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Tira J.





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Here's who I am & what I do

Tira J. Murray is an Instructor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University as well as various institutions in North Carolina. She teaches courses in multimedia, production, and professional development. Tira's research has been recognized internationally. Her research interests include public policy, cultural representation in media, and digital media advancement. 

In an effort to create a community for women of color in academia, she created The Female Academic, a platform that is dedicated to sharing resources and support for fellow academics of color. 


Additionally, Tira is a two-time TEDx speaker (TEDxChapelHill, TEDxMercerIslandHSWomen). Tira holds a Master's in Interactive Media from Elon University as well as a Bachelor's in Mass Communication and Spanish from Bethune-Cookman University. 

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