Viveca Greene, assistant professor of media studies, earned a Ph.D. from the communication department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2003, Viveca received the university's highest teaching honor: The Distinguished Teaching Award. She holds an Ed.M. from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Professor Greene is co-editor (with Ted Gournelos) of A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America (University Press of Mississippi, 2011) and her work has appeared in The Nation, In Media Res, and We the Media: A Citizen's Guide to Fighting for Media Democracy.
She teaches courses in consumer culture, popular culture, audience research, and media studies.
School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
Recent and Upcoming Courses
HACU-0180: Introduction to Media Studies (Spring 2014)
HACU-0239: Speaking the Unspoken: Media Irony & Cultural Politics (Fall 2013)
HACU-0289: Audience Research and Media Studies (Fall 2012)
HACU-130T: Topics in Critical Reading, Research and Analysis (Spring 2012)