Colin Ackerman ('19)

Research Associate, Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (Chicago, IL)

Dissertation Title

Democratic Values in the 21st Century: Addressing our Transforming Society

Dissertation Chairs

Shu-Ling Berggreen & Rick Stevens


Diane Alters ('02)

Academic Communications Specialist, Colorado College (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Radia Amari ('12)

Research Analyst, IBISWorld Inc. (Los Angeles, California)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


Mark Andrejevic ('01)

Professor, Communication and Media Studies, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Ryan Bartlett ('19)

Media and Communications, Utah Department of Health (Salt Lake City, UT)

Dissertation Title

The Implications of Digital Technologies for the LDS Church and for Orthodox, Heterodox, and Post-Mormon Identity

Dissertation Chair

Stewart M. Hoover


Olga Baysha ('12)

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Media Communications, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) (Moscow, Russia)    

Disseration Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Christopher Bell ('09)

Assistant Professor, Communication Department (University of Colorado Colorado Springs)

Dissertation Chair
Elizabeth A. Skewes  


Mark Borchert ('97)

Associate Professor of Communications, Carson-Newman College (Jefferson City, Tenn.)  

Dissertation Chair
Willard D. Rowland Jr. 


Marco Briziarelli ('12)

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication & Journalism, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese        


Jared Bahir Browsh (’17)

Scholar in Residence, Department of Journalism, CMCI (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Claudia Bucciferro ('10)

Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey        
        

Gino Canella ('18)

Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Dissertation Title

Activist Media: Radical Filmmaking and Networked Social Movements

Dissertation Chair
Nabil Echchaibi


Kimberly Casteline ('13)

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies Department (Rose Hill Bronx, New York)

Dissertation Title
Media and Religion in the Ghanian Pentecostal Diaspora

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Mary Caton-Rosser ('06)

Associate Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Black Hills State University (Spearfish, South Dakota)

Dissertation Chair
Shu-Ling Berggreen


Joseph Champ ('01)

Associate Professor, Department of Technical Journalism, Colorado State University (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Lynn Clark ('98)

Professor, Media, Film & Journalism Studies; Director Estlow International Center for Journalism and New Media, University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Curtis Coats ('08)

Assistant Professor of English, Millsaps College (Jackson, Mississippi)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover

Dean Colby ('03)

Instructor, Program in Writing and Rhetoric and College of Media, Communication and Information, University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Title
What is the Digital Divide?

 

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Nancy Cornwell ('97)

Dean, Arts & Architecture, Montana State University (Bozeman, Montana)

 

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Chelsea Daggett ('17)

Lecturer, Department of Communication, Frostburg State University (Frostburg, MD)

Dissertation Title

What We Don’t Know: The Media Legacy of the Columbine Massacre and Present-Day Prevention

Dissertation Chair

Elizabeth A. Skewes


Wan-Wen Day ('99)

Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Institute of Telecommunications, National Chung Cheng University (Taiwan)

Dissertation Title
The Pathology of Modernity? Cultural Dialogue and Taiwan's Small-Scale Media

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


James DeFrank ('98)

Vice President, Communications and Government Relations, Pratt & Whitney (East Hartford, Connecticut)

Dissertation Chair
Willard D. Rowland Jr.


Christof Demont-Heinrich ('06)

Associate Professor, Mass Communications and Journalism Studies, University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Ashmi Desai (’18)

Postdoctoral Associate and Instructor, School of Education (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Sergio De Souza ('98)

Associate Professor of Social Communication (Journalism & Advertising), University Center of Brasilia, Brazil

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Cari Eastman ('08)

Independent Researcher and Writer (Phoenix, Arizona)

Dissertation Chair
Shu-Ling Berggreen


Brooke Edge ('15)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Monica Emerich ('06)

President, GroundWork Research (Lafayette, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Madeline Esch ('09)

Associate Professor, Department of English, Salve Regina University (Newport, Rhode Island)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Jan Fernback ('98)

Associate Professor, School of Communications, Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Mark Finney ('07)

Associate Professor, Mass Communication, Henry and Emory College (Emory, Virginia)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Brian Frederick ('07)

Executive Director of Sports Fan Coalition and Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgetown University (Washington DC)

Dissertation Chair
Elizabeth A. Skewes


Cinda Gillilan ('99)

Resident Program Manager, Rocky Mountain Communities; Lecturer, University of Colorado Boulder; Co-owner and Editor of Neon Rainbow Press.

