Dr. Lisa Holderman is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Media and Communication. She teaches courses in media studies, popular film, public speaking, and supervises the Senior Capstone courses. Her research primarily focuses on representations of intelligence and intellectuality in popular media. She has published in journals such as Mass Communication and Society, Popular Communication, and the Atlantic Journal of Communication, has contributed to anthologies including Stardom and Celebrity and Spider-Man, Spider-Women, and Webspinners: Critical Perspectives, and edited a book entitled Common Sense: Intelligence as Presented on Popular Television.
Dr. Holderman received her Ph.D. from Temple University and her M.A. and B.A. from the University of Delaware.
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