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In press and 2021

101. Ramasubramanian, S., Riewestahl, E., & Landmark, S. (accepted for publication) The Trauma-informed Equity-minded Asset-based Model (TEAM): The six R’s for social justice-oriented educators; Journal of Media Literacy Education.

100. Mihailidis, P., Ramasubramanian, S., Tully, M., Foster. B., Riewestahl, E. & Johnson, P. (accepted for publication). Do media literacies approach equity & justice? Journal of Media Literacy Education

99. Ramasubramanian, S. & Sousa, A. (in press). Communication scholar-activism:  Conceptualizing key dimensions and practices based on interviews with Communication scholar-activists.  Journal of Applied Communication Research.

98. Ramasubramanian, S. (in press). Mindfulness/Meditation. International Encyclopedia of Health Communication. Wiley Press.  ResearchGate

97. Ramasubramanian, S. & Riewestahl, E. (in press).  Trauma-informed approaches. International Encyclopedia of Health Communication. Wiley Press.

96. Ramasubramanian, S & Ramirez, A. (in press). Community-based art interventions, migrant health inequalities, and COVID-19 coping. In Migrant Health and COVID-19: Communicative and Outbreak Inequalities,” Edited by Satveer Kaur-Gill and Mohan Dutta. Palgrave-MacMillan. 

95. Ramasubramanian, S., Ramirez, A. & Riewestahl, E. (in press). Race and ethnic stereotyping. Oxford Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, & Communication.

94. Ramasubramanian, S. & Robinson, T. (in press) Health and racism. Encyclopedia of Health Humanities. Palgrave Publishers.

93. Ramasubramanian, S. & Riewestahl, E., (in press). Trauma and health. Encyclopedia of Health Humanities. Palgrave Publishers.

92. Scharrer, E. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2021). Quantitative research methods in communication: The power of numbers for social justice. Routledge: New York.  Order here

91. Sarwatay, D., Raman, U., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2021). Media literacy, social connectedness, and digital citizenship in India: Mapping stakeholders on how parents and young people navigate a social world, Frontiers in Human Dynamics.  3(9). doi:10.3389/fhumd.2021.601239 Direct Link

90. Quintero-Johnson, J., Tang, L, & Saleem, M., Ramasubramanian, S., & Riewestahl, E. (2021). Media Use During COVID-19: An Investigation of Negative Effects on the Mental Health of Asian versus White Americans. Frontiers in Communication.  Direct Link   ResearchGate


89. Ramasubramanian, S. & Banjo, O. (2020). Critical media effects framework: Bridging critical cultural communication and media effects through power, intersectionality, context, and agency. Journal of Communication, 70(3), 379–400, doi:  Direct Link  ResearchGate

88. Ramasubramanian, S., Durham, A. & Cruz, J. (2020). Quarantined Across Borders. Journal of Applied Communication Research (Online Publication Communication Intervention), Volume 1.

87. Sastry. S. & Ramasubramanian. S. (2020). The Subcontinent Speaks: Intercultural Communication Perspectives from/on South Asia; Special issue of Journal of International & Intercultural Communication. Volume 13, Issue 2.

86. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Quarantined Across Borders (collection of 80+ essays from/about 30+ countries). Media Rise. Available at

85. Sastry. S. & Ramasubramanian. S. (2020). The Subcontinent Speaks: Intercultural Communication Perspectives from/on South Asia. Special issue of Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, 13:2, 93-97, DOI: 10.1080/17513057.2020.1745440 Direct Link   ResearchGate

84. Ramasubramanian, S., Durham, A., & Cruz, J. (2020). Quarantined across borders: Theorizing embodied transnationalism, precarious citizenship, and resilience for collective healing. Journal of Applied Communication Research Online Publication Communication Intervention 1, 1-9. 

