Shearon Roberts

Shearon Roberts, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Mass Communication and African American and Diaspora Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana. She teaches courses in converged media and researches media discourse of communities of color. She is co-author of Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster (2014, University Press of Mississippi) and co-editor of HBO’s Treme and Post-Katrina Catharsis: The Mediated Rebirth of New Orleans (2017, Lexington Books).