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As a Liberal Arts Media & Cultural Studies Professor :

I'm an architect of fine minds, a fan of lifelong learning and sharing ideas, a global explorer, & communication strategist.  
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MY EDUCATION

B.A & M.A
(English Lit.) 

Bombay University, India

M.A. & Ph.D (Communication)

Annenberg School for Communication at the

University of Southern California,

Los Angeles

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Media & Cultural Studies

Nation Branding

Postcolonialism & Globalization

Diversity & Inclusion

Digital & Social Media 

Branding & Storytelling

GATOR QUAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2020: Students in my Branding and Storytelling course had been collecting stories for a blog that would showcase Allegheny College student life when COVID-19 changed everything.​ Online classes, social distancing, quarantines, and shutdowns became our new reality. Out of this chaos we created "Gator Quad" and @gatorquad-- virtual quadrangles or gathering spaces that we associate with the vibrancy of campus life, and where current Gators and alum share stories from life.
Click on the buttons below to be transported to the Gator Quad spaces:

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THE YEAR OF
SOCIAL CHANGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2009, I partnered with my department colleague -- Emily Yochim, the Allegheny College Student Government, and a dedicated group of student ambassadors. We brought together departments and offices across the Allegheny College campus to produce an entire year's worth of inspirational  programming, educational and outreach efforts.
Click on the button below to see the highlights from the resulting annual theme efforts (Adobe Reader needed):

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A collection of digital stories produced in two undergraduate courses by students with no production experience. Click here or on the button above to go to the "Shared Lives" site. You can view the stories and learn about the student story-makers. This project was backed by Diversity Innovation Funds through the Allegheny College Institutional Diversity Office.

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Click here or on the button above to see a listing and brief description of the undergraduate courses I will be teaching at Allegheny College in Fall 2020.

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Click here or on the button above to go to the website with student work from the EXL300 (Cross-Cultural Learning, Theory & Practice) course for study away/abroad designed and taught by me from 2005- 2013. Student work can be explored through the linked EXL 300 webpage.

 

© 2026 by ISHITA SINHA ROY.