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Karin Wilkins

Core Faculty Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Karin Wilkins




Karin Gwinn Wilkins (PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1991) is Professor with the Department of Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas at Austin, Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Chair of the Global Studies Bridging Disciplines Program. 

Wilkins’ research focuses on development and international communication, as well as media and social change. Some of her work can be found in ReDeveloping Communication for Social Change (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Communication Theory, Media, Culture & Society, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Media Development, Media Asia, Journal of International Communication, Peace Review, and the Asian Journal of Communication, among other venues.


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