- Fulbright Award (1996)
Christine L. Ogan is a professor emerita of journalism in The Media School and professor emerita in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at IU Bloomington. She received a B.S. from Bowling Green State University in 1963, a M.A. from Bowling Green State University in 1964, and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976. After completing her doctorate, Ogan joined IU’s faculty in 1976 as an assistant professor of journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences where she moved up to the rank of full professor in 1994. In 2002, she was given the additional title of professor of informatics. While at IU, Ogan taught courses in international communication and social informatics until her retirement in 2008. Currently, she teaches as an adjunct professor in the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida and since retiring, has also taught in Belgium, Hong Kong, Switzerland, and Italy.
Ogan has conducted research on Turkish migrants in Western Europe and their use of social media and is the author of Communication and Identity in the Diaspora: Turkish Migrants in Amsterdam and their Use of Media and numerous articles and journals. During the 1996-1997 academic year, Ogan received a Fulbright award to lecture and research in communications and cultural orientation at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.