The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies

The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies

Online ISBN: 9781444361506

DOI: 10.1002/9781444361506

Editors & Contributors

General Editor

Angharad N. Valdivia is a Research Professor of Communications and Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. She is also the head of the Media and Cinema Studies Department, Interim Director of the Institute of Communications Research, previous Editor-in-chief of Communication Theory, and Senior Fulbright Specialist. Her research and teaching focus on transnational popular culture studies, with special attention to issues of gender and ethnicity. She has published extensively on issues of transnational Latina studies, exploring the tension between agency and structure in media production and consumption.

Volume Editors

Volume I: Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies
John Nerone, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Volume II: Media Production
Vicki Mayer, Tulane University

Volume III: Content and Representation
Sharon R. Mazzarella, James Madison University

Volume IV: Audience and Interpretation in Media Studies
Radhika Parameswaran, Indiana University

Volume V: Media Effects/Media Psychology
Erica Scharrer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Volume VI: Media Studies Futures
Kelly Gates, University of California, San Diego

Volume VII: Research Methods in Media Studies
Fabienne Darling-Wolf, Temple University


The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies is contributed to by over 230 leading and emerging scholars from across the globe. Notes on Contributors from each volume are available for the Volume Information page, which can be accessed via the menu on the left.