Meet Your Graduate Program Director

Your Graduate Program Director will serve as your primary faculty advisor, guiding you on course selection to ensure that you will both achieve your learning objectives and satisfy the program requirements. You will also receive program and department news from your program director along with any on- and off-campus opportunities that might be of interest to you.

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    Azeta Hatef
    Pronouns: (She/Her/Hers)
    Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director

    Azeta Hatef is a media researcher and award-winning instructor. Her scholarly interests focus on issues of social media as activism for underrepresented groups, gender and identity, and media systems in a global context. Dr. Hatef’s current work explores the representation of Afghans in American news media and popular culture.