Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Education and Background
Originally from the Caribbean, Dr. Ghislaine L. Lewis graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College with her bachelor of arts in religion and communication in 2005. She completed her MSc in journalism at Florida A&M University in 2008 and her PhD in media and communication from University of Canterbury in New Zealand in 2014. Dr. Lewis offers a background in media planning, journalism, institutional research and academia. Her journalistic and academic experiences in Asia, New Zealand, Australia, the Caribbean and the United States have provided valuable insight into the linkages between new media, global politics and policy.
Her current research interests are focused on the role of the media in fostering an active and engaged public sphere. Ghislaine Lewis teaches classes in journalism and serves as the faculty adviser for the Critograph. Dr. Lewis’s passion for travel has taken her to five continents.