Susan Jacobson2015-09-23T12:22:03+00:00

Susan Jacobson


Assistant Professor

School of Communication and Journalism

Florida International University
Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 N.E. 151 Street, Academic II, Room 319B
North Miami, FL 33181

P: (305) 919-5626
F: (305) 919-5203


PhD, Arts and Humanities
New York University

MPS, Interactive Telecommunications
New York University
BS Journalism
University of Florida

Areas of Expertise

Social media and media effects
New media and journalism
Expressive qualities of multimedia

Professional Activities

Dr. Jacobson has worked in new media her entire professional and academic career. She received an MPS from New York University’s top-ranked Interactive Telecommunications Program and later earned a Ph.D. from New York University.

Her research is concerned with how social media shapes the relationship between journalists and news audiences, the impact of new media on journalism and the expressive qualities of multimedia. Her work has been published in top-ranked journals such as New Media and Society and The Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.

She has won fellowships and awards from the CMM Institute, the Mellon Foundation, the Media Ecology Association and the Warburg Institute. She is active in new media industry organizations, and has sat on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Area New Media Association and the World Wide Web Artists Consortium of New York City.