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Courtney Goodheart ('16)

Dissertation Chairs
Janice Peck, Elizabeth Skewes


Edit Klara Gorogh ('02)

(Hungary)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Donald Heider ('97)

Dean, School of Communication, Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Leona Hood ('01)

Assistant Professor, Broadcast Journalism, School of Communication, Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Stewart M. Hoover


Megan Hurson (’16)

Instructor, Internship Director, Communication, University of Colorado Denver

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Patrick M. Johnson (’18)

Assistant Professor, Broadcasting & Journalism, Western Illinois University (Macomb, Illinois)

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Nadezhda Kaneva ('07)

Associate Professor, Mass Communication, University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover
 


Richard Khleif ('07)

Sr. Director of Communications, Oracle Corporation (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Jaime Kirtz ('19)

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Digital Democracies Group, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

Dissertation Title

Encoded Inequality: Hacking the Gender Bias in Technology

Dissertation Chair

Nabil Echchaibi


Kyle Kontour ('11)

Assistant Professor, Communication & Theatre, Montana State University (Billings, Montana)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Stewart M. Hoover


Christina LeFevre-Gonzalez ('13)

Senior Analyst in Marketing Research, E Source (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Robert Trager


Rachael Liberman ('13)

Lecturer, Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies, University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


John Lumpkin ('15)

Dissertation Title
News in the Shadow of War

Dissertation Chair
Hun Shik Kim


Katalin Lustiyik ('03)

Associate Professor, Television and Radio Department, Ithaca College (Ithaca, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Thomas McQuaide ('02)

Chair, Digital Filmmaking & Video Production Program, Art Institute of Houston (Houston, Texas)

Dissertation Chair
Willard D. Rowland Jr.


Colleen Mihal ('15)

Instructor, Communications, College of Marin (Kentfield, California)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Michelle Miles ('07)

Dissertation Chair
Polly McLean


Brice Nixon ('13)

Assistant Professor, English Literature and Communication, Chestnut Hill College (Philadelphia, PA)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Yuri Obata ('05)

Associate Professor Mass Communication, Indiana University-South Bend (South Bend, Indiana)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Ally Mead Ostrowski ('10)

Associate Director of Institutional Research, Excelsior College (Albany, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Michael McDevitt


Shannon O’Sullivan (’17)

Assistant Professor, Communication Arts, Salisbury University (Salisbury, MD)

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Cinzia Padovani ('99)

Associate Professor, College of Mass Communication & Media Arts, Radio-Television, Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


Jin Kyu Park ('06)

Associate Professor, Seoul Women's University (Korea)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Rob Peaslee ('07)

Associate Professor and Chair, Journalism & Creative Media Industries, Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas)    

Disseration Chair
Shu-Ling Berggreen


Kristin Peterson ('18)

Assistant Professor, Communication Department, Boston College

Dissertation Title

Voiceless Icons No More: The Self-Representations of Muslim American Lives in Digital Media

Dissertation Chair
Nabil Echchaibi


Ully Putri ('15)

Instructor, Media Studies Department, University of Colorado at Boulder

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover  


Shoba Rajgopal ('03)

Director of Gender/Asian Feminist Studies, Westfield State College (Westfield, Massachusatts)  

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey 


Magdelana Red ('12)

Instructor, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Title
Re-Interpreting Mexican Rock Music: Contemporary Youth, Politics, and the Mexican State  

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager        


Wendy Redal ('97)

Editorial Director at Natural Habitat Adventures, Freelance Journalist (Boulder, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Willard D. Rowland Jr.

