Sam Srauy is pursuing a doctoral degree in mass media and communication at Temple University. Prior to coming to Temple, Sam was a lecturer at California State University, Fresno in the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. Sam also has over 10 years experience as an IT consultant where he specialized in open source computing and municipal wireless networks. He once served in an executive capacity at WiCam, Ltd., an Internet and new media company in Cambodia. His research interests include development communication, discourses on race/racism, power, municipal wireless networks, and how the political economy of media organizations construct identity.