Our Faculty

Mirjana Mira Pantic

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Media, Communications, and Visual Arts

Location
  • @Pleasantville
Office Hours
Westchester

Tue 3:30pm-5:30pm

Wed 3:00pm-6:00pm

Biography


Mirjana Pantic has a Ph.D. in Communication and Information earned from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is originally from Serbia where she received her bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in European Union studies. Pantic has more than 12 of professional experience in the media industry.

Education


PhD , University of Tennessee , Knoxville , 2017
Communication and Information

MA , Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade , Serbia , 2013
European Studies

BS , Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade , Serbia , 2004
Journalism and Communication Studies

Awards and Honors

  • College of Communication and Information, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, April 16, 2018 - Outstanding dissertation award
  • The Participatory Journalism Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication , August 2017 - Top student paper (second place)
  • U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs , 2016 - Certificate of appreciation for contribution to the research report “The Belgrade Police: Refugee coping strategy and public diplomacy”
  • The Annual Research Symposium of the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information, 2016 - First prize proposal poster

PRESENTATIONS


Pantic, M. (2018, August). AEJMC annual conference. Citizen engagement with live blogs: Passive consumption rather than participation. AEJMC, Washington D.C.

Pantic, M. (2018, May 25). 68th Annual International Communication Association conference. Gratifications of digital media: What motivates users to consume live blogs.. ICA, Prague, Czech Republic

Pantic, M. & Pjesivac, I. (2017). International Studies Association annual conference. Live-blogging the crisis: Determinants of news coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis. ISA, Baltimore, Maryland

Pantic, M. & Tipton, W. (2017). Southern States Communication Association 87th Annual Convention. Anxiety, uncertainty, and attitudes toward refugees from Syria.. NCA, Greenville, South Carolina

Cvetkovic, I., Pantic, M. & , . (2017, August). AEJMC annual conference. Framing EU borders in live blogs: A multimodal approach.. AEJMC, Chicago

Pantic, M. (2017, August). AEJMC annual conference. Half-opening the gates: Adoption of user-generated content in the newsrooms. AEJMC, Chicago

Pantic, M. (2016). Media and the Public Sphere international conference. Active readers: Exploring uses and gratifications of live blogs. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Pantic, M., Whiteside, E. & Cvetkovic, I. (2015). AEJMC annual conference. Employing transparency in live-blogs: the case of the Guardian. AEJMC, San Francisco, California

RESEARCH INTEREST


Digital media Journalism tenets Active audiences Intercultural communication International communication

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication , June 2015
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