dr. (Mélodine) M.C.M. Sommier

dr. (Mélodine) M.C.M. Sommier

Assistant Professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Latest academic publication

M.C.M. Sommier & A. Roiha (2018). Dealing with Culture in Schools: A Small-Step Approach Towards Anti-racism in Finland. In A. Alemanji (Ed.), Antiracism Education In and Out of Schools (pp. 103-124). London: Palgrave Macmillan[go to publisher's site]

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Mélodine Sommier works as an Assistant Professor in Intercultural Communication at the department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University.

Before joining the department in September 2016, Mélodine was a doctoral candidate at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. Mélodine did her B.A. studies in France and the United Kingdom, and her M.A. studies in Finland.

In her dissertation, she used a critical intercultural communication framework to examine representations of secularism as part of the French national imaginary in newspaper texts. Her main research interests include critical and discursive approaches within the field of intercultural communication, identity issues, anti-racism education, and migration and acculturation processes. Mélodine has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and presented her work at international conferences. She has also worked as an editorial assistant for the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research since 2013.


  • Assistant Professor

    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department of Media and Communication


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam