I am an incoming Lecturer (Media and Communications) at Monash University Malaysia. My doctoral research was a media policy ethnography in South Asia, subsequently published as a book with Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, in 2020. My research interests lie in South Asian studies, media and communication governance, international development, media anthropology, and Southern and decolonial theories and methodologies.
Please find more about my work in my CV here
My book titled, Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach, as part of the Palgrave Studies in Communication for Social Change Series, is available here. Here are some reviews that the book has received:
Book Review: Community Radio Policies in South Asia by Preeti Raghunath, in TripleC: Communication, Capitalism and Critique
Book review: Preeti Raghunath. Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach, in Asia Pacific Media Educator
Book Review: Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach by Preeti Raghunath, in the LSE Review of Books
Media Policymaking at the Core of Anthropological Concerns in South Asia: Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach by Preeti Raghunath, (2020). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan., in the Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture
I’m currently a Vice-Chair of the Global Media Policy Working Group at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). I serve as the Founder-Editor of the Media Anthropology Research Collective – South Asia, a voluntary grouping of those interested in Media Anthropology. I also serve on the Executive Council of the Oral History Association of India (OHAI)