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Jarice Hanson

Jarice Hanson is Professor Emerita from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, where she was a member of the Department of Communication.She is also author/co-author or editor of many books, including a textbook called “Taking Sides: Controversial Issues in Media and Society. Her recent solo-authored books include "24/7: How Cell Phones Change the Way We Live, Work, and Play," and "The Social Media Revolution: An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting." She is also an actor who has worked extensively in theatre, most recently in "A Walk in the Woods" for New Century Theatre in Easthampton, Mass., and as the pill-popping matriarch in "August Osage County," at The Provincetown Theater in Provincetown, Mass. She has appeared in films as well, including "The Ascendants," "The God Question," and the forthcoming "Coda," and on TV, most recently in episodes in the first season of "CastleRock," and "SMILF." Her theater reviews have appeared in IntheSpotlightInc.com for many years.

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