Graduate Students

David Conrad is a working journalist, journalism educator and researcher, and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication. His dissertation, Misguided...
Zane Griffin Talley Cooper's research lies primarily in the history, maintenance, and sustainability of digital communication infrastructures. He is particularly interested in the geopolitical,...
Jasmine Norkunas Erdener is a doctoral candidate in the Annenberg School for Communication, specializing in gender and identity, digital media studies, and activism. She graduated with high honors...
Kecheng FANG (方可成) is a doctoral candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include political communication and journalism, mainly in the...
Elisabetta Ferrari is interested in the relationship between social movements, protest, and digital technologies; she researches the ways in which activists think about technology and its role in...
Sean Fischer comes to the Annenberg School for Communication with an interdisciplinary background that he hopes to continue to put to use. Broadly, his past work has belonged to Cultural Studies and...
Eric Forbush is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. He specializes in...
Megan Genovese is interested in media texts as they reflect and construct social identities and cultural norms and in the dialogue between industry creators and audiences. Her current focus is on...
Katerina Girginova studies global media events and audiences. For her dissertation, she explores how different audiences engage with the Olympic Games, the world's biggest media event, via social and...

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