Faculty News

  • Media Studies alumna wins National Business Book Award

    November 20, 2020: Andrea Benoit, PhD'14 (Media Studies), was announced as the winner of the 2020 National Business Book Award for her 2019 publication VIVA MAC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MAC Cosmetics.

  • Grad accustomed to juggling 'five balls, on fire, at the same time'

    Western News Class of 2020 Feature, October 19: Kat Brown-Blake enjoyed a good, 15-year run as a lawyer in Florida. It was solid work, challenging work. But something was missing: a sense of bigger purpose.

  • Platforms, Populisms, Pandemics and Riots

    Professor Nick Dyer-Witheford and Media Studies PhD student Alessandra Mularoni examine the convergence of digital capitalism, populist politics, the coronavirus crisis and rebellions in the streets, worldwide, with their newly launched PPPR website.

  • FIMS students recognized by the Global Undergraduate Awards

    Undergraduate students Sophia Belyk (SASAH/MIT) and Maya Kelly (BA'20, MPI) received Highly Commended designations for research papers originally written for MIT courses. Belyk and Kelly will be formally recognized in November at the UA Global Summit.