The McGannon Center welcomes Hilde Van den Bulck as its 2017 Visiting Research Fellow!
Hilde Van den Bulck (Ph.D.) is a full professor of Communication Studies and serves as director of the research group Media, Policy and Culture at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. She studied Communication Studies at KU Leuven (B) and University of Leicester (UK) and obtained her Ph.D. at KU Leuven. She has complementary expertise and interests in media policies and structures, with a focus on public media, and media culture and identity, focusing most recently on the mediated communication about celebrity philanthropy and activism. Dr. Van den Bulck has been involved in Flemish media policy, including as vice chair of the Flemish Media Council. She has published widely.