Suman Mishra is an Associate professor and Graduate Program Director at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
She is an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar of media and communication. Her research focuses on globalization, consumer culture, transnational media, advertising/strategic communication, and visual communication. Her research explores issues related to race, class and gender. Geographically, she is interested in media and communication in developing countries.
At Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses These include Research Methods in Mass Communication, Media Law and Policy, International Advertising, Transnational Media, Mass Media in Society, Mass Media & Health, Media Campaigns, and Freshman Seminar. Before joining SIUE, she has taught at Temple University, Philadelphia.
She has her PhD from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and master’s degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. She has received teaching distinction award and phenomenal women award from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
She has served as the head of Cultural and Critical Studies at The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). She is currently a fellow at Institute of Diverse Leadership at AEJMC and Fellow at Kopenhaver Center at Florida International University.
Mishra, S. & Kern, R. (Eds.). (2019). Transnational media: Concepts and cases. Medford, MA: Wiley Blackwell.
Mishra, S. (2018). Assimilatory hybrid masculinity in Indian editions of global men’s lifestyle magazines: The production process. Journal of Media Business Studies, 15(2),147-168.
Mishra, S. (2017). The importance of “consumer type” in the attribution of crisis responsibility: The case of the Maggi noodles crisis in India. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 11(3), 224-243. https://doi.org/10.1080/1553118X.2017.1307843
Mishra, S. (2017). Looking westwards: Men in transnational men’s magazine advertising in India. Global Media and Communication, 13(3), 249–266. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742766517734254