Dr. Berggreen conducts research in the areas of children, youth and media, media and identity politics, media, culture and globalization, media institutions and economics in the U.S. and in Asia, and methodological issues in media research. Her current research focuses on cultural, economic and political significance of media narratives in the ever-growing global consumerism in the digital age, with a special interest in the role of media’s mythic storytelling in the conceptualization and commodification of tea.
media and culture, children and media, media and multiculturalism, media and ethnicity, media and migration, media and globalization, institutions and economics in the U.S. and in East Asia, media and gender politics, self-agency and identity politics in a networked information society, methodological issues in media research
MDRP 7001 - PhD Colloquium Series
Introduce the new doctoral students to the Media Research and Practice program and its faculty members and their research. The colloquium series will also include workshops on program planning, publishing, attending conferences, writing a dissertation, preparing and presenting a job talk, etc.
MDST 3001 - Media Research
Introduces theoretical approaches and practices used to analyze the content, structure, influence and contexts of media. Explores factors shaping media, including: politics, economics, technology, cultural traditions. Studies concepts, theoretical approaches and research methods of media criticism, and adopts and adapts these frameworks in analyses of mediated communication.