Dr. Srividya Ramasubramanian
Dr. Srividya "Srivi" Ramasubramanian is Presidential Impact Fellow and Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University, Director of the Difficult Dialogues Project, Affiliated Faculty of Women's & Gender Studies, and Executive Director of Media Rise (a nonprofit for meaningful media). She has served as Associate Dean for Climate & Inclusion, Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellow, Post-Doctoral Fellow at 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 serves on nine editorial boards of leading Communication journals, and is past chair of the NCA Mass Comm Division, and has served in several positions at both ICA and NCA. An award-winning teacher and mentor, Ramasubramanian has founded/co-founded several initiatives such as the Difficult Dialogues Project, Communicating Diversity Student Conference, First-Gen Freshmen Mentoring Program (FIG), and the Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop Series. Srivi is an accomplished musician, poet, artist, and certified yoga teacher.