A 501c3 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION
Founded in 2012, the Center for Media and Destiny is an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity, as designated by the United States Internal Revenue Service. The IRS designation was on January 27, 2013.
The Center is a very small organization that is just beginning to develop its website, programs, and activities. If you are interested in supporting or working with the Center, please contact us.
FOUNDER AND SOMETIMES DREAMER
Founder and President, Center for Media and Destiny
Associate Professor, Dept. of Media Studies and Production
Jarice Hanson, Amherst
Retired Professor, Department of Communication
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Angela Cirucci, Philadelphia
• Social media theorist
Yoni Van Den Eede, Brussels
Ph.D. fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders
Department of Philosophy and Moral Sciences
Free University of Brussels (VUB)
• Marshall McLuhan and media ecology
Abby Moore, Philadelphia
• CMAD Social Media Manager
• Cosmic media theory, cultural criticism, space narratives, land art
Olivia Antsis, Philadelphia
Director, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
MFA, University of the Arts, 2005
• Photographer and video artist
Osei Alleyne, Philadelphia
Department of Anthropology
The University of Pennsylvania
• Media anthropologist, theorist of science-fiction and human destiny.
Stacey Sullivan, Philadelphia
MA, Temple University, 2011
• Media and science, eco-architecture
Christina Betz, Philadelphia
BA, Temple University, 2016
• Cosmic media theory, Land Art
Geneveive Gillespie, Coopersburg, PA
BA, Temple University, 2013
Genevieve co-authored CMAD related papers, presented on several international panels, and curated the End of the World art exhibit in 2012. Currently, she is pursuing her Irish music career with Poor Man's Gambit. We hope the cosmos is generous to her and her band.
Agreen Wang, Shanghai
MA, Temple University, 2011
Agreen co-authored CMAD papers and was part of the panel at the McLuhan conference in Brussels. Currently, she is working in Shanghai for an educational organization. We hope the cosmos treats her well and that she makes it back soon for some fajitas at Cantina in Philly.
Barry Vacker, President
Gail Bower, Treasurer
Stacey Sullivan, Secretary
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barry Vacker, Associate Professor, Temple University (PhD, University of Texas at Austin)
Jarice Hanson, Professor, The University of Massachusetts-Amherst (PhD, Northwestern University)
Gail Bower, President, Bower & Co. Consulting LLC.
Eventually, we will add more advisors to our Board of Directors.
OUR NONPROFIT ATTORNEY
Morgen Cheshire, ESQ. LLC (Philadelphia)
• The Center offers much thanks and gratitude for all the expertise and ethusiasm shared by Morgen in handling the legal issues involved in setting up our nonprofit. Here is a great story in the Philadlephia Inquirer about Morgen's law firm for nonprofits.