83. Ramasubramanian, S. & Darzabi, R. (2020). Civic engagement, social justice, and media literacy. In Media Literacy in a Disruptive Media Environment. Edited by Bill Christ and Belinha De Abreu. (pp. 272-282; Chapter 17). Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780367814762-22   Full-Text   Direct Link    ResearchGate

82. Ramasubramanian, S., Winfield, A., & Riewestahl, E.  (2020). Positive stereotypes and counter-stereotypes: Examining their effects on prejudice reduction and favorable intergroup relations. In Media Stereotypes: From Ageism to Xenophobia. Edited by Andrew Billings & Scott Parrott. Peter Lang Publishers.    Full-Text   ResearchGate 

81. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Mediated mindfulness, inter-religious bonds, and collective healing: A quarantine diary, in Religion in Quarantine: The Future of Religion in a Post-Pandemic World. Texas: Digital Religion Publications, Available electronically from   Full Text

80. Ramasubramanian, S. & Costantini, R. (2020). Intergroup contact. In Jan Van den Bulck (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell/International Communication Association. doi:10.1002/9781119011071.iemp0204   Direct Link  ResearchGate

79. Ramasubramanian, S. & Landmark, S. (2020). Ethics of empirical research. In Jan Van den Bulck (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell/International Communication Association. doi: 10.1002/9781119011071.iemp0014 Direct Link   ResearchGate

78. Ramasubramanian, S. (June 2020). Convener’s essay: Media Rise’s Quarantined Across Borders series. Accessible from:

77. Ramasubramanian, S. & Wolfe, A. (Nov 2, 2020). The promise and perils of interracial dialogue. Spectra (newsletter of the National Comm Association).

76. Ramasubramanian, S. & Wolfe, A. (2020). The promise and perils of interracial dialogue. Communication Currents. Accessible from:

75. Ramasubramanian, S. (June 12, 2020), Grace of the Goddess, interfaith solidarity, and true friendships in a pandemic. Medium. Accessible from:

74. Ramasubramanian, S. (June 11, 2020). Difficult dialogues project: Curated resources on race and racism; Dr. Srivi Blog,

73. Ramasubramanian, S.(June 7, 2020). Beyond implicit bias training: 10 ways to support BIPOC scholars in response to #BLM. Dr. Srivi Blog.

72. Ramasubramanian, S.(June 5, 2020). A Letter to my dear dept colleagues: BLM, Communication, and Long-term Changes. Dr. Srivi Blog,

71. Ramasubramanian, S. (May 31, 2020). White allies: 10 ways to support Black lives (with a bonus tip at the end). Medium, Available from:

70. Ramasubramanian, S.(May 25, 2020). Reflecting on #OpenScience versus #OpenComm. Dr. Srivi Blog, Accessible from:

69. Ramasubramanian, S. (May 23, 2020). Media literacy as essential: youth media, social justice, and civic participation. Medium, Available from:

68. Ramasubramanian, S. (May 19, 2020). The double bind of imposter syndrome among scholars of color. Medium, Available from:

67. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Report: Media Rise Impact Analysis. doi: https: / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /187976

66. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Report: Media Rise 2015 Prospectus. doi: https: / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /187979

65. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Report: Media Rise 2014 Prospectus.  doi:  https: / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /187978

64. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Report: Media Rise 2013 Prospectus.  doi: https: / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /187977

63. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Media Rise- Early Rise Singapore 2014.  doi: https: / /hdl.handle .net /1969 .1 /187980

62. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Report: Media Rise Press Release 2013 Festival.  doi: https: / /hdl.handle .net /1969 .1 /187981

61. Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). India Days 2010 Festival Flier. doi: https: / /hdl.handle .net /1969 .1 /187982



60. Freytag, J. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Are television deaths good deaths? : A narrative analysis of hospital death and dying in popular medical dramas. Health Communication, 34(7):747-754. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2018.1434735.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

59. Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Feminism and inclusive leadership: Bridging tradition and modernity from an Indic perspective. (In S. Bodhananda, T. Agerwala, & S. Menon (Eds.). Inclusive Leadership: Perspectives from Tradition and Modernity. (pp. 213-243; Chapter 9). Routledge: London, U.K.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

58. Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Media inclusion, racial justice, and digital citizenship. In Josh Grimm & Jaime Loke (Eds.). How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality (pp. 56-75).  LSU Press: Baton Rouge, LA.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

57. Ramasubramanian, S. & Sousa. A. (2019). Media and ethnic stereotyping. In R. Hobbs & P. Mihailidis (Eds.). The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. Wiley-Blackwell/International Communication Association. 10.1002/9781118978238.ieml0109.   ResearchGate

56. Saleem, M. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019; online first in 2017). Muslim Americans’ responses to social identity threats: effects of media representations and experiences of discrimination. Media Psychology, 22(3), 373-393. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2017.1302345.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

55. Saleem, M., Wojcieszak, M. E., Hawkins, I., Li, M. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Social identity threats: How media and discrimination affect Muslim Americans’ identification as Americans and trust in the U.S. government. Journal of Communication, 69(2), 214-236. doi: 10.1093/joc/jqz001.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

54. Winfield, A. & Ramasubramanian, S. (November, 2019). Colorism & Catfish(ing): Online Deception, Romantic Relationships, and the Effects of Skin Tone Bias in Catfish, The TV Show, In Media Res.


