Dr. Susan Reilly is a international media scholar and a writer/producer of documentaries for public televsion. She is the Director of the School of Communication & Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University. Her co-authored books include: Media Knowledge: Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Critical Citizenship and The Politics of Representation: Rethinking Media Literacy. Her documentaries included: Hometown In Peril: A Case Study of a Hazardous Waste Dump Site and The Fear Inside: Alternatives for Rural Battered Women. Dr. Reilly was a Fulbright Scholar in Brazil and Humanities Core Professor at the John E. Dolibois European Center, GR.D. Luxembourg.