Helen Morgan Parmett & Ipek A. Çelik Rappas
Helen Morgan Parmett is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Vermont and Director of the Speech & Debate Program and the Lawrence Debate Union. Her research considers television production and its implication in the practice of urban, neighborhood, and regional space. Her work bridges media and cultural studies, communication, and urban studies by emphasizing relationships between media, race, and urban space; production studies; television studies; and sports communication. Ipek A. Çelik Rappas is an Assistant Professor of Media and Visual Arts at Koç University, Istanbul. Her book In Permanent Crisis: Ethnicity in Contemporary European Media and Cinema was published by University of Michigan Press in 2015. Her research topics include migration and mobility in European cinema, and the relationship between identity, space and media in European cities.