Katie Day Good, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Strategic Communication

Katie Day Good

Katie Day Good's research focuses on the roles that emerging technologies play in education, civic engagement, and everyday life. Her interests include the history of educational technology, global media and information, and the interplay between digital and material culture.

She is the author of Bring the World to the Child: Technologies of Global Citizenship in American Education (MIT Press, 2020). A critical history of educational technology, the book examines the rise of global and mediated learning in the United States, focusing on how new media came to be associated with global citizenship education in the early twentieth century. Good's article based on this research, published in Technology and Culture, won the 36th Annual Covert Award in Mass Communication History from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. 

Good's scholarship has appeared in journals such as New Media & Society, Media, Culture & Society, Journalism Studies, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, the International Journal of Communication, and Technology and Culture. She has also written on media and technology issues for Slate and The Washington Post

Good received her Ph.D. in Media, Technology, and Society from Northwestern University in 2015, where she was an American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellow. Prior to undertaking graduate studies, she was the recipient of a Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship to Mexico. Good teaches courses in intercultural communication, comparative media studies, and media and technology studies.

More information on Good's work is available on her personal academic website.

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