Nadia Kaneva is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies, where she also serves as Director of the M.A. in Media and Public Communication and the Graduate Certificate in Public Diplomacy. Her research draws on critical theories of communication and culture and explores the intersections of media, markets and power in global contexts. She is particularly interested in critical perspectives on promotional culture, nation branding, and public diplomacy. Much of her research focuses on the post-communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Nadia Kaneva teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in media theory and history, strategic communication, public diplomacy, and branding. Before becoming a college professor, she has worked in advertising and public relations in the United States and in her native country, Bulgaria. Degree(s): Ph.D., Media Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007; MA, Advertising, Syracuse University, 1999; BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, American University in Bulgaria, 1997.
Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies at the University of Denver