|Name||Dr. Madhavi Reddy|
|Designation||Professor and Head|
Madhavi Reddy is a Professor and Head, Department of Media and Communication Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Communication and worked as an Assistant Professor at Tata Institute of social sciences and SNDT university before joining SPPU in 2008. She was an ICCR Chair Professor at the Institute of Media Studies, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany (2013), and received a National Award from the President of India for a short film 'Matitali Kusti' produced by the Department (2017). Recipient of TATA scholarship for Film Preservation and Restoration Programme (2018), She is currently working with two international research projects on 'Sociology of Internet Usage in India and Germany' a UGC-DAAD project, and 'Cultural Heritage and Identities of Europe's Future' a European Union Funded project. Her research agenda and teaching are focused on Media, Culture and Society, Semiotics, Indian Cinema, Gender and its Politics in the Public Sphere, New Media, and Young Audiences.