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
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)
HACU-0223: Critical Media Studies: Irony, Crisis and Political Culture (Fall 2011)