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Research Centers

Media & Diversity Center

The Media & Diversity Center (MDC) is co-directed by Drs. Behm-Morawitz and Riles in the Department of Communication. The MDC's goals include: examining social identity and diverse representations in the media; engaging in research with a national network of scholars; engaging in community outreach related to media literacy; and training the next generation of social scientific media scholars. Faculty and graduate students affiliated with the MDC work with undergraduate students to provide them with media and research experience. If you are a student who would like to get involved with the MDC, please email Abigail: If you are a faculty or community member, please email Lissa or Julius: or