PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY

Aisha Durham is an Associate Professor of Communication with faculty affiliations in the Departments of Africana Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Humanities and Cultural Studies at the University of South Florida. Her research about Black popular culture explores the relationship between media representations and everyday life. She examines how controlling images or power-laden stereotypes are produced by media makers and interpreted by media audiences to make sense of blackness in the “post” era.

PhD ▪ Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois

MA  ▪  Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Georgia

BS  ▪  Journalism & Mass Communication, Virginia Commonwealth University

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