Jan Fernback
Jan Fernback
Associate Professor
Departments: Globalization and Development Communication, Media & Communication, Media Studies and Production
Office: 215-204-3041
Tomlinson Theater, Room 214


Jan Fernback earned her doctorate from the University of Colorado, and her MA from Temple University. She consults on various web-related projects and has published studies and commentary on cybercommunities and new technology. Her current work examines the impact of information and communication technologies in urban revitalization efforts, the institutional uses of ICTs, issues of privacy and surveillance online and in mobile technologies, and the meaning of virtual communities in contemporary culture.


PhDMedia Studies, CommunicationUniversity of Colorado
MAMedia and CommunicationTemple University

Courses Taught

MSP 3421Technology and CultureUndergraduate
MSP 5011Introduction to Communication ConceptsGraduate
MSP 9845MA ColloquiumGraduate
MMC 9004Teaching CommunicationGraduate


TitleType of AwardDate
Lindback Award for Distinguished TeachingUniversity2011
SCT Junior Faculty Award for Distinguished TeachingCollege2004