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Cynthia Lont

Professor of Communication and Director of Film and Video Studies

Expertise: Video production, women and media, visual communication theory, mass communication

Cynthia Lont is a professor of Communication in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and director of Film and Video Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

She can discuss various techniques, theories and practices in producing, directing and distributing video productions. She can also comment on visual communication theory and the limits of visual communication in terms of perception, economics and technology.

Lont's most recent book is titled "Women and Media, Content: Careers and Criticism" and she has won more than ten video awards for various pieces including videos on media literacy, women and media and theories of visual communication.