Ph.D. – Annenberg School for Communication, 2012M.A., Communication – Annenberg School for Communication, 2008B.A., Self-designed major: Social Justice – Swarthmore College, 2004
Khadijah White is a producer, scholar and videographer, currently working as a doctoral student and Fontaine Scholar in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is also pursuing a certificate in Africana Studies. Previously she worked as a journalist at NOW on PBS and served as a White House intern on the Obama administration’s Broadcast Media team. In 2007 the National Association of Black Journalists and United Nations awarded her a reporting fellowship to Senegal, where she was fortunate to interview President Abdoulaye Wade and other dignitaries. Her body of research has concentrated on examining the ways in which race, gender, and sexual identity impact political rhetoric, symbolism, intergroup/intragroup identity construction, media panics, and rumors.
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