Sherri Hope Culver 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 UNESCO & UNAOC global chair of media and information literacy and is a member of GAPMIL, the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy. Sherri’s teaching and consulting focuses on the business of media, with a focus on children’s media companies and new digital audiences. She has worked with Nickelodeon, Participant Media, PBS, Sprout, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Sherri collaborates internationally with researchers, educators, media companies, schools and nonprofit organizations on projects connected to children & media. Prior to her academic position Sherri served in several leadership positions in public media.
Sherri is author, co-author and editor of several books, articles and curricular materials, including serving as co-executive editor of the Yearbook on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue. She served as co-editor of the Yearbook from 2013-2015. Sherri serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Media LiteracyEducation; serving as its president for three terms.