Hope Thornton

NMI Academic Coordinator

Hope is the NMI’s Academic Coordinator, wielding expertise from her time as a New Media Certificate and Emerging Media Masters student, and a seasoned TEDxUGA veteran. In her role, Hope advises the valuable student advisor for inquiries related to the New Media Certificate, Emerging Media Masters, and Double Dawgs programs. In addition to her advisory role, Hope serves as a Teaching Assistant for NMIX 2010: Intro to New Media and NMIX 4210: New Media Industries. Hope earned her New Media Certificate and is currently pursuing an Emerging Media Masters. Beyond her academic pursuits, you’ll find Hope running on the Athens trails, traveling with friends, or trying new hobbies.

Hope joined the NMI in August 2023.