Erica joined the Norman Lear Center as a Research Associate in Summer 2017. She has contributed to projects including: exploring connections between ideological values and entertainment through different lenses; investigating podcasts and transmedia in journalism; and comparison studies on media depictions vs. reality for Africa, immigration, and the criminal justice system.
Erica previously spent 2 years as a Senior Evaluator at a private firm, whose projects included NASA and NSF grant-funded STEM education projects, and educational films. She has worked as an instructor, researcher, and experiential learning trainer at the University of Southern California. Erica holds a PhD in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC, along with Masters degrees in both Communication Theory and Communication Management.
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