Natasha Casey

Natasha Casey newNatasha Casey is associate professor of communications at Blackburn College (Carlinville, Illinois) where she teaches a variety of courses including media and information literacy, and communication theory, and advises the student newspaper. She holds a Ph.D. in communication studies from McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). Her research interests include critical race theory and media and information literacy. Her work has been published in the New Hibernia Review journal, the Encyclopedia of American Material Culture, The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity, and Popular Culture and she has co-authored several forthcoming articles on media and information literacy with Spencer Brayton. She has presented her research at the National Association for Media Literacy Education, the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians, the International Media Education Summit, the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and the American Conference for Irish Studies. She serves on the board of the Gateway Media Literacy Partners in St. Louis (Missouri), and the Illinois College Press Association. Her blog about media and information literacy, ‘No Silos’ – can be found at www.natashacasey.com