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Michele M. Strano

Michele Strano is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Bridgewater College, Virginia in the United States. Her research projects center around an interest in how photographic practices are related to memory, identity formation, social norm perpetuation, and social group maintenance. Previous work includes an ethnographic investigation of the social practices constituting wedding photography, with an emphasis on how these practices ritualize the process of both accepting and subverting social norms about gender.