School of Communication - Director
PhD - Bowling Green State University
MA - University of Hyderabad
BA - Osmania University
A Professor of Communication and Multimedia Web Design & Development, Sundeep Muppidi teaches courses in new media, television production, multimedia production, international communication and research methods. With a passion for technology, Dr. Muppidi’s research interests are in international media theory and research, new communication technologies, video, and multimedia production. His research is published in national and international outlets, and he serves on the editorial boards of Communication Monographs and the Global Media Journal. Dr. Muppidi is an independent film maker and script writer and his last project was the Inscrutable Americans, a 35mm feature film for the international market for which he was the co-screenplay writer and the associate director. He also is a consultant for national and international agencies including UNESCO in Paris and the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) in Singapore. He has a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Bowling Green State University, an M.A. in Communication/Television Production from the University of Hyderabad, and a B.S. in Biology from Osmania University. With two post-graduate diplomas--one in Journalism and Communication and another in Computer programming languages from institutions in India—he is a 2006 alumnus of the Management Development Program at Harvard University and a 2005-2006 fellow of the Journalism and Mass Communication Leadership Institute for Diversity of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He is currently on leave from the University serving as the Secretary General of the Asian Media Information and Communication Center (AMIC) in Singapore. For more information visit his personal website at http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/muppidi.