Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing Fellow, California State University
Bobbie Eisenstock, Ph.D. specializes in the social and psychological effects of media and new interactive technologies on children, teens, and families. She facilitates media literacy workshops for parents, educators, and health practitioners to promote healthy child and adolescent development. A recipient of NEDA’s Westin Family Award for Excellence in Activism and Advocacy, Dr. Eisenstock is on the faculty at California State University, Northridge where she participates in faculty eLearning communities and advises students through service-learning.
Dr. Eisenstock teaches courses about the social effects of legacy and new media, the role of popular culture in society, analysis of race, class, gender and sexual identity in media portrayals, media literacy strategies, and news literacy skills. Her passion for civic engagement has allowed her to partner with many notable organizations such as the Center for Media Literacy, the National Eating Disorder Association, and NewseumED.