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Associate Professor, health communication, Washington State University

Porismita Borah's main areas of research interests are emerging technology in the context of politics and health. She is part of the graduate faculty in the Murrow College and in the Prevention Science program in WSU. She is also affiliated with the Murrow Center for Media and Health Promotion Research. Her research has been published in many prestigious journals including Journal of Communication and Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. She regularly serves as a reviewer for some of the highly-ranked journals in communication and political science. She serves in the editorial boards of journals including Journal of Communication and Journal of Information Technology and Politics. She serves in the WAPOR council is the past Head for the Communication Technology division in AEJMC.
Before joining graduate school, Porismita worked as a production executive in New Delhi Television (NDTV), in Delhi, India. Outside of academia, Porismita loves photography, travel, music, the Internet, politics, animals, and cooking. To learn more about Porismita’s work, please visit her website at


  • –present
    Associate Professor , Washington State University


  • 2010 
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mass Communication