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Melissa Brough

  • PhD, Communication
  • Assistant Professor
  • California State University Northridge
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Melissa Brough is Assistant Professor of Communication & Technology in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge. Her research focuses on the relationships between digital media, civic/political engagement and social change. Her work also includes popular communication, citizens' media, digital media & learning, and participatory research methods.

Recent publications

  • Mobile Voices: Design as a method to explore the possibilities and limitations of community participation

    • Brough M
    • Lapsansky C
    • Gonzalez C
    • et al.
  • Media systems dependency, symbolic power, and human rights online video: Learning from Burma's "saffron revolution" and WITNESS's hub

    • Brough M
    • Li Z

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

California State University - Northridge

January 2016 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher

Digital Media & Learning Research Hub, UCI

August 2014 - December 2015(a year)



Rutgers University

May 2014

BA, Modern Culture & Media; Development Studies

Brown University

August 1998 - May 2002(4 years)

Co-authors (7)

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