Dr. Srividya "Srivi" Ramasubramanian is Presidential Impact Fellow, Professor of Communication, Affiliated Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, and Director of the Difficult Dialogues Project at Texas A&M University, where she has served as Associate Dean of Liberal Arts. She was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a Visiting Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and the National University of Singapore.
Ramasubramanian's scholarship addresses pressing contemporary global issues relating to media, diversity, and social justice. She is most widely recognized for her pioneering work on critical media effects, media literacy, difficult dialogues, race and media, and prejudice reduction.
An internationally prominent scholar in her discipline, Dr. Ramasubramanian is Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Communication Research and Psychology of Popular Media and serves/served on twelve editorial boards.
Ramasubramanian has received numerous research awards including the NCA Gerald M. Phillips Awards for Distinguished Applied Comm Scholarship, TAMU Presidential Impact Fellow, the NAMLE Outstanding Media Literacy Researcher Award, and the Liberal Arts Cornerstone Faculty Fellowship 2018-2022. Her commitment to teaching excellence has been recognized with the AFS Distinguished College-Level Teaching Award, Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellowship, Service Learning Faculty Fellowship, and Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award in 2017 and 2019. Her demonstrated diversity leadership and community engagement have been recognized with the Chancellor's Gold Medal for Diversity and Inclusion, Liberal Arts Achievements in Climate & Inclusion Award, NCA Mass Comm Division Service Award, ACE Award for Women's Progress, and the Outstanding Diversity Team Award.
- Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Pennsylvania State University - (State College, Pennsylvania, United States) 2004
- M.A. in Communication Management, Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad - (Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India) 1998
- B.S. in Visual Communication, University of Madras - (Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India) 1996
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Banjo, O. O. (2020). Critical Media Effects Framework: Bridging Critical Cultural Communication and Media Effects through Power, Intersectionality, Context, and Agency. Journal of Communication. 70(3), 379-400.
- Sastry, S., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). The subcontinent speaks: Intercultural communication perspectives from/on South Asia. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. 13(2), 93-97.
- Freytag, J., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Are Television Deaths Good Deaths? A Narrative Analysis of Hospital Death and Dying in Popular Medical Dramas. Health Communication. 34(7), 1-8.
- Saleem, M., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Muslim Americans’ Responses to Social Identity Threats: Effects of Media Representations and Experiences of Discrimination. Media Psychology. 22(3), 1-21.
- Saleem, M., Wojcieszak, M. E., Hawkins, I., Li, M., & Ramasubramanian, S. (2019). Social Identity Threats: How Media and Discrimination Affect Muslim Americans’ Identification as Americans and Trust in the U.S. Government. Journal of Communication. 69(2), 214-236.
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Landmark, S. (2020). Ethics of Empirical Research. The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. (pp. 1-6). Wiley.
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Costantini, R. (2020). Intergroup Contact. The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. (pp. 1-5). Wiley.
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Sousa, A. (2019). Media and Ethnic Stereotyping. The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. (pp. 1-7). Wiley.
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Yadlin‐Segal, A. (2017). Stigma: Media Influence on. The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects. (pp. 1-10). Wiley.
- Ramasubramanian, S., & Murphy, C. J. (2014). Experimental Studies of Media Stereotyping Effects. Laboratory Experiments in the Social Sciences: Second Edition. (pp. 385-402). Elsevier.
Institutional Repository Documents12
- Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Convener’s Note: Media Rise’s Quarantined Across Borders Collection.
- Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Media Rise 2013 Prospectus.
- Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Media Rise 2015 Prospectus.
- Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Media Rise Impact Analysis Report.
- Ramasubramanian, S. (2020). Media Rise Press Release 2013 Festival.
- Fowlds, Kelli (2014-12). Shared Experiences and Collective Production: Note Card Confessions on YouTube. (Master's Thesis)
- Martinez, Amanda (2011-12). 'But it's Just a Joke!': Latino Audiences' Primed Reactions to Latino Comedians and their Use of Race-Based Humor. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Hatfield, Elizabeth Fish (2011-08). Motherhood, Media and Reality: Analyzing Female Audience Reception of Celebrity Parenthood as News. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Whittle, John C. (2010-05). Measuring Morality: Moral Frameworks in Videogames. (Master's Thesis)
- Hibbeler, Britney L. (2009-08). Exploring Representations of Masculinity in Disney Animated Feature Films. (Master's Thesis)