Aditya Deshbandhu selected to join Exeter’s Communications as a faculty of Digital Media Sociology |

Dr. Aditya Deshbandhu, PhD Communication (2013-17, under the supervision of Prof. Usha Raman) and MA-Communication (2010-12) from the Department of Communication, SN School of Arts and Communication at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been appointed as a Lecturer in Digital Media Sociology – Communications at University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Aditya will begin his role at the University of Exeter from the 1st of August 2022.

Dr Aditya Deshbandhu

Prior to joining Exeter, Aditya was an Assistant Professor in the communication area at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore (March 2019-April 2021). Aditya’s research interests include new media studies, digital cultures, the various conceptions of the digital divide and the emerging field of video game studies. He is also the author of Gaming culture(s) in India: digital play in everyday life (Routledge, 2020). Apart from his academic research Aditya has also been writing the weekly column Game-On that features in Telangana Today for the last five years.

A University kid who was raised on campus, Aditya has earlier been involved with the community radio station – Bol Hyderabad and has often taught a few sessions at the Communication department. We wish Aditya the best in this journey and hope that his experiences at UoH’s vibrant and scenic campus serve him well in his endeavours at Exeter.

About University of Hyderabad

The University of Hyderabad is an institute of post-graduate teaching and research. The school was established by an act of the Parliament of India in 1974 as a Central University. Over the years, it has emerged as a top ranking institute of higher education and research in India. The university also offers courses under distance learning programs. The university is a member of the ‘Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU), the ‘Association of Commonwealth Universities’ (ACU) and ‘International Council for Distance Education’. An Academic Staff College has been functioning on the university campus since 1988 under the UGC scheme for improving the standards of teaching in colleges and universities. The college organizes orientation and refresher courses for college and university teachers.

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