Ruth Tsuria .

 

Ruth Tsuria, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Communication and the Arts

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Ruth Tsuria, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
College of Communication and the Arts

Ruth Tsuria earned her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University Department of Communication. Her research investigates the intersection of digital media, religion, and feminism. Her dissertation project, entitled “New Media in the Jewish Bedroom: Exploring Jewish Online Discourse Concerning Gender and Sexuality,” has received the support of the Women and Gender Studies Program at Texas A&M University. Dr. Tsuria’s research explores a variety of topics, including memes, mobile applications, websites, and social media. Her main foci are developing theoretical tools to understand online discourse and interrogating the relationship between technology and society.

She has published articles on the topics of digital media and religion in various academic outlets, such as The Communication Review and New Media + Society. Dr. Tsuria has presented her research at numerous national and international communication, media, and religion conferences. She is currently working on her first book, which will expand her dissertation research in addition to further articles considering theoretical, methodological, and ethical questions in the field of digital media.