Andrew Selepak, PhD

Andrew Selepak

Andrew Selepak is the Program Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Mass Communication Program with a specialization in Social Media at the University of Florida in the College of Journalism and Communications. He also teaches courses in the Department of Media Production, Management, and Technology at the University of Florida.

Andrew holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia in American History, an M.A. from George Mason University in Communications, and a Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Mass Communications.

His research interests include political communication, and online and social media including video games, music, television, and websites. He has researched extremist groups and their use of the Internet and various forms of media to recruit and spread their ideology, how police dramas impact our views on race and crime, and how social media posts from universities impact the public’s perceptions of academia.