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Dr. Nick Bowman

Dr. Nick Bowman

Nick Bowman (PhD, Michigan State University) is an Associate Professor of Journalism and Creative Media Industries at Texas Tech University, USA. Dr. Bowman has published over 80 manuscripts focused on the uses and effects of media technologies. His current research focuses on the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social demands of interactive media such as video games and virtual reality, published in his most recent edited volume, "Video games: A medium that demands our attention" (Routledge, 2018). He is the incoming editor of Journal of Media Psychology and recent completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan. 

Dr. Scott Stroud

Dr. Scott R. Stroud is an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Program Director of Media Ethics for the Center for Media Engagement, where he directs the Media Ethics Initiative. Dr. Stroud specializes in the intersection between philosophy and rhetoric, as well as communication and media ethics. He is the author of the academic books, John Dewey and the Artful Life and Kant and the Promise of Rhetoric, and co-author of the textbook, A Practical Guide to Ethics: Living and Leading with Integrity.  

 

Dr. Katerina Tsetsura

Katerina Tsetsura, Ph.D. is Gaylord Family Professor of Public Relations and Strategic Communication at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma in the USA. Dr. Tsetsura is internationally known for her work in global public relations and media transparency. She is the author of over 80 peer-reviewed publications and more than 100 conference papers in global public relations, ethics, media transparency, social construction of public relations, women in the field of strategic communication, and public diplomacy. Tsetsura is a co-author (with Dr. Dean Kruckeberg) of a book, Transparency, Public Relations, and the mass Media: Combating the Hidden Influences in News Coverage Worldwide (published by Taylor & Francis in 2017)   and co-editor of Russian Strategic Communications: Public Relations and Advertising (Taylor & Francis, 2021).

Link to Dr. Tsetsura’s bio on the OU page: https://www.ou.edu/gaylord/people/faculty/katerina_tsetsura

Dr. David Westerman

David Westerman (Ph.D., 2007, Michigan State University) is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at North Dakota State University. His research and scholarly interests focus on how people communicate through and with technology, as well as ways to conduct social scientific research more competently. His research has been published in journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, and CyberPsychnology, Behavior, and Social Networking. He is also a coauthor of the book Introduction to Mediated Communication: Social Media and Beyond.  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=iSdri30AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Dr. David Westerman