Geri Alumit Zeldes Ph.D. is a tenured full professor in MSU’s School of Journalism in the College of Communication Arts & Sciences. Zeldes doubles as an academic and practitioner. She has a dozen best paper awards from international communication associations and 100+ honors and screenings for her documentary films and other creative scholarship that include the Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for coverage of social justice issues from the Asian American Journalists Association, Edward R. Murrow and Unity awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association, two national Best of Festival Awards from the Broadcast Education Association, Top 25 Public Vote recognition for an exhibit in ArtPrize, four regional Emmys®, and awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Michigan Associated Press Editors’ Association awards. Zeldes won grants from the Michigan Humanities Council, Ruth Mott Foundation and others, and was invited to speak at two Tedx events. She is working on a documentary film that will be released in Fall 2020 called "Breed & Bootleg: The Legacy of Flint Rap" and a book, "Flow & Flint Town." Both highlight how Flint is the birthplace of the Midwest Rap genre and how psychological flow led to musical flow.
Geri Alumit's ArtPrize Entries
These are Geri Alumit's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Geri Alumit's Past Work
These are images of past work that Geri Alumit has done.