Ms. Janita Poe
2020-2021 STAR Scholars Journalist in Residence/Ph.D. Candidate/Career Journalist

Georgia State University

Short Biography

Janita Poe, is Ph.D. candidate at Georgia State University and a research assistant with The Atlanta Global Studies Center. Her research interests include large group international virtual exchange and virtual study abroad options for hypersegregated youth in the United States and other parts of the world. Before beginning work on a Ph.D. in global communication at Georgia State University, Janita worked as a staff writer, editor and columnist at several major news organizations including the Chicago Tribune and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.