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Associate Professor, University of Denver

Nadia Kaneva’s research draws on critical theories of culture, power, and communication to examine the intersections of media, ideologies, and markets in the post-Cold War context. Her work focuses on public diplomacy and nation branding as strategic instruments for the advancement of various actors’ claims to power. She is the editor of three books: Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities (Routledge, 2015), Branding Post-Communist Nations: Marketizing National Identities in the “New” Europe (Routledge, 2011), and, with Stewart Hoover, Fundamentalisms and the Media (Bloomsbury, 2009). Her research appears in numerous academic journals and edited collections, and she is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Communication, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, and Public Diplomacy Journal.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of Denver

Education

  • 2007 
    University of Colorado Boulder, PhD, Communication and Media Studies

Publications

  • 2016
    Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities,
  • 2011
    Branding Post-Communist Nations: Marketizing National Identities in the "New" Europe,
  • 2009
    Fundamentalisms and the Media,

Professional Memberships

  • International Communication Association