Rebecca Coates Nee


Advisory Board Member

Joined NMR in: 

December 2017

Rebecca Coates Nee is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University. Her teaching and research center around how social media is changing media, politics, and audience behaviors. She has authored seven peer-reviewed articles published in academic journals and presented numerous conference papers. She earned her doctorate in educational technology from Pepperdine University. Prior to entering academia, she worked as a television news anchor/reporter at network affiliates across the United States.  She received her master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and bachelor’s in political science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.