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The Howard Media Group is made up of several faculty members and graduate students who all share the vision of the organization. Current members of the group are listed below.

FACULTY MEMBERS

  • Chuka Onwumechili holds a PhD in communications from Howard University; an MSA from Northwestern University, and a BA in mass communications from the University of Nigeria.

  • Ph.D. in communications from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
    MA in communication management from Annenberg School, USC  

  • Master’s in journalism from New York University, B.A. in art from City College of New York. Ingrid Sturgis is an Assistant Professor, specializing in new media, in the Department of Journalism.

  • Clint C. Wilson II, Ed.D.

    BA Journalism and Public Relations, California State University, Los Angeles; MA Journalism and EdD Higher Education Administration, University of Southern California. He is Emeritus Professor of Communication, Culture and Media Studies at Howard University. Dr.

  • Abbas Malek, Ph.D.

    Abbas Malek holds a Ph.D. in International Communication from American University, in Washington, DC, a M.A. in Communication Research and a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Tehran University, Iran.

  • Carolyn Byerly, Ph.D.

    Carolyn M. Byerly holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in communications from University of Washington, Seattle; and a B.S. in education from University of Colorado, Boulder.

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

  • Alisa Valentin, M.S.

    Alisa Valentin is a PhD. student in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies Department at Howard University.

  • Willie Terry Marsh

    Willie Terry Marsh is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication, Culture and Media Studies in Howard University’s School of Communication. Originally from Norfolk, Virginia, he earned a BS in Mass Communication and a MA in Media and Communication, both from Norfolk State University.

  • Ashla C. Hill Roseboro

    Ashla Hill Roseboro is a Ph.D. student at Howard University in Communication, Culture and Media Studies and is also pursuing a Women’s Studies Certificate.

  • Sean Upshaw

    Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Sean Upshaw is a Ph.D. student in Howard University’s Department of Communication, Culture, and Media Studies. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Memphis.

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