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Anjuli Brekke, PH.D.


  • Podcasting
  • Listening
  • Community Based Research and Learning
  • Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Media
Anjuli Joshi Brekke is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department . She earned her Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Washington. Her scholarship focuses on the potential and politics of listening and interweaves research from a number of traditions including rhetorical studies, cultural studies, and sound studies. Her work explores the power and limitations of sharing personal narratives, both online and offline, to facilitate listening across difference. For her dissertation, she proposed and led an oral history and digital storytelling project to record and share stories of racial discrimination and resistance from the larger Seattle area. She has published multiple works on podcasting, radical listening and race and teaches courses in community-based podcasting and digital storytelling.

Teaching Interests

She regularly teaches courses in community-based podcasting, digital storytelling, and media and society.

Research Interests

Brekke, A. (March 2020). The sound of yellow rain: Resisting podcasting’s sonic whiteness. In J. A. Hendricks (Ed.), Radio’s Second Century: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, pp. 173-189.

Sturgis, M., Evans, B., Brekke, A., Delgado, A., Lee, E.,(November 2020). BIPOC Students Using Polyvocal Narratives, Co-Witnessing, and Spectral Engagement: "Seen" But Not Heard. In H. Oliha-Donaldson (Ed), Confronting Critical Equity and Inclusion Incidents on Campus: Lessons Learned and Emerging Practices. New York: Routledge, pp. 141-158.

Brekke, A., Joseph, R., Naheed, A. (Forthcoming). “I address race because race addresses me”: Women of color show their receipts through digital storytelling. Review of Communication.

Brekke, A. (Forthcoming). “TEACH US THE TRUTH”: Teaching historical understanding in an era of post-truth politics. In A. Atay and D. H. Kahl Jr. (Eds.), Pedagogies of Post Truth. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Brekke, A. (Forthcoming). Negotiating home through hip hop: Constructing and deconstructing home among second-generation musicians in Scandinavia. In L. Chao and C. Wang (Eds.), Communicating across differences: An anthology of intercultural communicative practices in the 21st Century. Cognella.

Consulting Interests

Communication and Difference Research Group Member, University of Washington
Digital Content Advisor, Center for Communication, Difference and Equity, University of Washington
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