53. Dill-Shackleford, K., Ramasubramanian, S. & Drake, L. (2018). Stories about Black men and their consequences for health. In Kimber Bogard, Velma McBride Murry, & Charlee Alexander (Eds.). Perspectives on Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, (pp. 151-168; Chapter 9); National Academy of Medicine.  Direct Link   ResearchGate

52. Ramasubramanian, S. & Miles, C. (2018). Framing the Syrian refugee crisis: a comparative analysis of Arabic and English news souces. International Journal of Communication, 12, 4488-4506.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

51. Ramasubramanian, S. & Miles, C. (2018). White nationalist rhetoric, neoliberal multiculturalism, and colorblind racism: Decolonial critique of Richard Spencer’s campus visit. Javnost: The Public, 25(4), 426-444.  doi: 10.1080/13183222.2018.1486058.   Direct Link   ResearchGate



50. Dill-Shackleford, K., Ramasubramanian, S., Behm-Morawitz, E., Scharrer, E. Burgess, M., & Flemish, D. (2017). Social Group Stories in the Media and Child Development. Pediatrics. 140 (Supplement 2) S157-S161; doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-1758W.   Full-Text   Direct Link    ResearchGate

49. Janicke, S. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2017). Spiritual media experiences, trait transcendence, and enjoyment of popular films. Journal of Media and Religion, 16(2), 51-66, doi: 10.1080/15348423.2017.131112.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

48. Ramasubramanian, S. (2017). Mindfulness, stress coping, and everyday resilience among emerging youth in a university setting: A mixed methods approach. International Journal of Adolescence & Youth. 22 (3), 308-321. doi: 10.1080/02673843.2016.1175361.   Direct Link    ResearchGate

47. Ramasubramanian, S. (2017). Book review: media exposure during infancy and early childhood: The effects of content and context on learning and development. Journal of Children & Media; 11(4), 502–503; doi: 10.1080/17482798.2017.1375216   Direct Link   ResearchGate

46. Ramasubramanian, S. & Doshi, M. (2017). Ethnic performance, language proficiency, and ethnic media use among Indian American immigrants. Journal of International & Intercultural Communication, 10(3), 183-200. doi: 10.1080/17513057.2016.1272707.   Direct Link    ResearchGate

45. Ramasubramanian, S., Doshi, M. & Saleem, M. (2017). Mainstream versus ethnic media: How they shape self-esteem and ethnic pride among ethnic minority audiences. International Journal of Communication, 11, 1879–1899.   Direct Link    ResearchGate

 44. Ramasubramanian, S. & Martinez, A. (2017). News framing of Obama, racialized scrutiny, and symbolic racism. Howard Journal of Communication, 28(1), 36-54. Doi: 10.1080/10646175.2016.1235519.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

43. Ramasubramanian, S., Sousa, A. & Gonlin, V. (2017). Facilitated dialogues to combat racism: A goal-based approach. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 45 (5), 537-556, doi:10.1080/00909882.2017.1382706.   Full-Text    Direct Link   ResearchGate

42. Ramasubramanian, S. & Yadlin-Segal, A. (2017). Building meaningful cross-sector partnerships for children and media initiatives: A conversation café with scholars and activists from around the world (Journal Article Reprinted as Book Chapter). In D. Lemish, A. Jordan & V. Rideout (Eds.). Children, Adolescents and Media: The Future of Research and Action. Routledge.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

41. Ramasubramanian, S. & Yadlin-Segal, A. (2017). Stigma: media influence on. In P. Roessler (Ed.). International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. (pp. 1933-1940). Wiley-Blackwell/International Communication Association. doi: 10.1002/9781118783764.wbieme0159   Direct Link    ResearchGate

