Researcher. Professor. Advocate.

DANIELLE K KILGO

Researcher of marginalized communities, media portrayals, and behavioral effects.
Professor of journalism, teaching visual communication and social media research and skills courses.
Former photographer, graphic designer, and writer.
Advocate for human rights.

ABOUT ME

Danielle Kilgo is an assistant professor at Indiana University. Her research interests look primarily at the interaction among social movements, social media, and journalism.  Her work also appears in journals such as the Journal of Communication, International Journal of Press/Politics, Journalism, Journalism Studies, Journalism Practice, Digital Journalism, Mass Communication & Society, Health Communication, and The International Journal of Communication. She has presented her work at AEJMC, ICA, NCA, SSCA, ISOJ, WAPOR and UCDA, where she has received numerous research paper awards. She received prestigious recognition from Mass Communication and Society Division of AEJMC for her dissertation and was named an emerging scholar in 2018. Danielle currently teaches visual communication, social movements, and graphic design. She also served as a journalism faculty member at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

August 2013 - August 2017

Dissertation: Black, White, and Blue: Media and Audience Frames from Visual News Coverage of Police Use of Force and Unrest
Committee: Renita Coleman (chair), Thomas J. Johnson,
Robert Jensen, Mary Bock, and Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Recognition: Association for the Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Mass Communication and Society Top Dissertation Award.

M.A., BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

August 2011 - August 2013

Thesis: Interactive Documentaries and Audience Reception
Committee: Mia Moody-Ramirez (chair); Sara Stone; Corey Carbonara

B.A., BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

August 2005 - December 2008

Major: Journalism, Public Relations & New Media

Minor: Sociology

Publications

Publications appear in the Journal of Communication, the International Journal of Communication, Journalism, Journalism Studies, Health Communication and more.

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Teaching

Topic Areas:

Social Media, Journalism, Visual Communication, Social Movements, Race & Ethnicity, Photography, Public Relations​, Graphic Design

"Searcher, there is no road. We make the road by walking."

Antonio Machado

CONTACT

If you're interested in knowing more about any of my research projects and presentations, please send me an email at daniellekkilgo@gmail.com or fill out the form below. I look forward to hearing from you and will get back to you within 24 hours. 

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