I am a Lecturer (Media and Communications) at the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia. My academic portfolio is shaped by my interests that lie at the intersections of global media studies, media policy studies and ethnographic methods in South Asia. I like to travel and undertake research that reflect slice-of-life realities, through lenses of space-time, while tying them to policy studies.
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)