Bernadette Barker-Plummer received her Ph.D. from the
Annenberg School for Communication at the University of
Pennsylvania in 1997. Her research interests are in media, social
movements, and social change. Some of her work can be found in
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, Journalism Quarterly, and
Peace Review. Barker-Plummer coordinates the University of San
Francisco Media Group (USFMG), an interdisciplinary group of
faculty and students working on media and social justice issues.
Current USFMG projects include a cross cultural analysis of news
magazine coverage of the Iraq War, and a field study of the impact
of news media deregulation on community politics.
Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997