Geri Zeldes Ph.D.

Geri Zeldes

Professor & ComArtSci Faculty Excellence Advocate

Department
  • Journalism
alumitge@msu.edu
248-910-0687
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Biography

Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D., a tenured Professor in Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, has a dozen best paper awards from international communication associations and 100+ honors and screenings for her documentary films and other creative scholarship that include the Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for coverage of social justice issues from the Asian American Journalists Association, Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow and Unity awards, two national Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival Awards, Top 25 Public Vote recognition for an exhibit in ArtPrize, three regional Emmys ®, and a handful of Society of Professional Journalists, Michigan Association of Broadcaster and Michigan Associated Press Editors’ Association awards.

Zeldes obtains small- and mid-sized grants to support her work as well as the work of her creative teams. She was also invited to speak at two Tedx events and featured for her social justice scholarship on MSU’s “Spartans Will” campaign.

 

Key Research Interest

News coverage of race, ethnicity and religion; documentary filmmaking

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd., Room 280
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University

alumitge@msu.edu

248/910-0687