Andrew Selepak, PhD


Andrew Selepak is the Director 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 Telecommunication at the University of Florida.

Andrew holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia in American History, a 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. Specifically, he has researched extremist groups and their use of the Internet and various forms of media to recruit and spread their message, examined how police dramas impact our views on race and crime, and political diversity in media and in academia.