College of Arts & Sciences Media & Journalism

Miglena Sternadori

Miglena Sternadori
Associate Professor
Media & Journalism, College of Arts & Sciences
UNM Al Neuharth Media Center 205H
Phone: 605-677-6473
Miglena Sternadori is on sabbatical leave in Fall 2014, working on a book about sexual scripts in media content. She has published in Feminist Media Studies, Journal of Media Psychology, Women's Studies in Communication, Newspaper Research Journal, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Atlantic Journal of Communication, Forum: Qualitative Social Research, Media Report to Women, and Journal of Media Education. She serves as the coordinator of USD's Women and Gender Studies program and the editor of the Journal of Magazine & New Media Research. Sternadori worked as a journalist for seven years, including five as an investigative reporter in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has covered government and business, including the controversial Bulgarian privatization, and is an alumna of the Missouri School of Journalism, where she first arrived in 2000 on a scholarship for Eastern European journalists.
Teaching Interests:
Media effects, international communication, gender and media, writing and editing courses, theory and research methodology
Research Interests:
Stereotyping, gender issues in the media, newsroom routines, and cognitive processing of media messages
  • Ph D, Journalism, University of Missouri, 2008
  • MA, Journalism, University of Missouri, 2005
  • BS, International Business, University for National and Global Economy, 1997