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Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Director of Core Curriculum

Pictured is Aimee-Marie Dorsten. Photo | Randall Coleman

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., Communication, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., English, University of Georgia
  • B.S., Journalism, Ohio University

Courses Taught

  • Communication Law and Regulation
  • Survey of Mass Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Media Ethics and Responsibilities

Curriculum Vitae

Digital Journalism Student Experience

Professional Affiliations

  • College Media Advisers
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • International Communication Association
  • National Communication Association
  • Union for Democratic Communication
  • Vietnam Studies Group, Association for Asian Studies, UCLA

Selected Publications

  • "The Ghost Reader: Recovering Women's Contributions to Media Studies," edited by Aimee-Marie Dorsten, Elena D. Hristova and Carole A. Stabile, Goldsmiths Press, 2024.
  • "'Hustle for a Hearing': the Role for Rhetoric of Science in Communicating Scientific Risk, POROI, a Journal of Theoretical Analysis and Invention, February 2012 (8): 1.
  • "In the Shadows of Giant, Three Founding 'Matriarchs' of Mass Communication Studies," Communication Theory, February 2012 (22): 4.
  • "Can Commercials Make You Fat? The USDA, FTC, and FCC as Public Relations Masters of the American Diet," In process, The Atlantic Monthly, 2011.
  • "Vietnam's Internet Pornography 'Epidemic': Vietnamese News Outlets Go 'Hard Core' for Online Entrepreneurs," Under review by International Journal of Communication, 2011.

Selected Presentations

  • "Three Founding Matriarchs of Communication," Humanities Scholar of the Year Award Ceremony, 2011.
  • "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? The Political Economy of High Fructose Corn Syrup," National Communication Association, 2010.
  • "The History of High Fructose Corn Syrup Media Discourse," Union for Democratic Communication annual meeting, 2010.
  • "New Assistive Technologies: Insights from Focus Groups with Stakeholders in Long-Term Care," Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology, National Communication Association, 2009.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Scholar of the Year, Humanities Division, Wilson College, 2011
  • Donald Bletz Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Wilson College, 2011
  • Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, International Communication Association, 2003