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Dr. Meg Spratt, Teaching Professor and co-director of the UW Integrated Social Sciences program, brings an extensive background as a communication scholar and journalist to her course development, teaching, and program management. Her academic and professional projects have focused on news coverage of tragedy, media representations of race and gender, and influences of photojournalism in shaping cultural mythology and political discourse. She has been published in American Journalism; Visual Communication Quarterly; Journalism; The Howard Journal of Communication; Popular Communication; and Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.

Before moving to Seattle and joining the UW Department of Communication, Dr. Spratt taught journalism and media studies at Menlo College in Atherton, CA, worked as a reporter and editor for Scripps League Newspapers in Northern California, and covered police, courts, and local government for City News Service and the Herald Examiner in Los Angeles.