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Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian

Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian (Ph.D., Penn State University, 2004) is Presidential Impact Fellow, Professor of Communication, Affiliated Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, and Director of the Difficult Dialogues on Campus Race Relations at Texas A&M University. She has served as Associate Dean for Climate & Inclusion, Faculty Fellow for the Center for Teaching Excellence, Co-Founder of Media Rise (a nonprofit for meaningful media), Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, and as a Visiting Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and the National University of Singapore. 


Ramasubramanian's scholarship addresses pressing contemporary global issues relating to media, diversity, and social justice.  She is most widely recognized for her pioneering work on critical media effects, media literacy, difficult dialogues, inclusive communication, and prejudice reduction, with over 50 publications on these topics in leading national and international outlets. She has designed and implemented numerous interactive workshops and provided expert guidance on topics such as implicit bias training, organizational well-being,  and inclusive communication for several organizations. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Communication Research and serves on the editorial board of eight journals. A TEDx speaker, she has delivered several keynotes and invited talks in the U.S., U.K, Singapore, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, India, and China. Her work is featured in popular news outlets such as the Huffington Post, National Public Radio, Dallas Morning News, and India Today.


Ramasubramanian has received numerous awards including the NAMLE Outstanding Media Literacy Researcher Award, the Liberal Arts Cornerstone Faculty Fellowship 2018-2022 for scholarly excellence, and was recently named Presidential Impact Fellow for "rising to meet the challenges of their field and demonstrating impact towards creating a better world." Her commitment to teaching excellence has been recognized with the Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellowship, Service Learning Faculty Fellowship, and Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award in 2017 and 2019. Her demonstrated diversity leadership and community engagement has been recognized with the Liberal Arts Achievements in Climate & Inclusion Award (for extraordinary and superlative dedication to climate and inclusion), NCA Mass Comm Division Service Award, ACE Award for Women’s Progress (for promoting policies for advancement of women scholars), and the Outstanding Diversity Team Award. 

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