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Robert Wallace Vaagan

Robert Wallace Vaagan


Professor in Media Studies, Journalism and Intercultural Communication.

Research and teaching mostly in Media Studies (strategic leadership in organizational communication, entrepreneurship and project management, intercultural communication, health communication) but also in Journalism.

Visiting Professor Stuttgart Media University Oct 2019 - Feb 2020

President 2017-19 of International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS)

Since 2018 mentor in Oslomet´s program for advancement to professorship/research professor

Founder and leader since 2013 of research group Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Media, from Oct 2019 co-leader of follow-up Innovation, entrepreneurship and design in media (MIED)

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Media studies and journalism

Subject areas

Media and globalisation   Russia   Intercultural communication   Information and communication   Social media   Media entrepreneurship   Media innovation


Asia   Europe



Scientific publications

Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2022). The Online Master Course “MEDK4100 Strategic Leadership in Organizational Communication” at Oslo Metropolitan University, Spring Term 2021. Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Pokrzycka, Lidia (Ed.). Innovative Teaching Methods. Project Management. Chapter VI. p. 73-88. Marie Curie Sklodowska University Press (MCSU Press).

Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Pokrzycka, Lidia (2022). Innovative Teaching Methods. Project Management. ISBN: 978-83-227-9566-8. 233 p. Marie Curie Sklodowska University Press (MCSU Press).

Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Toset, Anna Sendra; Farré, Jordi; Torkkola, Sinika; Lovari, Alessandro (2021). “A critical analysis of the digitization of healthcare communication in the EU: a comparison of Italy, Finland, Norway and Spain”. Presented at IAMCR, 7-11. July 2019. International Journal of Communication . Vol. 15.

Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2020). Political rhetoric, populism, leadership and intercultural communication. Dreijers, Guntars; Silis, Janis; Silga, Svike; Vekracis, Janis (Ed.). Bridging Languages and Cultures. Proceedings from EU-funded conference BLC II, September 2019, Ventspils, Latvia. kapittel. p. 227-244. Frank & Timme.

Vaagan, Robert Wallace; Bothner-By, Annelise R. (2020). Confronting stereotypes, racism and xenophobia in Oslo Museum – Intercultural Museum (IKM). Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS) . Vol. 29.

Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2019). “East/West: New Divisions, New Connections in a Populist Political Reality.” Presidential address 25th IAICS conference 12-15.July 2019, Brno, Czech Republic. Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS) . Vol. 28.

Toset, Anna Sendra; Farré, Jordi; Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2019). Seeking, sharing and co-creating: a systematic review of the relation between social support theory, social media use and chronic diseases. Social Theory & Health .

Moerlie, Clyde; Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2019). Diversity and Media in the Netherlands and Norway. Atay, Ahmet; D'Silva, Margaret (Ed.). Mediated Intercultural Communication in a Digital Age. Chapter 9. p. 147-166. Routledge.

Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2019). Ethics, globalization and intercultural communication. Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS) . Vol. 28.

Vaagan, Robert Wallace (2018). Professor Robert N.St.Clair in memoriam. Intercultural Communication Studies (ICS) . Vol. 27.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete