Antonio Lopez

Antonio Lopez

2008 Professor of Communications and Media Studies

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B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1989 
M.A., New School for Social Research, New York City, 2005 
Ph.D., Prescott College, Arizona, 2013

Antonio López, PhD, is a leading international specialist of media literacy education. With a research focus on bridging sustainability with media literacy, he is currently one of the top global experts in the field of ecomedia literacy. As an authority in media literacy, he is regularly interviewed in the media about “fake news” (including on NPR and BBC). He has written three books, Mediacology: A Multicultural Approach to Media Literacy in the 21st Century (Peter Lang, 2008), The Media Ecosystem: What Ecology Can Teach Us About Responsible Media Practice (Evolver Editions, 2012), and Greening Media Education (Peter Lang, 2014). He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters about media education, youth media and ecomedia literacy. He teaches Introduction to Visual Communication, Writing Across the Media, Media Culture and Society, Digital Media Culture, Media and the Environment, Ecocinema, Writing Across the Media, Advanced Media Theory, and Senior Capstone Project.

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