Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean (Admissions & Outreach)
Prof. (Dr.) Suruchi Mazumdar has a doctorate and masters in communication studies at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Prior to graduate studies in Singapore, Suruchi worked as a journalist in India for five years with prominent dailies such as The Indian Express and Hindustan Times. She was a visiting scholar with the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication in 2014. Suruchi also worked as a researcher with the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), currently based in the Philippines, on a UNESCO-funded project that studied media regulation and freedom in ten Southeast Asian countries.
Her primary research interests are in the areas of journalism studies, political economy of communication, political and international communication. She has published on the growing global expansion of Chinese news media and the globalisation of Asian film industries. Her recent articles have also been published on Indian digital news platforms such as The Wire and Scroll.in. Suruchi currently holds research affiliation with the Curtin Business School in Perth, Australia on a short-term project on the role of journalists’ associations in India. She is also the India-based Research Associate/ Co-Investigator of a project on media ethics in Asia, funded by the Hong Kong University Grants Commission.