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College of Information and Communications

Mass Communication

Christina L. Myers

Education

B.S., Biological Sciences and Chemistry, University of South Carolina
M.M.C., Mass Communication, University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of South Carolina, '22


Background

Christina L. Myers is a third-year doctoral candidate, ‘21 SEC Emerging Scholar, scholar in the Grace Jordan McFadden Professors Program and ‘20 AEJMC Presidential Diversity & Inclusion Career Development Graduate Student Fellow.

Myers is a freelance journalist whose work focuses on race, culture, identity and equity. Her previous journalism postings include Equity Reporter for The State Newspaper, political reporter for The Associated Press and national desk writer for NBC News Channel.

She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, UofSC Black Graduate Student Association and AEJMC — serving as the ’21-‘22 GSIG Personal Freedom & Responsibility Chair.


Teaching

Myers responsibilities as a teacher go beyond the walls of the classroom. While it is her mission to ensure that students learn and are able to apply the practical and theoretical skills of journalism, it is equally important to help mold students into engaged citizens, empathetic to the changing dynamics of our society as they practice civility, good ethical conduct and selfless service.


Research

depictions of the Black experience in sports, music and television; Implicit racial bias; stereotypes; ideology


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