Kelly J. Madison, Professor of Cultural Politics & Media Studies

Kelly J. Madison, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Letters
Department of TV, Film and Media Studies

~~Professor Kelly J. Madison completed her undergraduate degree at UCLA, and her Ph. D. at the Annenberg School for Communication at USC.  Professor Madison teaches in the Undergraduate program of  Television, Film & Media Studies, and the Masters program in Communication Studies at CSULA.  Professor Madison specializes in Cultural Politics and Media Studies.  Her areas of expertise include the cultural & media politics of "race"/racism, whiteness, violence, youth identity, gender, economic class, and consumerism/commercialization.  Professor Madison is a founder, producer and co-host of Pacifica Radio/KPFK's "Beautiful Struggle," a weekly African American public affairs program specializing in social justice issues and community activism. Beautiful Struggle airs on 90.7 FM in Los Angeles and 98.7 in Santa Barbara on Tuesday nights from 7-8 pm.  In 2006 Dr. Madison was the recipient of the "Distinguished Women of CSULA Award" for her excellence in teaching and community service.