People

We are in uncharted waters. Intimidation threatens media practitioners worldwide, and disinformation campaigns destabilize public trust. The Center for Media at Risk offers the chance to strategize in response to the multiple risks facing media practitioners globally. Knowing how media practitioners work under the uneven power dynamics posed by authoritarian, racist, misogynist, homophobic, classist and settler-colonialist regimes can help free/defend/empower/protect/save the media.

Faculty & Staff

Barbie Zelizer
Director
Dariya Orlova
Visiting Scholar
Perry B. Johnson
Postdoctoral Fellow
Joanna Birkner
Programming Coordinator
Yevhen Fedchenko
Visiting Scholar

Madison Miller
Administrative Coordinator
Olena Lysenko
Visiting Scholar

Center Steering Committee

Doctoral and Fellows, working from their own research agendas, join efforts to create and provide programming that targets the emergent and sustained risks facing media practitioners.

Anjali DasSarma
Louisa Lincoln
Muira McCammon
Farrah Rahaman
Roopa Vasudevan
Elizabeth S. Hallgren
Sophie Maddocks
Adetobi Moses
Jeanna Sybert
Natasha Williams

Kathryn Claire Higgins
Florence Madenga
Valentina Proust
Azsaneé Truss