Kezia Nanda

Kezia Nanda
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Kezia Nanda, or Miss K as her students in Indonesia call her, is a proud doctoral student in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She was a news reporter and a public relations specialist for various organizations both in Indonesia and in the United States.

Ever since she was a little child, she realized the power of communication and the media to build and destroy something or someone. In the doctoral program, she’s interested in studying racial and religious propaganda, social media, political communication, misrepresentation, strategic communication, and everything in between. Her paper on Blasphemy Laws to silence minority won an award at the AEJMC conference.

She received her master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a 4.0 GPA and a bachelor’s degree double majoring in Psychology and Communication from Ouachita Baptist University, Arkansas with a Cum Laude. She joined the American National Honor Society in Journalism & Mass Communication, Public Relations Society of America, The International Honor Society in Social Sciences and The International Honor Society in Psychology.

She was a lecturer for four years in Indonesia, and she strives to always be a passionate lecturer of communication who not only inspires students to do great work in their field but also to be kind. She loves globetrotting, eating sushi, drinking local beers, playing basketball, and dabbling on the piano.