Department of Communication Studies
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor of Communication, Professor of
Psychology and Professor of Human Development and Social Policy
2240 Campus Drive
Frances Searle Building Rm. 2-148
Evanston, IL 60208
Graduate Program: Media, Technology, and Society
Ellen Wartella researches the effects of media on children and adolescents, and the impact of food marketing in the childhood obesity crisis.
|Post-Doc||Developmental Psychology, University of Kansas|
|PhD & MA||Mass Communication, University of Minnesota|
|BA||Communication, University of Pittsburgh|
E. Wartella, A. Lichtenstein and C. Boone , Eds. (2010) Front of Package Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols: Phase I Report. Institute of Medicine. Washington DC: National Academies Press.
Wartella, E., Richert, R. and Robb,M. (2010) Babies, Television and Videos: How Did We Get Here? Developmental Review, 30(2) pp. 116-127.
J.G. Fender, R. Richert, M. Robb and E. Wartella (2010) Parent Teaching Focus and Toddlers: Learning from and Infant DVD. Infant and Child Development, 19, pp. 613- 627.
Richert, R., Robb,M., Fender, J.and Wartella, E (2010) World learning from baby videos. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 164(5). Doi: 10.1001/ archpediatrics.2010.24.
Awards and Honors
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fellow, International Communication Association and Distinguished Scholar, National Communication Association. Inaugual Fellow of the Fred Rogers Center (2009-2010)
Recent Grants and Funding
National Science Foundation funding for Children's Digital Media Center (2001-2011)
Media and Children
Introduction to Media