40. Sousa, A & Ramasubramanian, S. (2017). Challenging gender and racial stereotypes in online spaces: Alternative storytelling among Latino/a youth in the U.S. In D. Lemish & M. Götz (Eds.). Beyond the Stereotypes – Images of Boys and Girls, and their Consequences (pp. 75-83). Gothenburg, Sweden: Nordicom Press.   Full-Text   Direct Link   ResearchGate


39. Ramasubramanian, S. (2016). Srividya Ramasubramanian on Gordon Allport.  In R. Hobbs (Ed.). Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative.  Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. doi: 10.2307/j.ctvrf898z.9   Direct Link   ResearchGate

38. Ramasubramanian, S. (2016). Racial/ethnic identity, community-oriented media initiatives, and transmedia storytelling. The Information Society, 32(5), 333-342. doi: 10.1080/01972243.2016.1212618.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

37. Ramasubramanian, S. & Yadlin-Segal, A. (2016). Building meaningful cross-sector partnerships for children and media initiatives: A conversation café with scholars and activists from around the world. Journal of Children and Media. 10(2), 216-224; doi: 10.1080/17482798.2015.1127840.   Full-Text   Direct Link   ResearchGate

36. Saleem, M., Yang, G. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2016). Reliance on direct and mediated contact and public policies supporting outgroup harm. Journal of Communication. 66(4), 604-624; doi: 10.1111/jcom.12234   Direct Link   ResearchGate


35. Martinez, A. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2015). Latino audiences, racial/ethnic identification, and responses to stereotypical comedy. Mass Communication & Society, 18(2), 209-229; doi: 10.1080/15205436.2014.907427.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

34. Ramadurai, V., Sharf, B. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2015). Roads less traveled: Health seeking narratives and the pathfinder model of CAM usage. Qualitative Health Research. 26, 1216-1228; doi: 10.1177/1049732315582009.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

33. Ramasubramanian, S. (2015). Using celebrity news to reduce racial/ethnic prejudice. Journal of Social Issues, 71(1), 123-137; doi: 10.1111/josi.12100.   Direct Link    ResearchGate

32. Scharrer, E. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2015). Intervening in the media’s influence on stereotypes of race and ethnicity: The role of media literacy. Journal of Social Issues, 71(1), 171-185. doi: 10.1111/josi.12103.   Full-Text   Direct Link   ResearchGate


31. Ramasubramanian, S. (2014). Media and spirituality. In Media and Social Life (pp. 46-62). (Eds.) M.B. Oliver & A. Raney. New York: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315794174-4   Direct Link   ResearchGate

30. Ramasubramanian, S. (September 2014). Promoting engaged scholarship and community-oriented media for social good. The Huffington Post.

29. Ramasubramanian, S. & Murphy, C.J. (2014). Experimental studies of media stereotyping effects. In M. Webster & J. Sell (Eds.). Laboratory Experiments in the Social Sciences (pp. 385-402). San Diego, CA: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-404681-8.00017-0   Direct Link    ResearchGate



28. Ramasubramanian, S. (2013). Intergroup contact, media exposure, and racial attitudes, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 42 (1), 54-72.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

27. Ramasubramanian, S.  (September, 2013). Rise up for meaningful media. The Huffington Post.

26. Ramasubramanian, S.  (December 2013). TVG’s London workshop marked by wisdom and humor. Sruti Magazine.   Direct Link


25. Ramasubramanian, S.  (June 2012). Finding a common thread to weave magical music. Asian Outlook Magazine.   ResearchGate

24. Ramasubramanian, S. (June 8, 2012). Exploring the Dhrupad-Dikshitar Connection. The Indian Express (International Edition). 

23. Ramasubramanian, S. & Kornfield, S. (August 2012). “I wish I could be like her: Japanese anime heroines as role models.” Communication Currents, 7(4).

22. Ramasubramanian, S. & Kornfield, S. (2012). Japanese anime heroines as role models for U.S. youth: wishful identification, parasocial interaction, and intercultural entertainment effects.  Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 5(3), 189-207.   Full-Text    Direct Link    ResearchGate

21. Sanders, M. S. & Ramasubramanian, S. (2012). An examination of African Americans' stereotyped perceptions of fictional media characters. Howard Journal of Communication, 23(1), 17-39.   Direct Link    ResearchGate



20. Ramasubramanian, S. (2011). The impact of stereotypical versus counter-stereotypical media exemplars on racial attitudes, causal attributions, and support for affirmative action. Communication Research, 38, 497-516.   Direct Link    ResearchGate

