Dr. Baruch Shomron

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2021- 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Communication, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3943-782X

 

 Education

 2016-2021

Ph.D., Department of Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Dissertation title: "The Participation of Palestinian-Israelis in Public and Commercial Television and Radio in Israel as Capability."

Supervisor: Professor Amit Schejter

 

2013-2016

MA, Department of Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Thesis title: "The Technological Exclusion (Digital Divide) and Information Needs of the ‘Bnei Menashe’ Immigrant Community in Israel."

Supervisor: Professor Amit Schejter

 

2011-2013

BA (magna cum laude), School of Communication, Ariel University.

 

 Research Interests

  • Distributive justice
  • Media capabilities, digital capabilities, and the capabilities approach
  • Communication rights
  • Media representations and media participation
  • Marginalized populations
  • Health communication

 

Awards and Grants

2021

Fellowship – Center for Intercultural Studies (ZIS- Zentrum fur Interkulturelle Studien), Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship – The Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2021

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Award for Outstanding Doctoral Candidates – Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

2019-2020

Scholarship for Doctoral Candidates – The Hubert H. Humphrey Center for Social Research. Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

2019

Travel Grant for Doctoral Candidates – The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

2019

Research Grant for Doctoral Candidates – The Walter Lebach Institute for Jewish-Arab Coexistence Through Education at the Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University.

2018

Top Student Paper Award at the 15th ‘Communicating’ (Metaksherim) conference. Haifa University.

2017-2020

Full Faculty Doctoral Scholarship – The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Three-year scholarship for Ph.D. Candidates.

2016-2020

Departmental Research Grant – Department of Communication Studies, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

2012-2013

Departmental Research Grant – School of Communication, Ariel University.

2012

President’s Excellence Award – Ariel University.

2011

President’s Excellence Award – Ariel University.

 

Activities in the academic community

  • Reviewer for journals and conferences including Feminist Media Studies, The Communication Review, Poetics, Palgrave Macmillan, International Communication Association (ICA), and Communicating (Metaksherim).
  • Memberships in professional associations including the International Communication Association (ICA), International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Israel Communication Association (ISCA) and the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR).