Stetson University

Jelena Petrovic

Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies

Jelena Petrovic, is an assistant professor of communication and media studies. Her research centers on online news media and their relevance for the representation of national imaginaries; their mediating influence on identity politics across diverse and international contexts; and the discursive tensions between media structures and audiences' need to participate in institutional meaning making. Her teaching experience includes interdisciplinary, co-taught Freshman Learning Community courses as well as courses in media history, media criticism, visual communication, nonverbal communication, public speaking and quantitative research methods. She possesses global media expertise through her research as well as journalism experience through working for newspapers in both Serbia and the United States.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico
  • M.A., Wichita State University

Course Topics

  • Intercultural Communication
  • New Media and Privacy
  • Mass Media Theory

Research Interests

  • Online news media and their relevance for the representation and constitution of national identities
  • Discursive tensions between media structures and audiences' need to participate in institutional production of knowledge

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