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Laura Dixon, Research Dissemination Manager / Media Liaison, University of Texas at Austin

DixonContact: ldixon@prc.utexas.edu 

Laura Dixon is the Media Liaison and Research Dissemination Manager at TxPEP. She holds her PhD in Media Studies from UT Austin's Department of Radio-Television-Film along with a Women's and Gender Studies certificate. She coordinates press releases, research briefs, and fact sheets and develops media outreach strategies for TxPEP. She holds a master's degree from Emory University and a bachelor's degree from Ohio University. Her dissertation focused the use of new media by contemporary documentary filmmakers to connect with audiences and distribute their films. 

Outside of the academy, Laura also works as an associate producer and grantwriter for local documentary films. 

When she's not working, you can find Laura watching the newest and oldest documentaries, reading social research, and enjoying the outdoors in Austin. 


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