Dr. Michael Nevradakis is a scholar, journalist, and radio/podcast producer, who completed a Ph.D. in Media Studies at the University of Texas in 2018. His dissertation, titled “From the Polis to Facebook: Social media and the development of a new Greek public sphere,” was derived from research performed in Greece between 2012-2017, which was funded by the U.S. Fulbright Foundation, the Greek State Scholarships Foundation, the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, the Erasmus+ program, and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He previously completed a MA in Public Policy (2007) and a BA in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude (2005) from Stony Brook University. He has taught communication and journalism courses at the University of Texas, the American College of Greece, and New York College. He is an editor and writer with Orthos Logos News, and previously produced and managed a variety of radio stations, radio programs, and podcasts. Dr. Nevradakis is currently an adjunct faculty member teaching in the General Education and Business programs.