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Sherri Hope Culver

Center for Media and Information Literacy (CMIL) at Temple University, USA


Sherri Hope Culver

Sherri serves as Director of the Center for Media and Information Literacy (CMIL) at Temple University, USA where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media Studies and Production. The CMIL is recognized as a global chair of media and information literacy through the UNESCO /UNAOC university partner program and as a member of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy  Sherri is devoted to working with researchers, educators and media companies to create media content that educates, engages and entertains.  She collaborates internationally on projects relating to media literacy and children’s media. Prior to her academic position Sherri served in several leadership positions within public broadcasting. She has produced of over 600 hours of television programming.

Sherri is author, co-author and editor of several books, articles and curricular materials, including serving as co-editor of the Yearbook on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue for 2013, 2014 & 2015. Sherri is author of the Media Career Guide and The Television and Video Survival Guide.

Sherri serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Media Literacy Education; serving as its president from 2008-2014. She holds a masters degree in public culture from the University of Pennsylvania.  Her research explored the impact of children’s television on the social development of girls and their ability to form diverse friendships.