Dr. Sanjay Asthana

Professor

Dr. Sanjay Asthana
615-898-5274
Room 264, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University Minnesota, Minneapolis (2003)
  • M.Phi., University of Hyderabad (1993)
  • B.S., Osmania University (1985)

Areas of Expertise

Media Studies and Cultural Studies Postcolonial Studies Visual Communication International and Global Communication

Biography

Sanjay Asthana, Professor in Journalism, earned his Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2003 from the University of Minnesota. He also holds an MPhil degree in Philosophy and an MA degree in Communication from the University of Hyderabad in India. Dr. Asthana teaches courses in visual communication, globalization, communication technologies, media and cultural studies. He worked as a radio broadcaster at the All India Radio (state-regulated network) in India, where he scripted and p...

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Sanjay Asthana, Professor in Journalism, earned his Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2003 from the University of Minnesota. He also holds an MPhil degree in Philosophy and an MA degree in Communication from the University of Hyderabad in India. Dr. Asthana teaches courses in visual communication, globalization, communication technologies, media and cultural studies. He worked as a radio broadcaster at the All India Radio (state-regulated network) in India, where he scripted and produced current affairs programs and numerous documentaries on social and political themes. Dr. Asthana?s major research areas include media globalization, youth media, cultural and postcolonial studies. His research appeared in New Media & Society, the Journal of Communication Inquiry, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Media, Culture & Society, International Journal of Cultural Studies, and essays in several other journals and books. Dr. Asthana is the author of Palestinian Youth Media and the Pedagogies of Estrangement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016); Youth Media Imaginaries from Around the World (Peter Lang, 2012); Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media (UNESCO, 2006); and a co-author of the report, Media Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines (UNESCO, 2013).

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