Members

Faculty

Guobin Yang, Director
digital media, political communication, global communication, social movements, cultural sociology, China

social media, protests, mobilization, online social networks, information diffusion, automated text analysis

advocacy journalism, border crossings, transnational news organizations

social movements, protest, media experiences, mediated citizenship, media memories
anne.kaun@sh.se

information inequalities, technological distributions of power

Luis Moreno-Caballud
social movements, cultural hierarchy and democratization, revolts against neoliberalism, peer-to-peer media

mluis@sas.upenn.edu

history and political economy of media institutions, media activism, media policy

digital media, mass communication, learning sciences, learning technology

new media and society, online activism, health communication

Graduate Students

Omar Al-Ghazzi
global communication, journalism, collective memory, media activism
oalghazzi@asc.upenn.edu

technology, political discourse, news consumption, civic engagement
dberman@asc.upenn.edu

Lyndsey Beutin
race, representation, violence, memory, media, visual culture
lbeutin@asc.upenn.edu

Rosemary Clark
feminism, gender, media, social movements, representation
rclark@asc.upenn.edu

Jasmine Erdener
gender, identity, digital media, activism
jerdener@asc.upenn.edu

Kecheng Fang
media, politics, China
kfang@asc.upenn.edu

social movements, collective action, digital technologies

Nicholas Gilewicz
journalism, collective memory, digital media
ngilewicz@asc.upenn.edu

Ashley Gorham
technology, democracy, hacktivism, democratic theory
agorham@sas.upenn.edu

Leslie Jones
race, gender, digital media representations, digital inequality
lesjones@sas.upenn.edu

identity, representation, power, race, gender, activism, feminism, digital media
kornpublic@comcast.net

Tim Libert
digital media, privacy, information flows, digital rights
tlibert@asc.upenn.edu

James Losey
global internet, collective action, rule of law, citizenship

Ran Liu
civil society development, social movements, NGOs, internet censorship, social network analysis
ranliu@sas.upenn.edu

Debora Lui
education, social media, museums
dlui@asc.upenn.edu

Sonita Moss
social movements, cultural production, urban inequality
sonitam@sas.upenn.edu

Jonathan Pace
mass media, social movements, globalization, critical theory

Pawel Popiel
media industries, media policy, media activism

Steven Schrag
digital culture, critical theory, sound studies, game studies
sschrag@asc.upenn.edu

Alexandra Sastre
bodies, digital media, feminist theory, queer theory, critical race theory, postcolonial theory
asastre@asc.upenn.edu

micro-sociology, social theory, conflict, mixed research methods, sociolinguistics
dsorge@sas.upenn.edu

digital media, human rights, embodiment, power, resistance
rstonecipher@asc.upenn.edu

Başak Taraktaş
digital media, human rights, embodiment, power, resistance
basakt@sas.upenn.edu