Faculty Profile for Dr. Sandhya Rao

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Dr. Sandhya Rao
Professor — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
Asst Dean, College — The Graduate College
OM 210
phone: (512) 245-2656

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Rao, S., Sarabia-Panol, Z., Natesan, C., & Singleton, C. (2018). A Comparative Analysis of Twitter Data in the Aftermath of Floods  in India and the Philippines Using the Participatory Communication Model. International Communication Research Journal, 53(1), 46–70.
  • Rao, S., Sarabia-Panol, Z., Chinna, N., & Singleton, C. (2018). A Comparative Analysis of Twitter Data in the Aftermath of Floods in India and the Philippines Using the Participatory Communication Model. International Communication Research Journal, 53, 46--70.
  • Rao, S. (2018, January 10). Texas State Students Discover London on Study Abroad Trip. San Antonio Express-News.
  • Rao, S. (2017, July 6). Mysuru, A Royal Retreat. San Antonio Express-News.
  • Rao, S. (2017, January). Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Sage.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi Honor Society. November 9, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Texas State Chapter. April 23, 2016

Selected Grants

  • Rao, Sandhya. Once a First-Gen, Always a First-Gen, Office of Equity and Inclusion, Texas State University, $1500. (Funded: August 2019). Grant.
  • Rao, Sandhya. Common Experience Grant, Institutional (Higher Ed), $1000. (Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Rao, Sandhya. Common Experience Grant, $750. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Rao, Sandhya. Common Experience Grant, Common Experience Committee, Texas State University, $750. (Funded: 2016). Grant.
  • Rao, Sandhya. Equity and Access Grant, Office of Equity and Access, Texas State University, $1500. (Funded: 2016). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
International Affairs Advisory Council
2019-Present
Member
Study Abroad Advisory Council
April 2018-Present
Coordinator from The Graduate College
Roads to Research initiative of the Honors College
September 2017-Present
Member
Alliance Francaise d'Austin
September 2017-Present
Coordinator
Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellowship
August 2017-Present