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Meet the Faculty

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Theresa M. de los Santos

Assistant Professor of Communication

Division: Communication Division
Office: Center for Communication and Business (CCB) 260
Phone: (310) 506-4342
E-mail: Theresa.M.delosSantos@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
  • M.A., Pepperdine University, 2008
  • B.A., Pepperdine University, 2001


  • Introduction to Media
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Business and Professional Communication

Academic Interests:

  • Media and news effects
  • News coverage of underrepresented groups
  • News framing
  • The role of emotion in processing media messages

Selected Works:

  • Nabi, So, & de los Santos (2011). Tracing the course of research on reality TV. In E. Scharrer (Ed.), Media effects/media psychology. Wiley-Blackwell., 2011