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The M.A. in Social and Emerging Media program is led by a group of faculty with expertise in communication, emerging media, art, film, journalism and public relations. Stephanie Tripp, associate professor of communication, serves as program director. Contact her at stripp@ut.edu.

Santiago Echeverry, MPS, associate professor of film, animation and new media
Specialties: interactive media and marketing, web production, interface design, video art

Kristen Foltz, J.D., assistant professor of speech
Specialties: business communication, organizational culture, legal issues

Lina Gómez-Vásquez, Ph.D., assistant professor of public relations
Specialties: social media, strategic communication

Ry McCullough, MFA, assistant professor of art and design
Specialties: art, design, printmaking, digital print media

Gregg Perkins, MFA, associate professor of film, animation and new media
Specialties: film, video, photography, digital media, multimedia production

Stephanie Tripp, Ph.D., associate professor of communication
Specialties: digital media theory and practice 

David Wheeler, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism
Specialties: multimedia journalism, First Amendment law