Dr. Srividya "Srivi" Ramasubramanian is Presidential Impact Fellow, Professor of Communication, Affiliated Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, and Director of the Difficult Dialogues Project at Texas A&M University, where she has served as Associate Dean of Liberal Arts. She was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a Visiting Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and the National University of Singapore.
Ramasubramanian's scholarship addresses pressing contemporary global issues relating to media, diversity, and social justice. She is most widely recognized for her pioneering work on critical media effects, media literacy, difficult dialogues, race and media, and prejudice reduction.
An internationally prominent scholar in her discipline, Dr. Ramasubramanian is Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Communication Research and Psychology of Popular Media and serves/served on twelve editorial boards.
Ramasubramanian has received numerous research awards including the NCA Gerald M. Phillips Awards for Distinguished Applied Comm Scholarship, TAMU Presidential Impact Fellow, the NAMLE Outstanding Media Literacy Researcher Award, and the Liberal Arts Cornerstone Faculty Fellowship 2018-2022. Her commitment to teaching excellence has been recognized with the AFS Distinguished College-Level Teaching Award, Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellowship, Service Learning Faculty Fellowship, and Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award in 2017 and 2019. Her demonstrated diversity leadership and community engagement have been recognized with the Chancellor's Gold Medal for Diversity and Inclusion, Liberal Arts Achievements in Climate & Inclusion Award, NCA Mass Comm Division Service Award, ACE Award for Women's Progress, and the Outstanding Diversity Team Award.