School of Communication & Journalism

Deepa Fadnis

Deepa Fadnis Assistant Professor
112 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

  • Monday 11 am to noon
  • Wednesday 11 am to noon
  • Friday 11 am to noon


Deepa Fadnis is an Assistant Professor in Journalism at Auburn University. She teaches courses in data visualization, multimedia journalism, and gender in the context of the media within the journalism program.


Dr. Fadnis will be teaching a special seminar titled, ‘Gender and the News’ at the University of Toulon located in the south of France in Summer 2019.


She received her Ph.D. in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 2018. Her dissertation examined the journalistic coverage of rape and sexual violence cases in India. Her research looks at various aspects of the news production process with a focus on gender, race, and other intersectional issues. She got her Masters in Editorial Journalism from West Virginia University.


Her work has been published in prestigious academic journals such as Feminist Media Studies, Journalism Studies, The International Journal of Press/Politics, Newspaper Research Journal and Visual Communication Quarterly. She has also co-authored a chapter in the book titled ‘Scandals in the Digital Age’.


In the past, Dr. Fadnis has worked as a trade and acquisitions reporter for The Financial Times. She also spent some time working with The Economist in New York City. She worked for The Economic Times in India.

Last Updated: January 23, 2019