Graduate Employees

Nermine Aboulez

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-3604
Office: 210 Allen Hall

Hadil Abuhmaid

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall

Songyi Ahn

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: journalism studies, digital journalism, news industry, social media, media trust

Robert Apiyo

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Ronja Behrends

Doctoral Student
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Production Studies, Creative Labor, Political Economy of Film

Nahla Bendefaa

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Isaac Bisilki

Doctoral Student
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Office: 312 Allen Hall

Indroneil Bir Biswas

Doctoral Student
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Office: 210 Allen Hall

Sandra Boone

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Public Relations, Strategic Communication, Equity & Power, Ethical Storytelling

Dalton Bouzek

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Research Interests: Ethics, Political Communications

Ben Bunquin

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Science communication, Political communication, Computational communication, Media effects

Grant Burgess

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Shane Burrell

Graduate Employee
PhD Student in Game Studies
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Virtual Reality, Identity, Embodiment, Latino studies, Cultural Studies, Mixed-Methods

Önder Can

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Teresa Caprioglio

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 210 Allen Hall

Kisa Clark

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Cassie Cole

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Suenia De Azevedo

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Charlotte Deering

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Megan Denneny

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone: 541-346-6304
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Christena Dowsett

Graduate Teaching Fellow
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Tabitha Fairchild

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall

Ivy Fofie

Doctoral Student
Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 210 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Journalism, critical and cultural media studies, women, gender and sexuality studies.

Giovanni Francischelli

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Affiliated Departments: Cinema Studies Program
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Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: documentary, cinema, digital media, mass media, political economy of communicatons

Laura Gattis

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Climate Change, Communication, Politicized News Sources, Global Warming, Media Studies

John Guzman

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-3264
Office: 312 Allen Hall

Jack Hart

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Game Studies, Queer Studies, Parasocial Relationships, Independent Games

Emilee Jackson

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 210 Allen Hall

Paul Koomson

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Bibo Lin

Doctoral Candidate
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Journalism, Global Media, Cultural Studies, Emotions and Feelings

Sam Lorenzo

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Research Assistant
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Journalism, SOJC-Media Studies PhD, SOJC-Public Relations
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Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Media Effects, Social Media, TikTok, Social Psychology, Conspiracy Theories, Emerging Consumers, Millennials, Generation Z

Emmanuel Maduneme

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Solutions journalism, Media effect, African media

Nii (Arica) Mahliaire

Doctoral Student
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 210 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Public Relations, Health Messaging, Censorship

Dennis Major

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Television Studies, Representations of Media Institutions in Fiction

Beatriz Mira

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 210 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Environmental communication, Science communication, Latin American studies, Photography, Media & Behavior

Nishat Parvez

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Emilie Pons

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Erica Pulley

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Rachel Quick

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 126 Franklin Bldg.

Waseq Rahman

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
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Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Rajeev Ravisankar

Doctoral Student
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Collin Robinson

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: Allen 210
Research Interests: Popular Music, Hip Hop and Rap, Marginalized Media Representation

Keya Saxena

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Communication for Development, International Development & Gender, New Media Technologies for Social Change

Matthew Schroder

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 144 Franklin Bldg.

Faria A. Shaikh

Doctoral Student
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone: 541-346-3861
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Persuasion, Media Psychology, Advertising, Consumer Behavior, Strategic Communication, Health Communication

Stephen Ssenkaaba

Doctoral Student
Phone: 541-346-3604
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: African folklore/story telling, digital media, journalism

Christopher St. Louis

Doctoral Student
Phone:
Office: 126 Franklin Building
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Internet histories, mobile media, media genealogy, history of Japanese media technologies

Courtney Tabor

Doctoral Candidate
Affiliated Departments: Political Science
Phone:
Office: 210 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Political communication, media studies, media effects

Andy Wilson

Doctoral Student
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Game studies, critical/cultural studies, gender & identity, social media studies

Travis Wilson

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Shuo Xu

Graduate Employee
Affiliated Departments: SOJC-Media Studies PhD
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
Research Interests: Media censorship, propaganda, journalism ethics, digital media, visual politics

Nishtha Yadav

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: civic engagement, social justice, political communication, global media, social media, media coverage, digital culture, digital activism

Stella Zhang

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Phone:
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene

Tingyu Zou

Doctoral Student
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Office: 126 Franklin Bldg.