Bernadette Barker-Plummer

Bernadette Barker-Plummer


Full-Time Faculty
Kalmanovitz Hall 146


Bernadette Barker-Plummer received her PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, her MA from the University of Texas at Austin, and her BA from Edinburgh University in Scotland. Her research interests are in media, social movements, and social change. Some of her work can be found in Critical Studies in Media Communication, Feminist Media Studies, Journalism Quarterly, Journalism Monographs, and Peace Review. She teaches Gender and Media, Introduction to Media Studies, Media Theory, and other Media Studies classes.

Research Areas

  • Media
  • Social Movements
  • Social Change


  • BA, Edinburgh University in Scotland
  • MA, University of Texas at Austin
  • PhD, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania