Mirjana Mira Pantic
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Media, Communications, and Visual Arts
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
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,
- 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.
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.
Digital media Journalism tenets Active audiences Intercultural communication International communication.
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication