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Timeka N. Tounsel

Assistant Professor of Black Studies in Communication

Communication, Gender and sexuality, Race, equity and identity


Web / Pronouns: she/her/hers

Expertise: Black/African American culture, television, race & media, gender & media, Black feminism/womanism, digital media, ethnic marketing

Timeka Tounsel’s work considers the stories that society tells about Black women and the narratives that Black women craft about themselves. This line of inquiry engages numerous fields, including: Africana studies, audience studies, digital cultures, feminist media studies, womanism, and the medical humanities.