Heidi Campbell
Visiting Lecturer
Past Visiting Lecturers

Heidi Campbell is Associate Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University where she teaches in Telecommunications and Media Studies. Campbell’s teaching and research centers on the social shaping of technology, rhetoric of new media, and themes related to the intersection of media, religion and culture, with a special interest in the internet and digital, mobile culture.  She is also affiliate faculty in Religious Studies and director of the Network for New Media, Religion and Digital Culture Studies. She has written over 60 articles and book chapters on religion and new media. Her key works include Exploring Religious Community Online: We are one in the network (Peter Lang, 2005), When Religion Meets New Media (Routledge, 2010), and Digital Religion: Understanding Religious Practice in New Media Worlds (Routledge, 2013). Her current research explores how bounded communities domesticate the internet in light of their core beliefs and the relationship between religious digital creatives and established, offline religious authorities.