Sofia Karatza - Coastal Carolina University
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Dr. Sofia Karatza

Associate Professor - Communication, Media, & Culture

Jonathan Doe
Contact Dr. Sofia Karatza

Brittain Hall (BRTH) 309

"Cultural change starts in everyday discourse and the arts."


Karatza's work brings together intercultural communication, sensory ethnography, and film to explore the potential of senses—and extensions of them through digital media—to create and construct alternative socio-aesthetic places in which everyday life, otherwise seemingly agent-less and mundane, becomes meaningful.

Karatza is originally from Greece and Cyprus; she joined the CCU faculty in 2015.


Ph.D., Communication Studies, The University of Iowa
M.A., Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Iowa
B.A., Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Interesting Facts

Film: The last full moon (2016)

Program Affiliations

Graduate Studies

Teaching Areas

Film & Culture, Media, Intercultural Communication, Ethnography & media

Research Areas

Ethnographic Film, Experimental Film, Intercultural Communication, Sensory Ethnography 

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