Profiles

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Advertising Student
Q&A with Christine Chustak, Advertising Student President of Her Campus at Illinois What does Her Campus do?  Her Campus is the number one online magazine for college women. They focus on all things health, beauty, skincare, fitness, and more. As Christine said, “It is basically a girl’s… Read More
AAF at Illinois
Advertising Student
Q&A with Annee Mattson, Advertising Student Chief Community Engagement Officer for American Advertising Federation at Illinois What does your RSO do?  At the most basic level, AAF is an agency for anyone interested in the advertising industry. As a whole, AAF allows students to see what they… Read More
SPJ 2021
Journalism Student
Q&A with Amanda Brennan, Journalism Student President of Society of Professional Journalists What makes the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) different from other RSOs? We connect with alumni all the time, every meeting. That’s kind of my goal, to connect us with people in the field… Read More
Maggie (Mengqing) Zhang
ICR Student
Email address: mz44@illinois.edu RESEARCH INTERESTS My research interest is computational political communication, with particular focuses on communication process (network and structure)/mechanism and media effect. All my research interests serve the final purpose of helping build a better… Read More
Stephanie Perez
ICR Student
Email: smg8@illinois.edu Research Interests I analyze television series and films that center U.S. Latinx teen girls and young women, friendship, chosen family, and deconstructions of the nuclear family, while looking closely at how these concepts are intertwined with race, ethnicity, culture,… Read More
Rik Ray
ICR Student
Email: rikray2@illinois.edu RESEARCH INTERESTS    I am primarily interested in exploring the structure and architecture of social media platforms. My current research agenda focuses on exploring the role of such structural and architectural affordances in matters of Internet policy deliberation… Read More
Chen Crystal Chen
ICR Student
Email: chenc4@illinois.edu COHORT: 2018 RESEARCH INTERESTS    My research focuses on understanding the influence of unique characteristics of immersive environment on individuals’ information processing, cognitive performances and decision making. It turns into three inter-related questions: 1)… Read More
Vincent Jurgens
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Vincent Jurgens (BS  '86, Media and Cinema Studies)  Photographer, Videographer, Webmaster What is one of your favorite memories as a student in media and cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, etc.) Being the first student in the new Media Studies program, rescuing me… Read More
Alexandra Pate
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Alexandra Pate (BS '16, Media & Cinema Studies) Communications Designer & Social Media Coordinator, Common Ground Research Networks What is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor… Read More
Page Wolf
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Page Wolf (BS '93, Media Studies) Faculty Development Chair, College of Lake County What is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, organization, etc.) As Media Studies majors, we… Read More