Position title: Associate Professor and Chair, Communication Area
Shela, Ahmedabad, India
Manisha Pathak-Shelat is Associate Professor and the Chair of Communiation area at MICA, India. She has a doctorate in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in Education from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. Her interests are youth media cultures, digital public sphere and citizenship, media literacy, communication for social change, and gender. She has lived in India, the US, and Thailand and has over 20 years of experience in communication teaching, research and practice. Awards and fellowships include the Shastri Indo-Canadian Faculty Research Award, the Salzburg Seminar Fellowship, and the TATA Fellowship for the Study of Contemporary India.