lighting game art texture modeling video