Vesta Silva

Professional Title

Associate Professor & Chair

Department

communication arts

Expertise

Issues of White Privilege in American Culture, Media Coverage of Health and Illness

Bio

B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Vesta Silva’s research and teaching focus on questions of health, gender, and identity in contemporary popular culture.  She also provides faculty support and development for Allegheny’s FS program.