Annisa M. P. Rochadiat
Graduate Teaching Assistant in Detroit, Michigan
Annisa is a former journalist currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Communication Studies. Her areas of interest include new media and interpersonal communication. Curious in examining the intersection between communication technology, culture, and identity, Annisa is particularly intrigued by the role of new media in shaping the formation and perpetuation of contemporary religious identity among Muslim diasporas. Her recent research includes the Muslim online matchmaking phenomenon, where she examined the lived experience of a group of Muslim American women in utilizing websites and new media in mate selection and courtship.