About Vanessa Domine, Ph.D.: Dr. Vanessa Domine is associate professor and chairperson of the Department of Secondary and Special Education at Montclair State University—home to one of the top-ranked teacher education programs in the United States. Dr. Domine graduated from New York University's media ecology program and continues to develop her research interests in the areas of educational technology, media literacy education, and critical media health literacy. She is the author of "Rethinking Technology in Schools" (Peter Lang, 2009) and "Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools" (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming). Dr. Domine received the 2013 NAMLE Meritorious Service Award for her contributions as first vice president, conference program chair, and JMLE co-editor. You can read more about her work (and play) at vanessadomine.com. View author profile.
Now Available: Journal of Media Literacy Education: Volume 4 Issue 1. This special issue features program highlights from the NAMLE 2011 Conference held July 22-25th in Philadelphia, PA. The conference theme was “Global Visions, Local Connections: Voices in Media Literacy Education” and the research articles, Voices from the Field, and professional resource reviews stay true to that theme. From food, faith to news media literacy—this issue has something for everyone. A special thanks to outgoing (and founding) co-editor of the JMLE, Dr. Amy Petersen Jensen, whose hard work over the past several years has established JMLE as a leading resource in the field of media literacy education.