19. Ramasubramanian, S. (2011). Television exposure, model minority portrayals, and Asian-American stereotypes: An exploratory study. Journal of Intercultural Communication,


18. Ramasubramanian, S. (2010). Testing the cognitive-affective consistency of intercultural attitudes: Can stereotypes explain hostile and benevolent prejudice? Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 39(2), 103-119.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

17. Ramasubramanian, S. (2010). Television viewing, racial attitudes, and policy preferences: Exploring the role of social identity and intergroup emotions in influencing support for affirmative action. Communication Monographs, 77(1), 102-120.  Direct Link    ResearchGate

16. Ramasubramanian, S. (April 2010). Do television stereotypes influence support for affirmative action? Communication Currents, 5(2).


15. Ramasubramanian, S. & Jain, P. (2009). Gender stereotypes and normative heterosexuality in matrimonial ads from globalizing India. Asian Journal of Communication, 19 (3), 253-269.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

14. Ramasubramanian, S. & Sanders, M.S. (2009). The good, the bad, and the ugly:  Exploring the role of emotions in understanding the appeal of video game characters. American Journal of Media Psychology, 2(1/2), 148-169.   Direct Link   ResearchGate



13. Oliver, M. B., Yang, H., Ramasubramanian, S., Kim, J., & Lee, S. (2008). Exploring implications of perceived media reinforcement on third-person perceptions. Communication Research, 35(4), 745-769.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

12. Ramasubramanian, S., & Martin, S. (2008). Teens and the new media environment: Challenges and opportunities. In A. B. Jordan, D. Kunkel, J. Manganello, & M. Fishbein (Eds.). Media Messages and Public Health: A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis (pp. 99-115). New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203887349   Full-Text   Direct Link    ResearchGate

11. Yang, H., Ramasubramanian, S. & Oliver, M. B. (2008). Cultivation effects on quality of life indicators: Exploring the effects of American television consumption on feelings of relative deprivation in South Korea and India, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 52(2), 247-267.   Direct Link    ResearchGate




10. Oliver, M. B., Mahood, C., Kalyanaraman, S., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2007). Sexual and violent imagery in movie previews: Effects on viewer perceptions and anticipated enjoyment, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 51(4), 596-614.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

9. Oliver, M. B., Ramasubramanian, S., & Kim, J. (2007). Media and racism. D.R. Roskos-Ewoldsen & J. Monahan (Eds.). Communication and Social Cognition: Theories and Methods (pp. 273-294), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.   ResearchGate

8. Ramasubramanian, S. (2007). Media-based strategies to reduce racial stereotypes activated by news stories. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 84 (2), 249-264.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

7. Ramasubramanian, S. & Oliver, M. B. (2007). Activating and suppressing hostile and benevolent racism: Evidence for comparative stereotyping, Media Psychology, 9 (3), 623-646.   Direct Link   ResearchGate6

6. Ramasubramanian, S. & Oliver, M.B. (2007). Portrayals of sexual violence in popular Hindi films (Journal Article Reprinted as Book Chapter). In R. Ghadially (Ed.). Urban Women in Contemporary India (pp.170-182). New Delhi: Sage Publications.   ResearchGate



5. Ramasubramanian, S. & Oliver, M.B. (2006). Portrayals of sexual violence in popular Hindi films (Journal Article Reprinted as Book Chapter). In C. K. Weaver & C. Carter (Eds.). Critical Readings: Violence and the Media (pp. 210-225). Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.   ResearchGate



4. Ramasubramanian, S. (2005). A content analysis of the portrayal of India in films produced in the West. Howard Journal of Communication, 16(4), 243-265.   Direct Link    ResearchGate



3. Ramasubramanian, S. & Oliver, M.B. (2003). Portrayals of sexual violence in popular Hindi films, 1997-99, Sex Roles, 48, 327-336.   Direct Link   ResearchGate

2. Olorunnisola, A., Ramasubramanian, S., Russill, C. & Dumas, J. (2003). Case study effectiveness in a team-teaching and gen-ed environment. Journal of General Education, 52 (3), 175-198.   Direct Link   ResearchGate


1. Ramasubramanian, S., Gyure, J.F. & Mursi, N.M. (2002). Impact of Internet images: Impression formation effects of university web sites. Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 12 (2), 49-68. doi: 10.1300/J050v12n02_04  Direct Link    ResearchGate