Kelly Berg

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Dr. Kelly Berg began teaching at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in 2002. She teaches courses centered on mass media, strategic campaigns and social media. Her academic interests include online and fan communities, narrative, and communicating identity. While she enjoys every day she is able to work with her students, she also enjoys time with her family, traveling and summer vacation.

Recent Publications:

Berg, K. & Harthcock, A. (2013). “Brett Favre is a God: Sports Fans’ Perpetuation of Mythology on Newspaper Websites.” In Earnheardt, A. C., Haridakis, P. M., & Hugenberg, B. (Eds.). Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books.    

Berg, K. & Harthcock, A. (2008). “Let the Domination Begin: Sports Fans’ Construction of Identity in On-line Message Boards.” In L.W. Hugenberg, P.A. Haridakis, & A.C. Earnheardt (Eds.) in Sports Mania: Essays on Fandom and the Media in the 21st Century, Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.  

Kelly Berg, associate professor of communication

SJU Quad 440
320-363-2589
[email protected] 

SJU Quad 440
320-363-2589
[email protected] 

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Kelly Berg, Ph.D.
Chair, Communication Department
SJU Quad 440
320-363-2589

Laura Schmitz
Department Coordinator
SJU Quad 451
320-363-3030