Profiles in "Media Studies" Expertise Area

  • Dan Gillmor, a journalist and author, is co-founder of the News Co/Lab ( at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where he is a professor of practice.
  • Dell’Anna has been teaching Italian at ASU since 2005. Her areas of teaching and research include teaching Italian language through literature, Italian mass media communication, and pedagogy in language teaching.
  • Fellner is a three-time Fulbright Scholar (Latvia, Moldova and Bulgaria) and four-time Fulbright Senior Specialist (North Macedonia, Indonesia, Lithuania and Latvia).
  • Sadowski-Smith works in border and migration studies. She has published "The New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States," "Border Fictions," and "Globalization on the Line."
  • Jurik's research and teaching interests address issues of gender, occupations, work-related technology, and work organizations.
  • Benkert is a historian of modern Germany working on the history and memory of both dictatorships on German soil.
  • Mark Scarp is a former newspaper reporter, editor, editorial writer and columnist who in recent years has worked in public relations and community relations in the Phoenix area.
  • Kristy Roschke is a media literacy scholar and educator. She is the managing director of the News Co/Lab, an initiative aimed at advancing media literacy via journalism, education and technology.
  • As a scholar, Weight is fascinated by the interface of religion with media, news, the social construction of reality, and other social institutions like the arts, politics, family, and education.