Angela Cirucci received her PhD from Temple University in the School of Media and Communication and is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Kutztown University. She was previously a Senior Doctoral Fellow and a HASTAC Digital Humanities Scholar. She received her MA from Temple University in Broadcasting, Telecommunication, and Mass Media and her BA from Rowan University in Radio, Television, and Film.
As a researcher
and theorist, Angela explores social networking sites and the ways in which their structures and affordances influence
identifications. She is particularly interested in Facebook's drive to create an anti-anonymous culture.
Angela has presented her research at many conferences including The International Communication Association, The National Communication
Association and The Media Ecology Association, where she was awarded
Linda Elson Top Student Paper for her "First Person Paparazzi."
As a Kutztown University Assistant Professor, Temple University Lecturer, Drexel University Adjunct Professor,
and Lincoln University Adjunct Professor, Angela has taught many courses including New Media and Communication, Introduction to Mass Communications, Communication Theory, Mass Media Law and Ethics, and Persuasive Writing.