Dominique Harrison is currently a Ph.D. student in the Mass Communication and Media Studies program at Howard University. She earned her M.A. in media studies from the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has taught History of Broadcasting and Film in the Radio, Television and Film Department, and Introduction to Mass Communications in the Department of Journalism at Howard University. She has also taught Organizational Communication at Trinity Washington University.
My research interests focus on development communication and social change, and information and communication technology (ICT) policy in relation to women’s advancement. Communication for development and social change involves the use of communication processes and technologies to achieve development goals. It is a process of freedom from oppression for the purpose of social change through the use of media and communication technologies.
My goal is to use scholarship in the service of international development. I would like to advance the work that is being done by international organizations that generate knowledge and articulate policy on contemporary development issues.