Paul Mihailidis

Member, International Advisory Board

Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Emerson College, USA

Director, Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, USA

Paul Mihailidis is an assistant professor in the school of communication at Emerson College in Boston, MA, where he teaches Interactive Communication, Understanding Consumers, Social Media, and Media Literacy. His research focuses on the nexus of media, education, and civic voices.

He has published widely on media literacy, global media, and digital citizenship. His forthcoming books, Media Literacy and the Emerging Citizen (2014, Peter Lang) and Media Literacy Education in Action (2014, Routledge), outline effective practices for participatory citizenship and engagement in digital culture. He is the editor of News Literacy: Global Perspectives for the Newsroom and Classroom (Peter Lang) and co-author of The Media Literacy Project (Pearson).

Mihailidis, who directs the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, and sits on the board of directors for the National Association of Media Literacy Education, was recently named associate director of the newly formed Engagement Labs at Emerson College.