Karin Wilkins


Karin Wilkins

Wilkins (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) serves as Professor in the Department of Radio‐TV‐Film, Director for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and Chair, Global Studies Bridging Disciplines Program at the University of Texas at Austin (1 University Station, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712‐1091, USA).

Wilkins has won numerous awards for her research, service and teaching. Her work addresses scholarship in the fields of development communication and social change, global communication, and critical media studies. Selected works include Questioning Numbers (Oxford University Press, 2011); Home/Land/Security: What we learn about Arab Communities from Action Adventure Film (Lexington Books, 2008), Re-Developing Communication for Social Change (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000) as well as several key edited volumes and journal publications in venues such as Critical Studies in Media Communication; Communication Theory; Media, Culture & Society; Journal of Communication; Journal of Middle East Media; International Journal of Communication; Communication for Development and Social Change: A Global Journal; Global Media Journal; Gazette: The International Journal for Communication Studies; Development & Change; and Perspectives on Global Development and Technology.

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Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1991