Friday, January 11, 2019

[270] Global studies professor combines photography, geography on ‘MTSU On the Record’

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —A professor who combines her love of travel and her love of photography will be the guest on the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Christabel Devadoss, a lecturer in the Department of Global Studies and Human Geography, will air from 9:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, and from 6 to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, on WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 and

Devadoss teaches Geography of Asia/Pacific Rim, Introduction to Regional Geography and Cultural Geography. She earned her bachelor’s degree in visual journalism from Kent State University in 2009, her master’s degree in geography from Kent State in 2014 and her doctorate in geography from West Virginia University in 2018.

A member of the Professional Photographers of America, Devadoss has displayed her photos and prints of national and international landscapes at galleries throughout northeast Ohio and on her website at

Devadoss, whose grandfathers were photographers, said she uses photos she has taken in India, Spain and all over the world in her classes to spark interest and conversation.

“Textbook photographs are good sometimes, but I like to bring in a little bit more exciting images that I think students can relate to or find more interesting,” Devadoss said.

To hear previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to

For more information about the radio program, contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800. 

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