Victor Jatula

UAC Courses: COMM 1610 (Introduction to Newswriting)
Phone: 032-626-6215
Office Location: U859

Dr. Victor Jatula is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at The University of Utah Asia Campus. Previously, he was on the faculty of Journalism, Media and Communication at Griffith College in the Republic of Ireland. Dr. Jatula has lectured in Political Communication, Contemporary Politics, Investigative Journalism, Research Methods and Media History at undergraduate, diploma and certificate levels. His current research focuses on the nexus between media and democracy in post-colonial societies. Specifically, he investigates the impact of the news media on politics and public opinion in Sub-Sahara Africa. His scholarship has appeared in journals and as book chapters. Dr. Jatula received his Ph.D. in Politics (Communication) from the University of Limerick (Ireland) and M.A. in Media and Communications from the University of Leicester (UK). He enjoys hill walking, out-door sports and listening to jazz music in his spare time.