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Mirjana Mira Pantic

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

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Tue 3:30pm-5:30pm

Wed 3:00pm-6:00pm


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.


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


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


Digital media Journalism tenets Active audiences Intercultural communication International communication

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