Jyotika Ramaprasad

Jyotika Ramaprasad is Professor and Vice Dean for Graduate Studies in the School of Communication at the University of Miami. She has published her research in the International Communication Gazette, Journalism Quarterly, Newspaper Research Journal, Asian Journal of Communication, Mass Communication & Society,The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Journal of Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, and Social Marketing Quarterly.

Ramaprasad has consulted for disaster preparedness in Southeast Asia and for journalism/communication education in East Africa. She has received several US State Department grants for capacity building in journalism and communication for social change in South Asia and East Africa. She has run workshops, given talks, and taught as well as provided curricular advice in several institutions around the world including Europe, Africa and Asia.

Research Interests

Communication for social change including health and environmental communication; journalist profiles, media representations.

Featured Publications

Book or Book Chapter

Svetlana Pasti, S., Ramaprasad, J. and Ndlovu, M. (2014). BRICS Journalists in global research: Need for revision. In Kaarle Nordenstreng and Daya Kishan Thussu (Eds.). Mapping the BRICS Media, Routledge.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentation

Jyotika Ramaprasad, Aurora Occa and Joy Leopold, Indian journalists' views on new media: Technological changes, censorship and control, prestige, IAMCR, Montreal, Canada, July 2015
Jyotika Ramaprasad and Chun Zhou, Health Care Provider-Roma Interactions in Macedonia: Theory-Based Formative Research, ICA, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2015.

Peer-Reviewed Journal

Ramaprasad, J., Garrison, B., and Liu, Y. (2012). Ethical use of new technologies: Where do Indian journalists stand? Asian Journal of Communication. 22(1), 98-114.

Ramaprasad, J. (2012). Mapping territory, making change: Ugandan journalists addressing HIV/AIDS. International Communication Research Journal. 47(1-2), 46-76.

Ramaprasad, J. (2011). Couple testing for HIV: Evaluating effectiveness of a video in Uganda. Journal of Health and Mass Communication. 3(1-4), 206-228. Spokane, Washington. [Web Site]