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Natasha Casey

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Natasha Casey

Lincoln Land Community College

Natasha Casey holds a Ph.D. in communication studies from McGill University (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), and is professor of communication at Lincoln Land Community College (Springfield, Illinois, US). Publications include ‘Beyond the Pale: Irishness and White Supremacy in 1990s America’ (Canadian Journal of Irish Studies) and with co-author Spencer Brayton, ‘Media Literacy and Social Justice: Connections, Fissures, and the Future’ (Media Literacy and Social Justice in Action); ‘Not Tolerating Intolerance: Unpacking Critical Pedagogy in Classrooms and Conferences’ (Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization); and ‘Reflections on Adopting a Critical Media and Information Literacy Pedagogy’ (Credit-bearing Information Literacy Courses: Critical Approaches). She has presented at regional, national and international conferences including the Media Education Summit, National Association for Media Literacy Education, International Media Literacy Research Symposium, Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas, National Communication Association, and Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians. Casey currently serves on the advisory committee of the McLuhan Foundation and on the Youth Be Heard board. Her blog about teaching and media and information literacy ‘No Silos’ is at