Jan Fernback

Associate Professor

Globalization and Development Communication, M&C and Media Studies and Production

Tomlinson Theater, Room 214
1301 West Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Jan Fernback, associate professor, received her doctorate from the University of Colorado, and her MA from Temple University. Professor Fernback consults on various web-related projects and has published studies and commentary on cybercommunity and new technology. Current work examines the impact of information/communication technologies in urban revitalization efforts; issues of privacy and surveillance online and in mobile technologies; institutional uses of ICTs; the meaning of virtual community in contemporary culture.

Office Hours:

Monday: 4PM – 5:15PM

Tuesday: 3:45PM – 5PM

Thursday: 1PM – 1:45PM


PhDMedia Studies, CommunicationUniversity of Colorado
MAMedia and CommunicationTemple University

Courses Taught

MSP 3421Technology and CultureUndergraduate
MSP 5011Introduction to Communication ConceptsGraduate
MSP 9845MA ColloquiumGraduate
MMC 9004Teaching CommunicationGraduate


TitleType of AwardDate
Lindback Award for Distinguished TeachingUniversity2011
SCT Junior Faculty Award for Distinguished TeachingCollege2004