POPC MA Current Students

Alexander Isaiah Darby Lester

B.A. Philosophy, with a minor in Ethics; Misericordia University, 2017
A.S. Human Services; Lackawanna College, 2015
Research Interests: The intersection of television, cultural literacy, and cultural capital. As well as ethics in/of popular culture.
Note: I am both available and happy to discuss the graduate program at Bowling Green with prospective students and to answer any queries one may have about joining us! Do not hesitate to reach out with questions about the program or my experience as a student here.
Email: aileste@bgsu.edu

Alexis Isaac
Hometown: Fenton, Michigan (just outside of Flint)
B.A. in English with a concentration in creative writing and a second major in Political Science, Michigan State University, 2018
Research Interests: Where popular culture and politics intersect especially in regards to celebrities running for office.

Devin Elliot
Hometown: Springfield, OH
Degree: B.A. in Film Studies, Baldwin Wallace University
Research Interests: Japanese film, Folkore, game history, and popular Culture

Katelyn Balkum
Degree: B.A. in Anthropology with minors in Performance Studies and Museum Studies, Texas A&M Univeristy, 2017
Research Interests: Disability studies, young adult/middle grade literature, and fandom studies

Tricia Ennis
Hometown: Springfield, MA
Degree: B.A. in Film nad Media Studies, Temple University, 2011; A.S. in Teleproduction Technology, Springfield Technical Community College, 2010
Research Interests: Television studies; Representation of race and gender on television.

Rachel Ramlawi
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Degrees: B.A. in Popular Culture with a minor in film, Bowling Green State University, 2018; A.A. in General Arts, Owens Community College, 2015
Research Interests: TV studies. Representations of race and gender on TV

Jerry Reed

Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
Degrees: B.S. in Education; Bowling Green State University, 2018
Research Interests: Folklore/folklife, children's folklore, cultural transmission

Joshua Smith
Hometown: Easton, PA
Undergrad/Grad Institutions and Degrees: Moravian College - BA in Sociology, minor in History
Research Interests: Comic Books, Superhero Mythology

Marley Stuever-Williford

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Undergrad/Grad Institutions and Degrees: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, BA in Communication with a Media Studies emphasis
Research Interests: Harry Potter, video games, and children’s media using a feminist theory framework.

David Aldrich
Anna DeGalan
Ryan Monk
Philomena Offiong