Wayne State University

Hayg Oshagan



Academic Interests

Ethnic and minority media

Area of Expertise

Dr. Oshagan studies the effects of mass media, issues of public opinion and perception, and ethnic media.  His research has been published in Communication Research, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Journal of Communication, National Journal of Sociology and several edited books.  He has been editor of The Armenian Review. His current interests focus on ethnic and minority media for which he has received numerous grants, including ones from the Knight Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and thr McCormick Foundation..

Primary Research Interest

Media arts and studies, relationship of individuals to the mass media, public opinion and perception, ethnic media

Recent Publications

Moody, M., Subervi, F. and H. Oshagan. (2013). Ethnic and racial minorities’ participation in AEJMC: How much and what type of progress. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. http://jmc.sagepub.com/content/68/3/269.abstract/

Ethnic Media: Their Influence on Politics and Participation. (2010). Proceedings of the Breaux Symposium. Louisiana State University

Courses Taught