        

James Redmond ('93)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Journalism, University of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Ildik Rézmûves ('06)

Director of Marketing and Communications, ICST (Hungary)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


Caitlin Ring ('13)

Assistant Professor, Communication/Journalism, Seattle University (Seattle, Washington)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Tyler Rollins ('16)

Research Analyst, American River College (Sacramento, CA)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Geoffrey Rubinstein ('98)

Director, Independent Learning Program, Continuing Education, University of Colorado Boulder

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


Anna-Maria Russo-Lemor ('03)

Project Manager at tp21 GmbH Research (Saarbrucken, Germany)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Joseph Russomanno ('93)

Associate Professor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)

 

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Donghyup Ryu ('12)

 

Dissertation Chair
Shu-Ling Berggreen


Jiyoon Ryu ('17)

Instructor, Department of Communications, Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea)

Dissertation Title

Korean Therapeutic Culture and Reconstruction of Housewife Subjectivities

 

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Todd Schack ('06)

Associate Professor, School of Communications, Ithaca College (Ithaca, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Timothy Schoechle ('04)

Independent Information Technology and Services Professional (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Rebecca Self ('99)

Director of Program Development & E, TNM Coaching (Ticino, Switzerland)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


David Shaw ('98)

Freelance Market Researcher (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Shannon Sindorf ('14)

Lecturer, Department of Communication, University of Colorado, Denver; Instructor, Media Studies Department, University of Colorado at Boulder

Dissertation Chair
Rick Stevens


Noah Springer ('15)

Dissertation Chair
Kathleen Ryan


Samuel Smith ('99)

Dissertation Chair
Willard D. Rowland Jr.


Greg Stene ('97)

Owner, mindthwack Inc. (Portland, Oregon)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Jennifer Stone Gonzalez ('93)

Writer, Teacher and Owner of EarthSurf (Grand Isle, Vermont)

Dissertation Chair
Michael Tracey


Rianne Subijanto ('16)

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, City University of New York Baruch College (New York City, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Anne Meredith Sugar (’16)

Assistant Professor of Mass Communication Emory & Henry College (Emory, Virginia)

Dissertation Chair

Polly Bugros McLean


Tamara Swenson ('09)

Director, Center for International Affairs, Professor, Dept. of English & International Studies, Osaka Jogakuin University (Japan)

Dissertation Chair
Shu-Ling Berggreen


Helga Tawil-Souri ('05)

Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication; Director of the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York University (New York City, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Joseph Terry ('13)

Lecturer, Department of Communication, University of New Hampshire (Durham, New Hampshire)

Dissertation Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Benjamin Thevenin

Assistant Professor of Media Arts, Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


W. Bradley Thompson III ('97)

Associate Professor and Department Chair Department of Mass Communication, Linfield College (McMinnville, Oregon)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Peter Vassiliev ('98)

Producer, NTV Television Network (Russia)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Michael Tracey


Shalini Venturelli ('95)

Director, Global Public Media Research Project and Associate Professor of International Service, American University (Washington, DC)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Zala Volcic ('03)

Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Faculty Chair
Andrew Calabrese


Carson Wagner ('02)

Assistant Professor, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University (Athens, Ohio)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Michael Tracey


Douglas Wagner ('99)

Publishing Consultant (Lafayette, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
​​
Stewart M. Hoover


Denice Walker ('10)

Legislative Aide, Colorado State House of Representatives (Denver, CO)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


David Wallace ('11)

Assistant Professor, Communications, U of South Carolina Upstate (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

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Dissertation Title
The Way We See It: Massive Resistance, Southern Myth, and Media Suppression

Dissertation Chair
Polly McLean


Scott Webber ('03)

Consumer Research Associates (Denver, Colorado)

Dissertation Chair
Stewart M. Hoover


Dennis Wilkins ('96)

Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Bonaventure University (St. Bonaventure, New York)

Dissertation Chair
Robert Trager


Dinah Zeiger ('07)

Assistant Professor (retired), School of Journalism and Mass Media, University of Idaho (Moscow, Idaho)

Dissertation Chair
Janice Peck


Liang Zheng ('11)

Researcher, Xinjiang University (Urumqi, China)

Dissertation Title
Media and Minkaohan Uyghurs: Representation, Reaction, and Resistance in a Post-911 Context

Dissertation Chair
Marguerite Moritz